American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 24

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA NO 24

 

Date: July 27 – August 2, 2012

Kazakhstan

 

Kazakhstan approves rules for immigrant registration

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/archive/ky_News_in_Russian_ru/20120801/4795/4795.html?id=24663064.

 

BNews.kz portal holds an online conference on "Labor - as a governing national factor in global competition"

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/258292.

 

No social benefits if a person refuses a job provided by Employment Program

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2482452.

 

Almaty – Hong Kong travel intensifies as visa-free travel kicks in

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=12498.

 

500 students participate in third labor semester of SCB in Zhambyl oblast

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2483164.

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

R. Otunbayeva launches Compatriots’ Forum

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/08/01/195830_roza_otynbaeva_ obiavila_ob_otkrytii_foryma_sootechestvennikov_foto.html.

 

Government and compatriots to be engaged in national formation

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/politics/2012/07/31/195773_pravitelstvo_i_ sootechestvenniki_zaymytsia_nacistroitelstvom.html.

 

President Atambaev thanks labor migrants for culture preservation

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/08/01/195836_prezident_ poblagodaril_trydovyh_migrantov_za_sohranenie_kyltyry.html.

 

The Social Fund of the KR plans to discuss the issue of transferring insurance fees of migrant workers by employers with Russia

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1033531/ or here.

 

Thousands can watch The First World Congress of Kyrgyzstanis and Compatriots online

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/37759.

 

Kyrgyzstan and Russia agree on testing migrants in Russian language skills in the territory of the KR

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1033571/ or here.

 

Director of Employment Center: According to statistics, most citizens going abroad have just attained full age

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1033681/ or here.

 

Ignorance of Russian laws creates difficulties for Kyrgyz labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20120801/11981.html.

 

Ch. Shamshiev: Remittances, not the National Bank ensure stability of the national currency

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/08/01/195856_chingiz_shamshiev_ stabilnost_soma_obespechivaut_perevody_migrantov_a_ne_nacbank.html.

 

Forum of Compatriots and World Congress of Kyrgyzstanis could not hold a joint event due to date incompatibility – Zamandash representative

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1036361/ or here.

 

Bodosh Mamyrova urges not to hide the budget’s dependence on labor migration

In Russian:  http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/08/01/195844_bodosh_mamyrova_prizvala_ ne_skryvat_zavisimost_budjeta_ot_trydovoy_migracii.html.

 

SPSU to test labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Russian language skills

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/07/31/195827_spbgy_proverit_znanie_ rysskogo_iazyka_y_trydovyh_migrantov_iz_kyrgyzstana.html.

 

Head of Kyrgyz MFA invites participants of the World Congress to visit its Migration Department

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/37922.

 

Alexander Avanesov suggest to establish annual award for compatriots

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5344&Itemid=36.

 

15,000 Kyrgyzstanis living in Montreal, Canada request opening of a diplomatic mission

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/38030.

 

3000 Kyrgyz live in Germany

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/38055.

 

Bishkek holds a conference on human rights protection of labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan to Russia

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1033441/ or here.

 

Remittances to Kyrgyzstan increase by 17.4% in the first half of 2012

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/37768.

 

JobTrends: Intensive employment growth in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/37851.

 

A young pianist from Kyrgyzstan proposes development of a musical art performance concept in the country

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/science-and-culture/full/38058.

 

Grand concert as part of the World Congress of Kyrgyz people and Compatriots

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/37669.

 

Kyrgyz migrant in Yekaterinburg: After the "Patriot" Kyrgyz girls behave decent

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/08/01/195896_kyrgyzstanec_v_ ekaterinbyrge_posle_patriota_devyshki_vedyt_sebia_prilichnee.html.

 

Tajikistan

 

Migration Service Head meets with Chinese Consul in the RT and Xinjiang economic newspaper representatives

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/vstrecha-nachalnika-migratsionnoi-sluzhby-s-konsulom-knr-v-rt-i-predstavitelyami-sintszyanskoi-.

 

Head of the Migration Service of Tajikistan reports to journalists

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/07/27/glava_migracionnoy_sluzhby_ tadzhikistana_otchitalsya_pered_zhurnalistami.

 

Tajikistan’s Migration Service representative acquaints himself with working conditions of migrant workers in Sochi

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/predstavitel-ms-tadzhikistana-oznakomilsya-s-usloviyami-raboty-trudovykh-migrantov-v-sochi.

 

Roundtable held in Krasnodar oblast

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/provedenie-kruglogo-stola-na-aktualnuyu-temu-v-krasnodarskom-krae.

 

More than half of the unemployed in Tajikistan are women

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/13389-bolshe-poloviny-bezrabotnyh-v-tadzhikistane-sostavlyayut-zhenschiny.html.

 

More than 446 thousand Tajikistanis leave the country for labor migration in the first half of 2012

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/svyshe-446-tys-grazhdan-tadzhikistana-vyekhali-v-pervom-polugodii-v-trudovuyu-migratsiyu.

 

Another group of migrant workers gets employed

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/trudoustroena-ocherednaya-gruppa-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Tajik citizens abroad appeal to the UN on the situation in Khorog

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/grazhdane-tadzhikistana-za-rubezhom-obratilis-v-oon-v-svyazi-s-situatsiei-v-khoroge.

 

Help for labor migrant in getting salary 

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/vozvrashchena-ocherednaya-zarabotnaya-plata-trudovoi-migrantke.

 

Russia deports more than 80 people to Sogd

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/08/01/v_sogd_iz_rossii_deportirovano_ bolee_80_grazhdan.

 

Uzbekistan

 

National Organization of Uzbeks in Primorye receives guests from Migration Service

In Russian: http://primamedia.ru/news/primorye/27.07.2012/218931/natsionalnaya-organizatsiya-uzbekov-v-primore-prinyala-gostey-iz-migratsionnoy-s.html.

 

In support of entrepreneurs

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/business/20164/.

 

New personnel for new time

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/20168/.

 

Uzbek pilaf brings people together and strengthens families

In Russian: http://www.jahonnews.uz/rus/rubriki/kultura/uzbekskiy_plov_obedinyaet_lyudey_ i_skreplyaet_semi.mgr.

 

Russia

 

FMS and SPSU open Language Testing Office for migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5303&Itemid=35.

 

Department of the FMS explains

In Russian: http://www.oren.ru/news/2653377/.

 

FMS Director meets with migrants in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/07/30/Direktor-FNS-Rossii-poobschalsya-s-peterburgskimi-migrantami-294433.

 

Primorye plans to open a migration center

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1390.

 

Migrants to protect honor of Russia in London

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1391.

 

Migration card can be filled up at home

In Russian: http://www.objectiv.tv/270712/72934.html.

 

No jobs for migrants without knowledge of Russian

In Russian: http://www.uznayvse.ru/v-rossii/migrantam-ne-znayuschim-russkiy-yazyik-ne-dadut-rabotat-v-rossii-38455.html.

 

Moscow markets toughen inspections to detect illegal immigrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5332&Itemid=35.

 

"Moral code" for migrants established in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-peterburge-poyavilsya-moralnyi-kodeks-dlya-migrantov.

 

Foreign migrant issues discussed in Primorsky Krai

In Russian: http://primamedia.ru/news/primorye/02.08.2012/220050/vopros-adaptatsii-inostrannih-migrantov-obsudili-v-primorskom-krae.html.

 

Department of the FMS discovers 600 places of concentration of migrants in the St. Petersburg and Leningrad region

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/07/27/UFMS-obnaruzhilo-600-mest-sosredotocheniya-migrantov-293851.

 

St. Petersburg prosecutor offers to place migrants in "cultural" hangars

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5286&Itemid=35.

 

Bailiffs and the Migration Service sign an agreement with Muslims in Khabarovsk

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1343638489/.

 

FMS finds dormitory with illegal immigrants in the south-east of Moscow

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/07/31/fms_nashla_na_yugo_vostoke_ moskvy_obshezhitie_s_nelegalami.

 

Multilateral

 

Central Asia's migrant headache

In English: http://remittancesgateway.org/index.php/press-clippings/flows-information/1166-central-asias-migrant-headache.

 

Russia asks migrants to not appear on the streets on Airborne Forces Day

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/world-news/full/38024.

 

International News

 

Number of foreign workers in Antalya is growing rapidly

In Russian: http://antalyatoday.ru/news/antalya-2420.html.

 

China - the second major source of migration to Australia

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/obzor/1343298072/.

 

Analytics

 

Migration according to the Concept

In Russian: http://oprf.ru/press/news/2012/newsitem/18587.

 

Russia collects 120 million records on foreigners

In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/migration//article/31276.

 

Migrant workers to test Russian language skills

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5294&Itemid=35.

 

Taxi drivers demand expulsion of migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5319&Itemid=35.

 

Migrants are asked not to litter and shout

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5253&Itemid=35.

 

Almost half of the Kyrgyz population are migrants

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2012/08/02/kochevie.html.

 

Organized employment: a fairy tale told but not soon done

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5291&Itemid=35.

 

Astananians do not throw doubtful glances at migrants with terms such as: "Migrants!"

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2482745.

 

B. Sattori: Migrant workers can change the course of the presidential campaign in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1343758800.

 

Local politicians divide diasporas abroad for internal use

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1036691/ or in attached file: 06.

 

Migrants offended by Poltavchenko’s words “sheep in the flats”

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5340&Itemid=35.

 

Publications

 

New Publication: “Chinese migration in Central Asia in the beginning of XXI century”

Author: Yelena Sadovskaya

In English: here.

 

R. Otunbayeva’s speech at the opening ceremony of the "Mekendeshter" Forum (text)

In Russian: http://www.forum.roza.kg/news/kyrgyzcha-vystuplenie-eks-prezidenta-rozy-otunbaevoj-na-otkrytii-foruma-mekendeshter/.

 

Labor migrant, № 16, June 2012

In Russian: http://888999.ru/gazeta/index.html.

 

  


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