The concept of the legal status of migrant workers is studied. It is noted that the legal status of migrant workers and the guarantee of their personal rights are enshrined in law. It is stated that the protection of the rights of Ukrainian citizens working abroad implies an important obligation for the state to create legal, socio-economic and spiritual conditions for the realization of their rights and freedoms, under which it is possible to protect the rights of individuals and international human rights organizations.
The problem of labor migration in the conditions of globalization is investigated. The labor migration plays a crucial role in today’s world population migration process. It is noted that the processes of globalization in their content are cultural, social, economic, political “challenges” for Ukraine. The globalization has both a positive and a negative impact on the development of Ukrainian society and the state.