American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 37

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 37

 

Date: February 22 – March 7, 2013

Kazakhstan

 

Illegal migration threatens Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7634&Itemid=75.

 

Kazak Labor Bill Sidelines Independent Trade Unions

In English: http://iwpr.net/report-news/kazak-labour-bill-sidelines-independent-unions.

 

Negative balance of migration for all flows in NKP

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2539689.

 

Migration in Kazakhstan (IOM Interview)

In Russian: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NRxmyHnsVw.

 

Quota set for foreign labor in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2013

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2537449.

 

Labor migration processes should have a clear legal basis - N.Nigmatulin

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2538434.

 

About 30 thousand people in Zhambyl region get employed by employment program

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2537298.

 

Unemployment rate in Pavlodar region decreases to 4.9 percent

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2537446.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Growth of foreign labor migration from Kyrgyzstan to continue for five years more

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/39308/423.py.

 

A database of young professionals from Kyrgyzstan to be created in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Nurbek Omurov: Profession protects women labor migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Law Academy raises migration issues of Kyrgyz citizens

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/50570.

 

Orenburg Kyrgyz people became a consultant for future migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Deputy considers the children of labor migrants as lost generation

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-216490-ru.html.

 

Advocacy Center continues to create action groups among internal migrants

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/06_03_13_2.htm.

 

Information campaign on the prevention of human trafficking within the project "Twenty-fifth cadre" with the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) of the Kyrgyz Republic for the USAID funds

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/04_03_13_2.htm.

 

Deputies of JK propose to limit travel abroad for Kyrgyz women under the age of 23 years

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/50580.

 

Kyrgyz militia men trained in Moscow to work with migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Over 516,000 people from Kyrgyzstan enter Russia in 2012 for a variety of purposes

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/50701.

 

Bishkek to discuss the problems of migrant workers and the regulation of foreign trade in the conditions of EAC

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/50281.

 

Tynaev: Legal employment of Kyrgyz abroad is possible

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130226/15889.html.

 

Legal illiteracy is cause of troubles of labor migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Noordin Tynaev: "Kyrgyz people to be able to work in Saudi Arabia" (video)

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/50252.

 

The minimum wage, for which Kyrgyz in Russia agree to work, is 20 thousand rubles - Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1058356/ or here: 01.

 

Noordin Tynaev: Migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan did not take exam on Russian in Russia

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/148849-nurdin-tynaev-trudovye-migranty-iz-kyrgyzstana.html.

 

More than 60,000 unemployed in Kyrgyzstan according registration

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/50324.

 

90% of Kyrgyz migrant workers in South Korea - men

In Russian: http://www.knews.kg/ru/society/28406/.

 

Each year, about 700 thousand Kyrgyz go abroad to work

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/148837-ezhegodno-za-rubezhom-na-zarabotkax-naxoditsya.html.

 

More than 557,000 citizens of Kyrgyzstan went to Russia in 2012

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130227/15892.html

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Migration Service of Tajikistan reveals illegal migrants in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnaya-sluzhba-tadzhikistana-vyyavlyaet-migrantov-nelegalov-v-dushanbe.

 

Tajikistan: where the money of labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikistan-kuda-ukhodyat-dengi-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Before a trip to Russia Tajiks have to learn 800 Russian words

In Russian: here

 

Tajikistan: Migrant Laborers Dying to Work in Russia

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/66602.

 

Sebelev: All migrant workers  have to pass test on Russian language with the lapse of time

In Russian: here.

 

At the moment 400,000 illegal Tajik in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Tajik Communist leader considers Russian MPs’ idea to introduce visa requirements absurd

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/node/137830.

 

About 1.9 thousand people get employed in Tajikistan in January

In Russian: here.

 

38,000 Tajik nationals barred from returning to Russia

In Russian: 

http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnaya-sluzhba-vezd-v-rossiyu-zapreshchen-38-tys-grazhdanam-tadzhikistana.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Uzbek women buy Kyrgyz passports to travel abroad - deputy Kadyraliev

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1362428280.

 

Uzbek labor migrants "made" in Russia $ 6 billion

In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=35662.

 

Cotton exporters using child labor

In English: http://thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com/2013/02/21/cotton-exporters-using-child-labor/.

 

Increasing employment

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/business/22413/.

 

 

Russia

 

Migration Service of the Russian Federation in Russia counted 3.3 million illegal migrants: most Uzbeks (0.9 million), Ukrainians (0.5 million) and Tajiks (0.4 million)

In Russian: http://news-w.com/62882-15081/.

 

Migrants failed tests of Russian language cannot work in the service sector in Russia

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/50717.

 

Moscow founds an organization assisting migrants

In Russian: http://regions.ru/news/2448383/.

 

FMS: Russia annually needs 300 thousand labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.postsovet.ru/blog/russia/409893.html.

 

MPs to discuss the introduction of visas for citizens of Central Asia

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/545514.

 

Immigration patrols starting daily duty in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7607&Itemid=75.

 

Each second labor migrant works illegally in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-215366-ru.html.

 

FMS of Russia against introduction of visa regime with CIS countries

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/17092-fms-rossii-vystupaet-protiv-vvedeniya-vizovogo-rezhima-so-stranami-sng.html.

 

FMS: Russia to join the International Organization of Migration

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/moscow/2013/02/27/1099738.html.

 

Migrant cards to be issued for migrant workers and to limit daily expenses

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0543/rossia01.php#24.

 

According to FMS three million illegal migrants in Russia

In Russian: here.  

 

About 250,000 illegal migrants work in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0543/rossia01.php#22.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Belarus opens its labor market to workers from Central Asia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/39301/448.py.

 

CIS experts to discuss issues of labor migration and social protection

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-216241-ru.html.

 

Turkey becomes an alternative to Russia for migrant workers  from Central Asia

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7577&Itemid=33.

 

 

International News

 

Unemployment rate in Spain exceeds 5 million people

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=378224.

 

U.S. prison releases 2000 illegal migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7664&Itemid=75.

 

The International Organization for Migration helped over the year to 278 victims of human trafficking

In Russian: here.

 

Diverse, Innovative Approaches Are Needed To Ensure Safe Migration for Women and Girls

In English: http://www.iom.tj/index.php/news/press-releases/182-diverse-innovative-approaches-are-needed-to-ensure-safe-migration-for-women-and-girls.

 

Britain to tighten immigration laws

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/world-news/full/50292.

 

Development of green economy to create another 60 million jobs

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/razvitie-zelenoi-ekonomiki-privedet-k-sozdaniyu-eshche-60-millionov-rabochikh-mest.

 

 

Analytics

 

Several million of "illegals" in Russia, most of them - from Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7612&Itemid=75.

 

Migrant Moscow through the eyes of reporter

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_russia_moscow_migrants/24909268.html.

 

Kyrgyz human rights activist: An Introduction of visa regime to Russia increase unemployment in Central Asia

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-215977-ru.html.

 

Kyrgyz expert: Possibility of introducing visas to Russia for migrants from Central Asia is unlikely

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-216025-ru.html.

 

Migrants to be asked to show external passport

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7609&Itemid=75.

 

Moscowites and migrant workers’ wages to equalize

In Russian: here.

 

Online Duel | Aliens: export migrants outside of Moscow?

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2013/02/25/karomat.

 

International migration in Russia: dynamics, politics, weather

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0543/analit03.php.

 

Travel ban on ... Uzbek migrants

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0543/gazeta013.php.

 

S. Novak: From China to the construction site with a "fake" diploma. Chinese migrants actively exploring West Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1362024540.

 

D.Zhuravlev: Labour migration - brake or engine?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1361817840.

 

I need your ear flaps and balalaika

In Russian: http://m.lenta.ru/articles/2013/03/05/balalaika/.

 

How many migrant workers in Russia?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7638&Itemid=35.

 

All Uzbeks remain in Sochi, really?

In Russian: http://stringer-news.com/Publication.mhtml?Part=37&PubID=24672.

 

Migration accounting. Russia - the country with the most favorable conditions for the transfer of migrant workers earn to home

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1362474600.

 

Love in a foreign city. What is the happiness of migrants in Moscow (photo)

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1362379980.

 

S. Gadoev: Tajikistan in migration. Equation with many unknowns

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1362582000.

 

D. Trilling: Kyrgyzstan may prevent young women from traveling abroad

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1362585540.

 

Scientists demand an ombudsman for migrants

In Russian:

http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7665&Itemid=75.

 

 

Publications

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 5, March 2013

In Russian: here.

 

New Issue of “Compatriots” № 2, February 2013

In Russian: http://migratsia.ru/blog/vyshel_v_svet_zhurnala_zemljaki_2_fevral_2013_goda/2013-03-01-131.

 

"Migration XXI Century" Independent News and Analysis Journal, № 7 (16), January-February 2013

In Russian: http://mirpal.org/files/files/migraciaXXI-16_small.pdf.

 

Perspectives on Labor Economics for Development

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/publications/ilo-bookstore/order-online/books/WCMS_190112/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Job Center of citizens (RF) (KYR)

In Russian: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvQqHFpKdsA.

 

IOM Tajikistan Newsletter (October-December 2012)

In English: http://tajikistannews.tumblr.com/.

 

Gender aspects of labor migration in the Republic of Kazakhstan: appraisal

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0543/biblio03.php.

 

Papers of the round table: Issues of the voluntary medical insurance of CIS country citizens. International Experience and Russian legislation. Development perspectives of Russian market of medical insurances

In Russian: http://moscow.iom.int/russian/publications/MedInsuranceCIS.pdf.

 

Migration Policy Practice (Volume III, Number 1, February-March 2013)

In English: here.

 

IOM and the 2013 UN High Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development

In English: http://www.iom.int/files/live/sites/iom/files/What-We-Do/docs/IOM-Position-Paper-HLD-en.pdf.

 

 

Announcements

 

Competition for small grants within the "Prevention of HIV among migrant workers and their families in Tajikistan"

In Russian: http://www.iom.tj/index.php/news/press-releases/181-2013-03-04-09-40-16.

 

Plural+ Youth Video Festival

In English: http://pluralplus.unaoc.org/.

 

Invitation to photographers and artists to participate in the competition on youth migration

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/22_02_13_1.htm.

 

 


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