American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 38

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 38

 

Date: March 8 - 22 , 2013

Kazakhstan

 

 

"Business Road Map-2020" program supported 136 000 and created 34 700 of jobs

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2543332.

 

Migrants in Kazakhstan get a guarantee for salary

In Russian: here.

 

Under the "DCS-2020" more than 34 thousand jobs created - Fund "Damu"

In Russian: http://www.zakon.kz/4545968-v-ramkakh-dkb-2020-sozdano-bolee-34-tys.html.

 

In January of this year more people came to Kazakhstan than left - statistics

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2542383.

 

Unemployment rate in February in Kazakhstan - 5.5%

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=378570.

 

E-government online portal is available for registration of foreign guests

In Russian: http://www.zakon.kz/4546410-cherez-portal-jelektronnogo.html.

 

Labor migrants to be allowed to work with individuals in Kazakhstan within a year

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0545/panorm01.php#19.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

 

Migration outflow from Kyrgyzstan remains at a high level

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39336/585.py.

 

Illegal channel for legalization of foreigners in Kyrgyzstan precluded

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/investigation/150421-v-kyrgyzstane-presechen-nezakonnyj-kanal.html.

 

Kyrgyzstan requests Kazakhstan to delay implementation of the new trading rules for migrants

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=378702.

 

Next round of talks to be held between the Foreign Ministries of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan in April

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1343061.

 

Attaché of the General Consulate of Kyrgyzstan regularly visits Almaty markets to work with migrants - Consul General

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1342561.

 

Kyrgyz citizens held in Moscow roundtable on labor migration issues

In Russian: here.

 

Some migrants from Kyrgyzstan may get restriction for three years from entering Russia

In Russian: here.  

 

Aida Dolotbakova: "State creates conditions for the operation of private employment agencies citizens abroad"

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/51490.

 

Muhamedkaly Abulgaziev: Plant to have two representatives from the Social Fund in Russia on the return of labor migrants’ pensions

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/150106-muxamedkalyj-abulgaziev-v-rossii-budut-rabotat.html.

 

Kyrgyz diaspora attends to the moral education of young people, who come to work in Russia

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/150182-kyrgyzskaya-diaspora-ozabotilas-nravstvennym.html.

 

After tax innovations in Kazakhstan, 50 percent of Kyrgyz citizens working there are illegal

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/economics/150411-posle-nalogovyx-novovvedenij-v-kazaxstane-50.html.

 

4.5 thousand of migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Astana - Kyrgyzstan General Consulate in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1343631.

 

About 30 thousand Kyrgyz work illegally in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/51607.

 

About 25,000 Kyrgyz citizens live in U.S.

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/politics/full/51582.

 

More than three thousand citizens of Kyrgyzstan officially work in Northern Cyprus

In Russian: here.

 

Osh: "Twenty-fifth frame" for migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39347/743.py.

 

Kyrgyzstan participates in solving migration problems in the CIS

In Russian: here.

 

MFA is ready to pass the department of external migration to ministry of youth - Beshimov

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-217647-ru.html.

 

Civil society activists in Kyrgyzstan propose to tighten immigration laws

In Russian: here.

 

International migration center in Moscow encourage people form Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Employees of "Advocacy Center" continue to mobilize internal migrants

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/14_03_13_4.htm.

 

Kyrgyzstan is the fourth in amount of remittances from Russia

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130313/16036.html.

 

Timur Saralaev: More than 90 percent of foreigners work illegally in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Flow of labor migrants from southern Kyrgyzstan working in construction reduces this year

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130311/16021.html.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

 

Labor migration from Tajikistan increases

In Russian: http://www.iarex.ru/news/34877.html.

 

Tajik embassador in RF: Introduction of visa-regime weakens Russia position in Central Asia

In Russian: here.

 

Devonayev calls on Tajik diplomats to study international labor migration experience

In Russian: here.

 

More than 42 thousand Sogdians left the region this year

In Russian: here.

 

275 vacancies available on job fair in Khatlon

In Russian: here.

 

Russian non-governmental foundation “Dobrososedstvo” expected to open its office in Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

Tajikistan launches a new information booklet for labor migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Аnvar Azimov: Russia  has no plans on visa-regime introduction with CIS countries

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/node/139314.

 

In 2012 Tajikistan is the second on remittances from Russia

In Russian: here.

 

About 1.9 thousand people get employed in Tajikistan in January

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0545/panorm01.php#10.

 

More than 150 Tajiks live and work in Canada

In Russian: here

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

 

Employment: new opportunities

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/22690/.

 

Uzbekistan: The most profitable exports - migrants

In Russian: http://russian.eurasianet.org/node/59931.

 

Remittances to Uzbekistan increase 33% in 2012

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/kazakhstan/viewstory.aspx?id=13779.

 

Citizens of Uzbekistan may have to get a visa to enter Russia in 2015

In Russian: here.

 

Uzbeks "remember" the Russian language

In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=35757.

 

 

Russia

 

 

Discussion of NGO diasporas and FMS cooperation on labor migration held in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

Duma set a bill on migrants’ registration

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2013/03/21/migranti-anons.html.

 

Labor migrants are more likely to make transfers in rubles

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/trudovye-migranty-stali-chashche-delat-perevody-v-rublyakh.

 

Construction company in Russia is ready to employ 1,000 migrants

In Russian: here.  

 

St. Petersburg Governor demands to clean the city from illegal migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Moscow starts the courses of Russian language for migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Driver migrants get threaten by the tests on knowledge of Russian cities

In Russian: here.

 

Municipality deprives quotas of more than 2 thousand companies employing migrant workers

In Russian: here.

 

Number of unemployed in Russia exceeded 1.1 million

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=378449.

 

Total amount of remittances from Russia to Central Asia amount to $ 11.7 billion

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1363021620.

 

3.3 million Foreigners in Russia exceed the legal term of stay: FMS

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/1630326.html.

 

Kuban Governor calls for the complete abolition of quotas for unskilled migrants

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/1630506.html

 

 

Multilateral

  

 

27 percent of the citizens of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are in the long-term migration

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/news-stall/150305-27-procentov-grazhdan-kyrgyzstana-i-tadzhikistana.html.

 

Expert: Railroad China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan will increase the migration of Chinese citizens

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-218248-ru.html.

 

 

Analytics

 

 

Migrant workers in Russia to be given ITN

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39349/965.py.

 

Migration is a development - P. Sutherland, Special Representative of UN General Secretary on Migration

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39335/143.py.

 

Defend against migrants or protect them (audio)

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/media/video/24929115.html.

 

Roll fingers. Organization of "mobile stations to collect data for biometric passports" in Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1363843.

 

One labor market, one labor law?

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/comment-analysis/WCMS_207415/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Labor occupation of Russia. Soon there is a need to introduce quotas for jobs for Russians

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1362985620.

 

Legalization of illegal immigrants. Kazakhstan's experience

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1362779520.

 

So how many migrants?

In Russian: here.

 

Migrant friendship

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_moscow_migrants/24921603.html.

 

Tackle migration to have a lot of blood: Kazakhstan this week

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-217471-ru.html.

 

Visa-free Asia: Will Russia stay open to neighbors?

In Russian: here.

 

The highest net migration Russia still gets migration exchange with Uzbekistan - 56.3 thousand for the year of 2012

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0545/barom02.php.

 

 

Publications

 

 

New issue of "Voice of Tajik", "Ovozi Tochikistoniho" № 66

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/vyshel-v-svet-novyj-nomer-gazety-golos-tadzhikistancev%E2%80%9Dovozi-tochikistonixo%E2%80%9D-65.html.

 

Migration Media Monitoring, Bi–Weekly News Updates March 1-15, 2013

In English: here. in the attached: 01.

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 6, March 2013

In Russian: here.

 

New Issue of “Compatriots” № 3, March 2013

In Russian: http://migratsia.ru/blog/vyshel_v_svet_zhurnal_zemljaki_3_mart_2013_goda/2013-03-13-133.

 

Taking Action against Violence and Discrimination Affecting Migrant Women and Girls

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=34&products_id=925.

 

 

Announcements

 

 

Migrants in Cities or Cities of Migrants: Frontiers of Central Asian Migration in Russia

In English: http://www.auca.kg/uploads/casi/Working_Papers/Migrants%20in%20Cities.pdf.

 

 

 


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