American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 36

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 36

 

Date: February 8 - 21, 2013

Kazakhstan

 

Kazakhstan has regulated labor activity of migrants

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/kazahstan-polnostyu-otreguliroval-trudovuyu-deyatelnost-migrantov-228288/.

 

Main migratory exchange comes from the CIS countries - Kazakhstan Statistics Agency

In Russian: http://dknews.kz/osnovnojj-migracionnyjj-obmen-strany-proiskhodit-so-stranami-sng-statagentstvo-rk.htm.

 

239,000 people participated in "Employment-2020" Program

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2536280.

 

Kazakhstan to check salaries of foreign workers

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/v-kazahstane-proveryat-zarplatyi-inostrannyih-rabotnikov-228291/.

 

Overwhelming majority of young migrants in Almaty stay with no residence permit and official employment

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1237621.

 

Number of educated unemployed grows in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0541/panorm01.php#9.

 

Number of immigration law violations cases increases in courts of Akmola Oblast

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2533914.

 

22 thousand foreigners came to Kazakhstan to work last year

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2533921.

 

488,000 unemployed registered in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=377381.

 

Average monthly wage in 2012 in the city of Zhanaozen reaches 216,000 tenge

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2533215.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Remittances exceed record 2 billion $ in 2012

In Russian: here.

 

Labor, youth and migration might be united into one ministry

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-214918-ru.html.

 

MP: Government should pay attention not only to the external migration, but also internal

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-213445-ru.html.

 

Intention to introduce rules of the Customs Union for Kyrgyz migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7480&Itemid=75.

 

Ambassador meets with Kyrgyz citizens working in Kazakhstan

In Russian: here.

 

Foreign Minister discusses with the Italian delegation the labor migrants’ issues

In Russian: here.

 

ADB to help Kyrgyzstan to reduce poverty and unemployment in the regions

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-214904-ru.html.

 

Human rights activists help to build initiative groups in areas of internal migrants residence

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/21_02_13_4.htm.

 

Kyrgyz Interior Ministry likes the idea of migration patrols in Moscow

In Russian: here

 

Russian language test considered useful to search for best employment in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Andrey Krutko: Over 20 years about 1 million Kyrgyz people resettle out to Russia

In Russian: here.  

 

General Consul in Almaty requests for free medical services for migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Urmat Amanbaeva: Most of the unemployed in Kyrgyzstan are young people

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/147692-urmat-amanbaeva-osnovnuyu-chast-bezrabotnyx-v.html.

  

Tashpolot Baltabaev: The only way to fight unemployment in Kyrgyzstan – export of human power

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/147678-tashpolot-baltabaev-edinstvennyj-sposob-borby-s.html.

 

Physicians from the Kyrgyz Diaspora in Russia became aware of labor migrants’ health

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz businessmen had to move to suburban markets

In Russian: here.  

 

More than 2-fold decline in the number of recipients of unemployment benefits in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-213655-ru.html.

 

Kyrgyzstan to adopt immigration quota for 625 representatives of other States

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/148076-v-kyrgyzstane-planiruetsya-utverdit-migracionnuyu.html.

 

Over 21 thousand jobs in 2012 in Bishkek

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/bishkek24/147566-v-bishkeke-v-2012-godu-poyavilos-bolee-21.html.

 

Number of undocumented residents in the capital reaches nearly 400 thousand people

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-213377-ru.html.

 

Bishkek to host the presentation of a new feature film, shot in South Korea by Kyrgyz migrants

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/kino/147807-v-bishkeke-projdet-prezentaciya-novogo.html.

 

Moscow hosts Sunday school for preschool children from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.  

 

Kyrgyz citizens in the Orenburg region often get employed by patent

In Russian: here.

 

Most Russians favor tightening the rules of entry for the Kyrgyz people. At the same time they vote for the restoration of a large country

In Russian: here.

 

993 Kyrgyz citizen were deported from Russia in 2012 - MFA

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-214738-ru.html.

 

Kyrgyz Embassy in Russia provide reimbursement of Kyrgyz migrant wages - 5 million rubles, in 2012

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-214500-ru.html.

 

More than 600 new jobs were created in Issyk-Ata district over the  past two years

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130219/15781.html.

 

To prevent neighbors’ "creeping migration" in the Batken region need to build housing near the border - Razakov

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-214834-ru.html. 

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Tajikistan and Russia signed agreement on rules of Tajik citizens stay in Russia

In Russia: http://www.avesta.tj/goverment/16728-tadzhikistan-i-rossiya-podpisali-soglashenie-po-trudovoy-migracii.html.

 

Karomat Sharipov: “Agreement on migration does not change the fate of labormigrants”

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/goverment/16737-karomat-sharipov-podpisannoe-soglashenie-po-migracii-ne-izmenit-sudbu-trudovyh-migrantov.html.

 

MS RT: Most of traveling outside of Tajikistan are labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/ms-rt-bolshinstvo-vyezzhayushchikh-za-predely-tadzhikistana-trudovye-migranty.

 

Human rights activists call Moscow and Dushanbe to draw attention to the violation of migrants' rights

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/pravozashchitniki-prizvali-moskvu-i-dushanbe-obratit-vnimanie-na-narushenie-prav-migrantov.

 

Migrants from Tajikistan in Russia: 15 days for registration, three days - for VAT

In Russian: here.

 

124 residents of Sughd find work at a job fair

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2013/02/14/124_zhitelya_sogda_nashli_rabotu_na_yar.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Uzbekistan adopts new forms of certificates, to replace the employment records

In Russian: http://maxala.org/news/12185-v-uzbekistane-utverdili-novye-formy-spravok-kotorye-zamenyat-trudovye-knizhki.html#.URyrWXNDvLI.

 

New Jobs - factor of well being

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/business/22289/.

 

 

Russia

 

Russia: Opposition Coordination Council calls for the introduction of visas for Central Asian countries

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=377384.

 

Labor migrants to pay taxes

In Russian: http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2124773.

 

Russian Government approves shortening of the registration period of migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7483&Itemid=75.

 

Hunting on migrant workers starts in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.mobus.com/world-news/349886.html.

 

Russia to allocate budget money for the adaptation of migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Airlines able to recruit labor migrant pilots

In Russian: here.  

 

FMS YTD denies entry to Russia for two thousand foreigners

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0541/rossia01.php#24.

 

Quota for foreign workers in 2013 in St. Petersburg is more than 150 thousand people

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2013/02/14/Kvota-na-inostrannykh-rabochikh-v-2013-godu-v-Peterburge-sostavlyaet-bolee-150-tys-chelovek-336442.

 

Yekaterinburg to build "township" for labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7460&Itemid=75.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Representatives of the CSTO member states to discuss cooperation on the prevention of illegal migration in Minsk

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=354.

 

Talented migrants from Central Asia to receive cash prizes

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7459&Itemid=75.

 

 

International News

 

Level of illegal employment in Latvia is not reduced

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0541/mir01.php#7.

 

 

Analytics

 

Why it is important to introduce visas for residents of Central Asia

In Russian: http://www.forbes.ru/mneniya-column/konkurentsiya/234142-pochemu-stoit-vvesti-vizy-dlya-zhitelei-srednei-azii.

 

Cancellation of visa-free regime - the nationalistic rhetoric, which cause great damage to Russia's interests in Central Asia - Russian expert

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7503&Itemid=74.

 

Migrants from Central Asia become a significant part of Moscow

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7455&Itemid=35.

 

How Kyrgyz people overcome unemployment

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-213885-ru.html.

 

Migrants are changing face of Moscow

In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=35155.

 

Moscow to deprive of cash migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7457&Itemid=75.

 

Migrants in Russia to be counted on the fingers

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7471&Itemid=75.

 

Prokhorov prepares camps for migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7509&Itemid=75.

 

Allocation of budget money for the adaptation of migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7511&Itemid=33.

 

City authorities start twice actively deportation of migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7458&Itemid=74.

 

Janitors migrants protest in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-213797-ru.html.

 

Kyrgyzstan prompts to enter the age limit for girls going abroad up to 23 years

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1360323000. 

 

 

Announcements

 

Informational message about a job fair for foreign citizens

In Russian: http://www.mcto.su/index.php/78-news/90-07-02-2013.

 

Section meeting of demography of RAS scientist’s Central home: "Internal labor migration in modern Russia"

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0541/anons.php#1202132.

 

The Migration Policy Centre MPC

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0541/anons.php#12021313.

 

 


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