American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 13

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 13 (2018)

Date:  June 11 - 24  

 

Kazakhstan

 

 

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan agreed on combating illegal migration

In Russian: https://regnum.ru/news/economy/2436082.htm.

 

Second Migration Service Centre of Republic opened in Shymkent

In Russian: https://www.inform.kz/en/vtoroy-migracionnyy-con-respubliki-otkrylsya-v-shymkente_a329681.

 

More than nine thousand people left Kazakhstan for four months

In Russian: https://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/kazahstan-chetyire-mesyatsa-pokinulo-devyati-tyisyach-346644.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

 

Labor migrants remitted more than $ 700 million to Kyrgyzstan since the beginning of year

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/trudovye-migranty-s-nachala-goda-pereveli-v-kyrgyzstan-bolee-700-mln.

 

Migrants told the president that they "wander abroad because of corruption in Kyrgyzstan"

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/migranty-zaiavili-prezidentu-chto-skitaiutsia-na-chuzhbine-iz-za-korruptcii-v-kyrgyzstane.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

 

Project to protect children affected by migration started in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://avesta.tj/2018/06/16/v-tadzhikistane-startoval-proekt-po-zashhite-detej-zatronutyh-migratsiej.

 

Remittances from Russia to Tajikistan grew by 15 percent

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/en/news/tajikistan/economic/20180619/denezhnie-perevodi-iz-rossii-v-tadzhikistan-virosli-na-15-protsento

 

  

Uzbekistan

 

 

Uzbekistan in the first quarter received transfers from Russian Federation for $ 726 million

In Russian: http://www.uzdaily.uz/articles-id-38012.ht.

 

Kuranbaev: Uzbek migrants become an easy target for terrorists

In Russian: http://podrobno.uz/cat/politic/kuranbaev-uzbekskie-.

 

 

Russia

 

 

Putin amnesties Kyrgyz migrants

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/29974-putin-amnistiruet-kyrgyzskih-migrantov.htm.

 

Russians get superiority over migrants

In Russian: https://lenta.ru/news/2018/06/13/go_home.

 

Number of migrants to Russia has significantly decreased

In Russian: https://vz.ru/news/2018/6/20/928772.htm.

 

 

International 

   

 

Much more than a ‘lifeline’ for millions of households, remittances can spur global growth, says UN agency

In English: https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/06/1012312.

 

US migrant children policy reversal, still ‘fails’ thousands of detained youngsters: UN rights experts

In English: https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/06/101283.

 

Global Migration Can Be a Potent Tool in the Fight to End Poverty Across the World—New Report

In English: http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2018/06/14/global-migration-can-be-a-potent-tool-in-the-fight-to-end-poverty-across-the-world-new-repor

 

 

Analytics 

   

 

Sergei Zheleznyak: derive migration from shadow

In Russian: here.

 

National statistics: Kyrgyz people become poorer and increasingly dependent on migrants

In Russian: https://eng.azattyk.org/a/kyrgyzstan-poverty-stat/29313225.htm.

 

Migrants: radicalization of views begins at home

In Russian: https://www.ritmeurasia.org/news--2018-06-16--migranty-radikalizacija-vzgljadov-nachinaetsja-na-rodine-3702.

 

Refugees and other migrants do not lose their rights, crossing borders

In Russian: here.

 

Live where it said. New Russian laws to make migrants illegal

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/29977-zhivi-gde-skazano-novye-rossijskie-zakony-prevratjat-migrantov-v-nelegalov.htm.

 

Chained by one chain. Why HIV-infected migrants in Russia go underground

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/29973-skovannye-odnoj-tsepju-pochemu-vich-infitsirovannye-migranty-v-rossii-uhodjat-v-podpole.htm.

 

"Refused from Russia." What is the fate of children abandoned by migrants?

In Russian: https://eng.azattyk.org/a/russia-migrants-kyrgyzstan/29317577.htm.

 

 

Publications 

   

  

News on Labor migration, June 2018

In Russian: here.

 

 

Announcements 

   

  

International Organization for Migration (IOM) / UN Migration Agency requests bids for conducting a diaspora engagement forum «Mekendeshter-2018″

In English: http://iom.kg/en/?p=131.

 

STATEMENT by IOM / UN MIGRATION AGENCY on the rights of migrant workers to have rest

In Russian: http://iom.kg/en/?p=130.

 

 


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