The investigation into
that encouraged the
entry of pregnant Russian women
into the country to obtain Argentine citizenship continues and the Justice ordered a series of
on different establishments, such as
luxury hotels and private clinics
in search of more information.
In recent days, for example, the
Park Hyatt and Alvear
hotels were raided because it was detected that several of the
who were brought to Argentina by the agencies under investigation
Investigators determined that one of the agencies made a payment of
to a hotel.
Procedures were also performed in private clinics,
where future mothers were attended
The same in different
legal studies where
were carried out
for Russian citizens to obtain the
they found fee agreements
between Russian citizens and lawyers for figures ranging between
3,000 and 5,000 dollars
In the first passages of the investigation, it had been determined that several Russian couples presented
apocryphal documentation to obtain permanent residences
It is that foreigners who aspire to residency have to validate a certification of domicile where they must express the decision to live in the country and where they will do so.
This procedure is essential for the progress of the granting of permanent residence granted by the National Directorate of
And in this, irregularities were detected.
Investigators determined that one of the agencies made a payment of 6,000,000 pesos to a hotel.
At the beginning of the case, it was detected that in some
70 procedures, verifications of
The documentation was presented with
apocryphal signatures and stamps of policemen
This feeds the idea that
would also be
in the journey to access apocryphal documentation.
At the moment of the birth of a baby in Argentina, it immediately obtains the citizenship and the DNI.
After that, her parents apply to Immigration for permanent residence.
Once the residence is obtained, they can request the Citizenship Charter, which is processed before the Federal Civil and Commercial courts and once the period for obtaining said benefit is achieved, it usually takes two
thus allowing to obtain the Argentine passport.
The researchers determined that a good part of the citizens of Russian nationality, almost 80%, who make their permanent residence in the National Territory,
emigrate to other latitudes
, thereby losing the essence of permanence in the country.
Raid in legal studies where they carried out the procedure for Russian women to obtain citizenship.
The case of the Russian pregnant women began
more than a month ago
, with a series of journalistic investigations detailing the boom in women
traveling to give birth in Argentina
Although they mentioned the desire to escape the war that their country of origin waged against Ukraine, one of the biggest attractions was the possibility of
for newborns and women
It is that with the Argentine passport you have
access to a large number of countries without special requirements
, although to enter the United States you must process a visa that is generally for 10 years.
In Russia, on the other hand, the war against Ukraine caused many nations to close their doors to their citizens.
They break up a gang that brought women and got fake documents for US$ 35,000
Last month, the Federal Police broke up a gang
in Puerto Madero
that brought pregnant Russian women to have their children in the country and charged them up to US$35,000.
The package included getting them a sanatorium for childbirth and trout documentation to obtain Argentine citizenship in record time.
The troops carried out two raids in
luxury tower apartments in Puerto Madero
, where they kidnapped dollars, notebooks and immigration documents from the criminal organization.
According to police sources confirmed to
, for their "services" the band charged
between US$20,000 and US$35,000
to wealthy families in the country governed by Vladimir Putin.
The Justice assures that the organizer of the trips of Russian pregnant women charges a social plan, but from ANSES they deny it
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