American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 130

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 130

Date: September 19 - Осtober 2, 2016  

Kazakhstan

 

 

On the issues of migration flows

In Russian: http://www.kazpravda.kz/fresh/view/po-voprosam-migratsionnih-potokov/.

 

Majority of labor migrants from Kazakhstan in 2016 left to China

In Russian: https://vlast.kz/novosti/19354-v-2016-godu-bolsinstvo-trudovyh-migrantov-iz-kazahstana-uezzalo-v-kitaj.html.

 

Influx of Chinese migrant workers recorded in Kazakhstan

In Russian: https://regnum.ru/news/society/2182717.html.

 

Migrant workers underpaid more than 2 billion tenge taxes in Almaty region

In Russian: https://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/almatinskoy-oblasti-trudovyie-migrantyi-nedoplatili-2-302687/.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

 

Parliament adopted a resolution on the protection of KR migrant workers’ rights abroad

In Russian: here.

 

State Migration Agency on the cause of migrant workers death

In Russian: here.

 

Prime Minister called the advantages joining of KR in the EAEC for migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Parliament raised migration issue and two passports of Kyrgyz migrants

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/111464.

 

Human rights activist raised a question of attitude to Kyrgyz migrants in Russia in the OSCE forum

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/a/28005821.html.

 

Registration period for Kyrgyz citizens in Kazakhstan are planning to extend

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-379731-ru.html.

 

Foreign Ministry: about 745 thousand Kyrgyz citizens working abroad

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/a/28001565.html.

 

Parliament dissatisfied with the work of State Agency for Migration

In Russian: here.

 

MLSP Kyrgyzstan: 19th meeting of the Consultative Council for Labor, Migration and the Social Protection of the CIS Member States population held in Bishkek

In Russian: http://www.mlsp.gov.kg/?q=ru/content/mtsr-kr-v-bishkeke-proshlo-zasedanie-xxix-konsultativnyy-sovet-po-trudu-migracii-i-socialnoy.

 

More than a quarter of working population of Kyrgyzstan is looking for a job abroad

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/ru/bolee-chetverti-trudosposobnogo-naseleniya-kyrgyzstana-ischet-rabotu-za-predelami-strany_a2954351.

 

Migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan in Russia is more than 80%, in Kazakhstan - about 15%

In Russian: here.

 

Almazbek Asanbaev: "Today’s biggest problem in the field of migration - informal employment and labor exploitation"

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/111890.

 

Almazbek Asanbaev: "About 240 thousand citizens of Kyrgyzstan are in Russia and do not follow the rules"

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/111905.

 

Additional legal assistance to migrants from Kyrgyzstan to provide in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://knews.kg/250827/v-peterburge-okazhut-dopolnitelnuyu-pravovuyu-pomoshh-migrantam-iz-kyrgyzstana.

  

 

Tajikistan

 

 

Head of Tajik Foreign Ministry at the UN spoke about the problems of labor migration

In Russian: https://www.news.tj/ru/news/tajikistan/society/20160920/231063.

 

Migration Service set to work with foreign nationals in Tajikistan

In Russian: https://www.news.tj/ru/news/tajikistan/laworder/20160920/v-tadzhikistane-migratsionnaya-sluzhba-vzyalas-za-inostrannih-grazhdan.

 

Minister: Remittances are a major source of growth in Tajikistan

In Russian: https://www.news.tj/ru/news/tajikistan/economic/20160923/231233.

 

Tajikistan no longer depends on remittances

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/22284-tadzhikistan-bolshe-ne-budet-zaviset-ot-denezhnyh-perevodov-migrantov.html.

 

In a third more expensive calls from Tajikistan to Russia

In Russian: http://rus.ozodi.org/a/28025582.html.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

 

Central Bank of RF: money transfers from Russia to Uzbekistan decreased

In Russian: http://podrobno.uz/cat/economic/tsb-rf-denezhnye-perevody-iz-rossii-v-uzbekistan-snizilis/.

 

The acquisition of foreign citizenship may cause loss of citizenship of Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://www.anons.uz/article/society/17946/.

 

Within 6 months more than 462.5 thousand jobs created in Uzbekistan  

In Russian: http://podrobno.uz/cat/economic/v-uzbekistane-v-pervom-polugodii-sozdano-svyshe-462-5-tys-rabochikh-mest/.

 

 

Russia

 

 

Russia stopped deportation of migrants who have violated the law and passport-visa regulations

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/22249-v-rossii-priostanovili-deportatsiju-migrantov-narushivshih-zakon-i-pasportno-vizovyj-rezhim.html.

 

Moscow receives more than 1% of tax revenue from the sale of patents for migrants

In Russian: https://regnum.ru/news/economy/2184214.html.

 

Number of violations in Russia in the field of migration fell by 25%

In Russian: https://regnum.ru/news/polit/2186572.html.

 

Every tenth migrant worker in Russia suffers from depression

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/a/28016233.html.

 

 

Multilateral

 

 

Experts noted growth of migrants in RF from EAEC countries

In Russian: http://www.ritmeurasia.org/news--2016-09-26--eksperty-otmetili-rost-migrantov-v-rf-iz-stran-eaes-25916.

 

 

International

 

  

Migration should be an act of choice and not a desperate last resort

In English: http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/434127/icode/.

 

Speech given by ICRC President: Addressing large movements of refugees and migrants

In English: https://www.icrc.org/en/document/speech-given-icrc-president-addressing-large-movements-refugees-and-migrants.

 

Summit on Refugees and Migrants Begins as IOM Joins the United Nations

In English: http://www.iom.kz/ru/new/214-un-and-iom.

 

 

Analytics

 

 

Deportation of migrants from Russia: back to home at own expense

In Russian: https://centre1.com/world/deportatsiya-migrantov-iz-rossii-otpravka-za-schet-poluchatelya/.

 

Bet on skilled migrants

In Russian: http://rus.azattyq.org/a/rabochaya-sila-s-kvalifikatciei-kazakhstan/28002912.html.

 

Do Kazakh border guards push migrants from Kyrgyzstan to crime?

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/a/27999563.html.

 

Study: Kyrgyz women leave for migration to avoid marriage

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/22203-issledovanie-kyrgyzstanki-uezzhajut-v-migratsiju-chtoby-izbezhat-braka.html.

 

Migration: people want a better future for their children

In Russian: https://www.icrc.org/ru/document/migraciya-lyudi-hotyat-luchshego-budushchego-dlya-svoih-detey.

 

Book Review: Migration And Social Upheaval As The Face Of Globalization In Central Asia

In English: http://www.rferl.org/a/qishloq-ovozi-book-review-hoares-migration/28004433.html.

 

"Registan" - about the life of Samarkand Tajiks

In Russian: http://rus.ozodi.org/a/28012897.html.

 

Costs per ruble, income - for two

In Russian: https://www.gazeta.ru/comments/2016/09/23_a_10211915.shtml#page2.

 

Bitter bread of migrant

In Russian: http://nlkg.kg/ru/economy/gorkij-xleb-gastarbajtera.

 

 

Publications

 

 

Women and children from Kyrgyzstan involved in migration

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/images/docs/rapport_kyrgyzstan_ru-web.pdf.

 

Addressing rural youth distress migration

In English: http://www.fao.org/resources/infographics/infographics-details/en/c/428634/.

 

 

Announcements

 

 

3rd Almaty Process Senior Officials Meeting (SOM), 19-20 September 2016, Astana, Kazakhstan

In Russian: here

 

 


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