American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 2

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 2

 

Date: February 11-17, 2012

Kazakhstan

 

Kazakhstan's President approves amendments to Labor Code
In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/c/1329475094.

 

Number of emigrants from Kazakhstan in 2011 increases by 22.8%
In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news/898381 or here.

 

After 2020 Kazakhstan may face deficit of employable citizens
In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0497/panorm01.php#7.

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Videoconference on migration issues with Russia to be held in Kyrgyz capital
In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/29/38170/438.py.

 

Registration duration for Kyrgyz citizens in diplomatic mission abroad increases up to 15 days
In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38146/565.py.

 

Training within Russian project concludes
In Russian: http://www.mz.kg/news/view/id/547.

 

“Ak Bata”: Parliament has not yet developed a basic concept of migration in the country
In Russian: http://www.24.kg/biznes-info/121781-pp-laquoak-bataraquo-v-strane-ne-vyrabotana.html.

 

The first world forum of Kyrgyz Diasporas abroad to be held in New-York city

In English: http://eng.24.kg/community/2012/02/14/22923.html

 

Jenishbek Mukambetov: “Migrants will be able to send fees to recover pensionable service record through Unistream money transfer system
In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38117/977.py.

 

Kyrgyz citizens take 7th place on number of Gastarbeiter in Russia
In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/29/38169/204.py.

 

Preventive check-up of workers at big markets and residents of new settlements to be held in Capital of Kyrgyzstan
In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/120660-v-stolice-kyrgyzstana-projdet-profilakticheskij.html.

 

New Chair of Kyrgyz Diaspora elected in Russia’s Irkutsk
In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38180/841.py.

 

“Mekendesh” concludes results of its work in Dushanbe
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/17/v_dushanbe_podvedeny_itogi_ raboty_nkc_mekendesh.

 

 

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Uzbek “Adolat” opens its office in Vladivistok
In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/migration//article/28485.

 

Saratovians like Uzbek bread ‘lepeshka’ made in ‘tandoor’
In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/diaspora//article/28416.

 

Uzbekistan is better recognized on Volga riverside
In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/diaspora//article/28378.

 

Tajikistan

 

Automated migration registration system presented in Dushanbe
In English: http://news.tj/en/news/automated-migration-registration-system-presented-dushanbe.

 

Project on socio-economic inclusion of women from migrants’ households developed
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/16/razrabotan_proekt_o_social_no_ ekonomicheskoy_vklyuchennosti_zhenshin_iz_domokhozyaystv_migrantov.

 

UNDP reveals extent of Tajik dependence on remittances
In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=11395.

 

Tajikistan authorities help citizens migrate
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/16/vlasti_tadzhikistana_pomogayut_ grazhdanam_s_pereseleniem.

 

New law promises to be useful
In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/novyj_zakon/2012-02-13-1289.

 

Tajikistanis abroad create political movement
In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news/895201 or here.

 

Tajik migrants unanimously support Putin
In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/14456.html.

 

A Corresponding Member from Tajikistan works as a tile setter
In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/migrant_poeht/2012-02-17-1292.

 

A Dostiev on relations in Tajikistan and Russia
In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/dostiev-ob-otnosheniyakh-mezhdu-tadzhikistanom-i-rossiei.

 

Russia

 

Russian pension for foreign workers
In Russian: http://www.migrator.ru/news/?id=390.

 

Migrant is relieved from collecting extra ‘papers’
In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/migration//article/28522.com.

 

FMS Director K. Romodanovsky supports toughening criminal law and tests in Russian language and literature
In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/29/38171/797.py.

 

Romodanovsky plans to solve ‘rubber’ flats
In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/romodanovskij-nameren-razobratsya-s-rezinovymi-kvartirami.html.

 

FMS: Number of Gastarbeiter speaking Russian is reducing
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/16/fms_chislo_vladeyushikh_ russkim_yazykom_gastarbayterov_sokrashaetsya.

 

Moscow may hold vacancy fairs for legal Gastarbeiter
In Russian: http://www.argumenti.ru/society/online/2012/02/157708.

 

Migration quota in Moscow cut four times since 2008
In Russian: http://www.argumenti.ru/society/online/2012/02/157708.

 

Raids for illegal migrants start in Russia
In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3007&Itemid=35.

 

Novosibirsk enters its stake on educated repatriates
In Rusisan: http://www.vesti.uz/migration//article/28507.

 

“Maternal houses do millions of abortions a year!”
In Russian: http://www.argumenti.ru/society/online/2012/02/156854.

 

Bilateral/Multilateral

 

Remittances from Russia to Central Asian countries increased by 29% in 2011
In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news/897941 or here.

 

250 thousand migrant-sweepers to be untenanted out of Moscow basements
In Russian: http://migrant.ferghana.ru/newslaw/analyze/250-tyisyach-dvornikov-migrantov-hotyat-vyiselit-iz-moskovskih-podvalov.html.

 

Migrants in Ivanovo baked bread without gloves and pinafores
In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/02/14/v_ivanove_migranty_vypekali_ khleb_bez_perchatok_i_fartukov.

 

Analytics

 

Kyrgyz and Tajik Migrants protest in Moscow
In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38120/172.py.

 

Gastarbeiter in Russia
In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3061&Itemid=35

 

Valeri Karamov: “Number of foreigners coming to Russia increases every year”
In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3056&Itemid=35

 

How to get minority migrants adapted?
In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3029&Itemid=35..

 

“RG”: Persona non migranta. Russia’s FMS Head frightens ‘unwanted guests’
In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news.php?st=1329369240.

 

Why are you like natives? Migrants' children learn Russian passionately
In Russian: http://migrant.ferghana.ru/newslaw/chronicle/chto-vyi-kak-rodnyie-deti-migrantov-uvlechenno-osvaivayut-russkiy-yazyik.html.

 

Tajikistan is fed by labor migrants
In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/tadzhikistan-kormyat-trudovye-migranty.html.

 

About Kyrgyz tribes in Pakistan
In Russian: http://www.akipress.org/comments/news:11431.

 

Small child comes to his father and asks “What is good and what is bad?”
In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/chto_otvetit_synu/2012-02-16-1290.

 

Tajik tragedy
In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/tadzhikskaya-tragediya.html.

 

When bureaucracy is more important
In Russian: http://www.24.kg/glance/121216-kogda-byurokratiya-vazhnee.html.

 

Top-10: Cold but restive January
In English: http://eng.24.kg/community/2012/02/07/22821.html.

 

Publications

 

“"Action": Publishing Research Results in Film” by Susan Thieme, in Forum: Qualitative Social Research, Volume 13, No. 1, Art. 31, January 2012
In English: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs1201316 or here.

 

“Coming Home? Patterns and Characteristics of Return Migration in Kyrgyzstan” by Susan Thieme, in “International Migration”, IOM Publications, Early view. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2435.2011.00724.x
In English: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291468-2435/earlyview or here.

 

Announcements

 

Call for Papers: special issue on Gender, Religion and Migration

In English: http://www.religionandgender.org/index.php/rg/announcement/view/14.

 


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