American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 17

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA NO 17

 

Date: June 8-14, 2012

Kazakhstan

 

Minister G. Abdykalikova participates in the 101st Session of the International Labor Conference

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/256494.

 

Ministry of Labor and Club of Editors signs memorandum of cooperation

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/256305.

 

In May 2012 the number of unemployed amounted to 473.6 thousand people in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2471295.

 

This year 456 veterinarians arrive in villages in Kazakhstan on the program "To the village with a diploma"

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2470900.

 

In Kazakhstan, the average wages in April amounted to $ 663

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:995671/ or here.

 

General  Consul of the KR in Almaty: Sometimes we do not understand some state agencies of the host country working on protecting the rights of citizens

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:994141/ or here.

 

Minister G. Abdykalikova: Share of population with income below the minimum subsistence level in Kazakhstan decreased by 8 times from 2002-2011

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2470577.

 

Media: Majilismen found migrant workers from Australia among Karaganda miners

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2470525.

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyz parliament insists on creating a separate Office for Migration under the government

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/131038-v-parlamente-kyrgyzstana-nastaivayut-chtoby-v.html.

 

The Delegation from Kyrgyzstan to attend meeting of the CIS, EurAsEC and CSTO councils on migration issues

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:995501/ or here.

 

Jogorku Kenesh preparing bill banning girls under the age of 22 years to travel abroad as labor migrants

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:992611/ or here.

 

Russia reduces the number of quotas for migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1339060570/.

 

Mobile legal counseling services for migrant workers organized in trains

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/06/12/191546_dlia_trydovyh_migrantov_ organizyut_mobilnye_uridicheskie_konsyltacii_v_poezdah.html.

 

Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry: The question of dual citizenship with Russia has not been solved since 2003

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/131023-mid-kyrgyzstana-vopros-dvojnogo-grazhdanstva-s.html.

 

The parliament of Kyrgyzstan asks Foreign Ministry to facilitate delivery of abandoned babies from Russia

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/131020-v-parlamente-kyrgyzstana-prosyat-mid-sodejstvovat.html .

 

Video message by R. Otunbaeva to compatriots living abroad (audio)

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:993291/ or here.

 

About 450 thousand Kyrgyz citizens went to Russia in search of work in 2011 – Deputy D. Niyazalieva

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:994461/ or here.

 

Kyrgyz Embassy in Russia opens virtual reception

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:992781/ or here.

 

Jogorku Kenesh expresses dissatisfaction with absence of Kyrgyz consul in Yekaterinburg

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38862/427.py.

 

Welfare of migrant families in Kyrgyzstan increasing, but volume of remittances decreasing

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/panorm01.php#19.

 

Askarbek Shadiev: “Refinery in Kara-Balta will provide about 600 people with jobs”

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/34808.

 

Bishkek marks World Day Against Child Labor

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/34959.

 

Ministry of Youth and international organizations to discuss the problems of migrant workers in Bishkek

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:994051/ or here.

 

50-90 thousand Kyrgyz labor migrants in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38850/551.py.

 

Team of students from Kyrgyzstan leaves to build Olympic facilities in Sochi

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38867/583.py.

 

30 Kyrgyz citizens held in slavery in Almaty

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/archive/ky_News_in_Russian_ru/20120611/4795/4795.html?id=24610875.

 

Deputy D. Niyazalieva proposes to transfer contraceptives to clinics in Russia, where migrant workers are treated

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:994851/ or here.

 

Sergey Barsukov: More people with Russian citizenship appeared in the southern capital of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/131041-sergej-barsukov-v-yuzhnoj-stolice-kyrgyzstana.html.

 

Season of sending workers to Russia in the southern regions of Kyrgyzstan is over

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20120613/11173.html.

 

Number of unemployed in Osh increasing due to returning migrants

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/regions/2012/06/12/191563_v_oshe_iz_za_ vozvrativshihsia_migrantov_yvelichivaetsia_kolichestvo_bezrabotnyh.html.

 

196 Kyrgyz citizens in prisons in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38851/291.py.

 

Tajikistan

 

Head of Migration Service and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Tajikistan were awarded commemorative medals by FMS of Russia

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:996751/ or here.

 

Safialo Devonaev conducts meeting with the Councils of CIS Heads of Migration Bodies in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/safialo-devonaev-provodit-v-podmoskove-zasedanie-soveta-rukovoditelei-migratsionnykh-organov-sn.

 

Meeting on matters of personnel in law enforcement bodies of CIS held in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:991541/ or here.

 

Debts on wages paid off with the assistance of the representative of  MS under the Tajik government in the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/pri-sodeistvii-predstavitelstva-ms-pri-pravitelstve-rt-v-rossiiskoi-federatsii-pogashena-zadolz.

 

Residents of Tajikistan are increasingly returning from Russia with no earnings

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/zhiteli-tadzhikistana-vse-chashhe-vozvrashhayutsya-iz-rossii-bez-zarabotka.html.

 

2.6% of the economically active population of the Republic of Tajikistan officially unemployed

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/13/oficial_no_bezrabotnymi_ schitayutsya_2_6_ekonomicheski_aktivnogo_naseleniya_rt.

 

PDP officials visit Tajik Migration Service Office in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/zamestitel-lidera-ndpt-posetil-predstavitelstvo-migratsionnoi-sluzhby-pri-pravitelstve-rt-v-rf.

 

Ruling party NDPT launches election campaign among labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/pravyashchaya-v-tadzhikistane-ndpt-provedet-agitatsionnuyu-kampaniyu-v-preddverii-vyborov-sredi.

 

Tajikistan marks World Day Against Child Labor

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-otmetyat-vsemirnyi-den-borby-s-detskim-trudom.

 

Japan assists Tajikistan in development of human resources

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:993641/ or here.

 

The regular return of debt on wages

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/ocherednoe-vozvrashchenie-dolga-po-zarabotnoi-platy.

 

Dushanbe hosted training on capacity building of the republic in the fight against human trafficking

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:996221/ or here.

 

Tajik female "prostitutes" were expelled from Russia

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/11/tadzhikskikh_zhenshin_legkogo_ povedeniya_vyslali_iz_rossii.

 

Uzbekistan

 

Newspaper in Uzbek language to be issued in Moscow

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=364549.

 

Caution to employment of graduates

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/19544/ .

 

Job fair for graduates

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/19576/.

 

Uzbek migrant workers rescued Moscow students who were struck by lightning

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news.php?st=1339608120.

 

The prices for Uzbek women-slaves in the south of Kazakhstan dropped to 100 000 tenge

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1339230900.

 

Russia

 

Russia to ensure migration growth of at least 250-300 thousand per year - State Migration Policy of the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:997031/ or here.

 

Podmoskovye to discuss fight against illegal migration

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-podmoskove-obsudyat-voprosy-borby-s-nezakonnoi-migratsiei.

 

Putin demands to discuss all innovations in the field of migration publicly and not to infringe on the rights of Russians

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news.php?st=1339614240.

 

Moscow opens a center for social adaptation of migrants in the name of St. Paisius Velichkovsky

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1339058871/.

 

Red light for the illegal immigrant – Concept of the State Migration Policy 2025 approved

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/main/1339672402/.

 

Holiday for Russian Migration Service workers. They report only to the Government

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1339674076/.

 

FMS of Russia proposes to expand criminal liability for migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/fms-rossii-predlagaet-rasshirit-ugolovnuyu-otvetstvennost-dlya-migrantov.

 

St. Petersburg, 2025: 1 million migrant workers

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1339673365/.

 

Most Russians believe that immigrants have little knowledge of Russian laws

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/rossia01.php#17.

 

Account Migration is not a simple matter

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/tema01.php.

 

Features accounting international migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/tema02.php.

 

… National Council

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/gazeta01.php.

 

State Duma has expanded police powers on the basis of migrant offenders

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1339061096/.

 

Center for temporary detention of foreign nationals in St. Petersburg filled with illegals

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4841&Itemid=1 .

 

400 illegal immigrants found in former clinic in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/38843/576.py.

 

Moscow extremists convicted for the murder of migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/09/moskovskikh_ekstremistov_ osudili_za_ubiystvo_gastarbayterov.

 

Multilateral

 

CSTO to have a single database of invalid passports and visa documents

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:997181/ or here.

 

Meeting of the Board of Heads of Migration Bodies of the CIS countries will take place in Troitsk

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1339576748/ .

 

Russia and Kazakhstan canceled registration of migrants

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1339157491/.

 

Tajikistan and Russia discussed issues of labor migration regulation

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1339060689/.

 

From September 1, children of migrant workers in Russia, including children from Kyrgyzstan, will have to pay for education in schools

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/131015-s-1-sentyabrya-deti-trudovyx-migrantov-v-rossii-v.html.

 

Clashes between Armenian and Uzbek diasporas prevented in the Ural

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1339157324/.

 

International News

 

UK to toughen rules for entry of family members of immigrants and simplify the procedure of deportation

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/obzor/1339577103/.

 

Border control may be resumed within the Schengen area

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/obzor/1339157741/.

 

In most countries, information on country of birth and / or nationality residing in the territory of migrants is provided, information on flows of arrival and departure is available to a lesser extent

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/barom01.php.

 

215 million children in the world are forced to work for survival

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/c/1339553314.

 

Analytics

 

The Eurasian Union and the future of migration policy in Russia: Anti-discrimination legislation as a condition for successful integration of Eurasian population

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/analit05.php.

 

Dyachenko Lydia: I'm happy about the attitude of Kyrgyz people towards the Russian language

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4807&Itemid=1.

 

A. Rozikzoda: "You can only defend the rights of legal migrants!"

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/rozikzoda-mozhno-otstoyat-prava-tolko-legalnogo-migranta.

 

Tai Adelayya: Migration gives Russia a headache

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1339221060 .

 

Thousands of migrant children in Russia left without education

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1339673734/.

 

Child labor. We talked and then forgot

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/131006-detskij-trud-pogovorili-i-zabyli.html.

 

Migrants from the former Soviet countries in Italy (results of an empirical sociolinguistic research)

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/analit04.php.

 

On migration issues in Russia …

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/gazeta07.php.

 

About the attitude towards migrants in Russia ...

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/gazeta04.php.

 

Non-refoulement of illegals; if they face torture at home: temporary shelter should be given ...

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/gazeta010.php .

 

Children of migrants in the suburbs: Gastarbeiter from the cradle …

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/gazeta012.php .

 

On labor productivity and unemployment: In the fight for lower performance …

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/gazeta033.php.

 

Immigration Statistics vs. emigration statistics

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/tema03.php.

 

Emigration results of the 2000s

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/tema06.php.

 

Who is leaving Russia?

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/tema07.php.

 

Migrant workers have become "whipping boys" and "scapegoats"

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/trudovye-migranty-stali-malchikami-dlya-bitya-i-kozlami-otpushheniya.html.

 

Do not lead migrants by their noses. Or as today's youth says: “stop giving them baloney”

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/ne-nado-migrantov-vodit-za-nos-ili-kak-govorit-sovremennaya-molodezh-ne-nuzhno-lapshu-na-ushi-veshat.html.

 

Vyacheslav Postavnin: Migration policies must be reformed urgently

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4854&Itemid=1.

 

Publications

 

“Compatriots” № 6, June 2012

In Russian: http://migratsia.ru/blog/vyshel_v_svet_zhurnal_zemljaki_6_ijun_2012 _goda/2012-06-08-105 .

 

SCENARIOS OF MIGRATION POLICY IN RUSSIA

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/biblio04.php.

 

Announcements

 

101st Session of the International Labour Conference, 30 May - 14 June 2012

In English: http://www.ilo.org/ilc/ILCSessions/101stSession/lang--en/index.htm#a2.

 

First Anniversary of Convention 189 (Decent Work for Domestic Workers)

In English: http://www.ilo.org/travail/whatwedo/eventsandmeetings/WCMS_182275/lang--en/index.htm.

 

International consultant (joint migration and development initiative)

In English: http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=30581.

 

Follow-up to the discussions in the Committee on the Application of Standards of the 101st Session of the International Labor Conference

In English: http://www.ilo.org/gb/GBSessions/GB315/ins/WCMS_183399/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Invitation to Participate in the International Conference "Migration and Integration in Europe and Russia: New Challenges and Opportunities"

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/anons.php#1306121.

 

Institute of Social and Political Studies to conduct IV International Symposium "Migration bridge between Russia and Central Asia: current issues of socio-economic development and security"

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0513/anons.php#1306125.

 


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