American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 26

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA NO 26

 

Date: August 10-16, 2012

Kazakhstan

 

Almaty toughens migration control

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kazakhstan/society/9866369/.

 

Implementation of Employment Program discussed in Aktobe

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2486746.

 

In June average monthly salary equals to $704 in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1038921/ or here.

 

Nearly 470 thousand unemployed Kazakhstanis registered in July

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=368288.

 

Astananians register Chinese at their residence for a fee of $33-66

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1038909/ or here.

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Mairambek Zhapanov: “World Congress of Kyrgyzstanis achieves its objectives”

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5474&Itemid=36.

 

Manual for labor migrants to be issued in Russian and Kyrgyz languages in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.news-asia.ru/view/ks/society/3359.

 

Flow of migrants from Kyrgyzstan to Russia increases dramatically in recent years

In Russian: http://ktrk.kg/rus/index.php?newsid=7066.

 

Kyrgyz women living abroad, decide to fight against torture of mothers and children

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/134731-kyrgyzstanki-prozhivayushhie-za-predelami-strany.html.

 

Almost half of Kyrgyz labor migrants settle down in Moscow

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0517/rossia01.php#17.

 

6 children of migrants brought to Kyrgyzstan from Russia

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/08/16/196977_v_kyrgyzstan_dostavili_ shesteryh_detey_migrantov_iz_rossii_foto.html.

 

33 Kyrgyz citizens deported from Russia within 6 months in 2012

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/1560087.html.

 

8 Kyrgyz citizens caught in labor slavery in Kazakhstan return from Almaty

In Russian: http://www.knews.kg/ru/society/20246/.

 

2452 new jobs created in Batken oblast in the first half of 2012

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/regions/full/38740.

 

More than 12.5% of residents of Batken oblast left to work abroad

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-181962-ru.html.

 

Daughter of immigrants from Kyrgyzstan receives Art-Smart award at the “Young Artists 2012” contest in Philadelphia (USA)

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/134777-doch-vyxodcev-iz-kyrgyzstana-poluchila-premiyu.html.

 

Kyrgyz Club to organize Independence Day of Kyrgyzstan in New York

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1039113/ or here.

 

Tajikistan

 

Coordination Committee on Migration to be established in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/08/15/v_dushanbe_sozdadut_koordinacionnyy_ komitet_po_voprosam_migracii.

 

Tajikistan to decide on fate of former compatriots who do not have citizenship of any CIS country

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikistan-reshit-sudbu-byvshikh-sootechestvennikov-ne-imeyushchikh-grazhdanstva-ni-odnoi-str.

 

President signs decree to increase salaries, pensions and scholarships

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/goverment/13623-prezident-podpisal-ukaz-o-povyshenii-zarabotnyh-plat-pensii-i-stipendiy.html.

 

Meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/vstrecha-s-poslom-respublika-yuzhnoi-korei.

 

Establishing and developing relations

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/ustanovlenie-i-razvitie-otnoshenii.

 

About half a billion dollars of remittance sent to the north of Tajikistan in the first half of the year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/na-sever-tadzhikistana-v-pervom-polugodii-ot-trudovykh-migrantov-postupilo-okolo-polmilliarda-d.

 

Tajik migrants to have opportunity to learn Korean

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskim-migrantam-dadut-vozmozhnost-izuchit-koreiskii-yazyk.

 

About 20 thousand women leave Soghd for labor migration

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/08/10/iz_sogdiyskoy_oblasti_v_trudovuyu_ migraciyu_vyekhali_okolo_20_tys_zhenshin.

 

More Tajik migrants legalized in Russia

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/5282580.

 

Uzbekistan

 

Uzbekistan restricts entry for foreigners who previously violated laws

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/13612-uzbekistan-ogranichivaet-vezd-proshtrafivshihsya-inostrancev.html.

 

Migrants from Uzbekistan to be imprisoned for two years for trespassing

In Russian: http://tvoiomsk.ru/item.asp?id=6744.

 

New opportunities and benefits for small businesses and private entrepreneurship

In Russian: http://www.jahonnews.uz/rus/rubriki/ekonomika/novie_ vozmojnosti_i_lgoti_malomu_ biznesu_i_chastnomu_predprinimatelstvu1.mgr.

 

Russia

 

Moscow to cut quota for migrant workers in half in 2013

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inregions/moscow/90/economics/9936050/.

 

New Department fighting illegal migration to start its work in Moscow

In Russian:  http://top.rbc.ru/society/13/08/2012/664309.shtml.

 

Database on migrants’ state of health to be created in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1406.

 

“Rossiyskaya Gazeta” to publish handbook for migrants

In Russian: http://www.knews.kg/ru/society/20413/.

 

Russia expects culturally educated and qualified foreigners

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/economics/2012-08-10/4_migration.html.

 

Ombudsman Office on national issues to be established in the RF

In Russian: http://finam.info/news/v-rf-poyavitsya-ombudsmen-po-natsionalnomu-voprosu/.

 

Quota for labor migrants is ineffective in its current state

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0517/rossia01.php#15.

 

Air agency cashier sells fake tickets to Gastarbeiter

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/08/10/kassir_aviaagentstva_ prodavala_gastarbayteram_fal_shivye_bilety.

 

Presentation of consolidated immigration center in St. Petersburg held for representatives of the International Organization of Migration

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1403.

 

Migration Service in St. Petersburg and Leningrad oblast: Labor migrants must obtain medical insurance

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/1561029.html.

 

Migration Service: 2800 foreigners denied entry to Russia in St. Petersburg in the last six months

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/kirghizia/1561182.html.

 

Foreigners paid more than 25 million rubles of fines in Sakhalin in the last 7 months

In Russian: http://sakhalinmedia.ru/news/island/13.08.2012/221892/bolee-25-mln-rubley-shtrafov-zaplatili-inostrantsi-na-sahaline-za-7-mesyatsev.html.

 

About 250 illegal migrants expelled from Russia

In Russian: http://irkutsk.sibnovosti.ru/incidents/202480-okolo-250-nelegalnyh-migrantov-vydvorili-za-predely-rossii-pristavy-priangarya-s-nachala-goda.

 

Governor of St. Petersburg advised to deport migrants under the “Tolerance” program

In Russian: http://www.newspb.ru/allnews/1561277/.

 

Multilateral

 

Tajikistan and Belarus intend to sign agreement on migration

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikistan-i-belarus-planiruyut-podpisat-soglasheniya-v-sfere-migratsii.

 

Compatriots Fund open to anyone who is in need of help

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5539&Itemid=36.

 

Former Soviet citizens can again count on facilitated procedure of obtaining Russian passports

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2012/08/16/1023253.html.

 

International News

 

U.S. government launches new migration program for undocumented persons

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/08/15/V-SShA-nachala-deistvovat-novaya-migratcionnaya-programma-dlya-nelegalov-297942.

 

Simplification of visa regime between Russia and the U.S.

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1407.

 

Analytics

 

Visitors are warmly welcome, but expected to follow rules

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

 

Russia has already made plans for migrants

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1345109220.

 

Language knowledge will get you a job

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5542&Itemid=35.

 

A. Tkachev to Kuban on migration: Our Monastery - our rules

In Russian: http://spb.rbc.ru/topnews/13/08/2012/664245.shtml.

 

Russia fails to create a civilized labor market in the field of labor migration

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5503&Itemid=35.

 

Kyrgyzstan to create centers for testing of migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5499&Itemid=35.

 

“The desire for the Russian language is fabulous”

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0517/gazeta011.php.

 

Russia turns to maternity clinic for Gastarbeiter

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1344928620.

 

Companies to be checked for illegal migrants due to unrest in Pobeda village of Leningrad oblast

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5487&Itemid=35.

 

Russia to put up with immigration when it renounces Orthodoxy

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5485&Itemid=35.

 

City authorities to send migrants home for health treatment

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5470&Itemid=35.

 

Fees for receipts/information

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5447&Itemid=35.

 

On proposal of K. Sharipova introducing visa regime between the Republic of Tajikistan and the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/08/10/hokim_muhabbatov.

 

What is happening to my nation? It is dying before my eyes

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0517/gazeta016.php.

 

Gastarbeiter in organized employment

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0517/gazeta012.php.

 

Publications

 

Labor Migration and Human Development - 2011 Annual Report

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=41_7&products_id=818.

 

Statistics of migration policy in the RF

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0517/biblio03.php.

 

Environmental degradation, migration, internal displacement, and rural vulnerabilities in Tajikistan

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=41_7&products_id=820.

 

The influence of working time arrangements on work-life integration or ‘balance’: a review of the international evidence, Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 32

In English: http://www.ilo.org/travail/whatwedo/publications/WCMS_187306/lang--en/index.htm or here.

 

Case studies of policy coherence initiatives in developing Asia

In English: http://www.ilo.org/asia/whatwedo/publications/WCMS_187289/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Announcements

 

Call for participation in 2012 WAGDS and the 5th ChangPoGo International Conference. Topic: Sea Merchants of East Asia and the Global Diaspora Maritime Migratory Route

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0517/anons.php#1408124.

 

Call for participation in international conference on “Dynamics of marriage/divorce-related migration in Asia”

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0517/anons.php#14081210.

 


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