The concept of the person of a foreigner and a person without citizenship can be considered in two aspects - social and legal. Researching and understanding the essence of the legal and social status of foreigners and stateless persons allows us to find out their place and role in society and every democratic state as its members. It explains the legal status and relationship with citizenship of another state, content and personal their right to work under the current law national and international legislation legal remedies and this right. The Constitution of Ukraine 1996 establishes that foreigners and stateless persons legally staying in Ukraine enjoy the same rights and freedoms and have the same obligations as citizens of Ukraine, except as provided by the Constitution, laws, or international law agreements of Ukraine. They may be granted asylum in the manner prescribed by law; so far, the legal status of foreigners, stateless persons, and refugees is precisely regulated by recent Ukrainian legislation. The author tries to analyze the current Ukrainian legislation on the legal status of foreigners, to highlight the strong and weak sides, opportunities, challenges, and threats. The author supports some academic proposals to codify the current legislation on the status of foreigners in Ukraine by adopting a single codified act. Looking further, the author aims to provide suggestions for improving the relevant legislation to the requirements of the European Union (keeping in mind not only the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine but ongoing communication in 2022 on fast-track accession to the EU)..
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