American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 40

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 40

 

Date:  April 5- 19, 2013            

 

Kazakhstan

  

Kazakhstan simplifies procedures of issuing work permits to foreigners

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-221918-ru.html.

 

Kazakh MFA: The tightening of entry to Russia for citizens of CIS does not apply to Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/mid-rk-ujestochenie-vyezda-rossiyu-grajdan-sng-kazahstantsev-rasprostranitsya-232353/.

 

Large-scale job fair in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/274086.

 

Unemployment rate in March - 0.6%

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=379752.

 

500,000 jobs to be created in Kazakhstan for women of pre retirement age

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=379940.

 

Kazakh government is considering the introduction of a new type of tax for labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/cis/151700-pravitelstvo-kazaxstana-rassmatrivaet-vopros.html.

 

Day of Migration Police of Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2547941.

 

Unemployment in Kazakhstan in 2012 amounted to 5.3%

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0549/panorm01.php#17.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

"Zamandash" association is planning to hold number of events dedicated to the issues of migration.

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1064340/

 

Kyrgyz Diasporas ask to provide tax breaks for investments of migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/53533.

 

Members of KR Parliament discussed in Moscow the problems of educating young migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Most of the women migrants in Russia are from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39453/477.py.

 

Bolot Otunbaev: Our diplomats will support Kyrgyz migrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/39438/306.py.

 

Activists help children of migrants to keep in touch with parents

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/12_04_13_1.htm.

 

Member of Parliament from the Social Democratic Party demands from Russia to open language testing centre for migrants from Kyrgyzstan in KRSU

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/152313-deputat-parlamenta-ot-sdpk-partii-vlasti-trebuet.html.

 

Migrant workers from the south of Tajikistan opt for seasonal work at the Russia’s remote regions

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130415/16543.html.

 

Job fair held in Bishkek

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130417/16584.html.

 

II World Forum of Kyrgyz Diasporas abroad in San Marino

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/53223.

 

579,000 labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Almost $ 271 million of remittances to Kyrgyzstan for the first two months of 2013

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/economics/152139-za-dva-pervyx-mesyaca-2013-goda-migranty-pereveli.html.

 

Official unemployment rate in Kyrgyzstan was 2.5% from the beginning of the year

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130414/16533.html.

 

Research: Only 51% of rural workers have full-time employment in Kyrgyzstan in comparison with 96% of workers in the capital

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/53507.

 

370 of migrants from Kyrgyzstan died in Russia in 2012

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/152204-v-2012-godu-v-rossii-skonchalis-370-migrantov-iz.html.

 

9 unemployed in Kyrgyzstan claim for one free workplace

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/society/full/53273.

 

There are a number of insinuations against Kyrgyz migrants - A.Asanbaev

In Russian: http://kyrgyzembassy.ru/?p=11408.

 

State Register of Kyrgyzstan: it is possible to have a dual citizenship

In Russian: here.

 

Parliament Deputy concerned about the safety of students and migrants from Kyrgyzstan  in South Korea

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/53063.

 

Kyrgyz diplomats want to receive regular information about citizens who are denied entry to Russia

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/politics/full/52822.

 

"Freedom House" names limitation of the departure of young Kyrgyz women as "discrimination"

In Russian: http://kloop.kg/blog/2013/04/05/fridom-haus-nazval-zapret-na-vy-ezd-molody-h-ky-rgy-zstanok-diskriminatsiej/.

 

Muslim clergy to help to Kyrgyz citizens in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz remittances increase 20% from 2012

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=13932.

 

Bishkek to host job fair

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/bishkek24/151986-v-bishkeke-sostoitsya-yarmarka-vakansij.html

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Problems of social adaptation of Tajik migrants in Russian society were discussed in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/problemy-sotsialnoi-adaptatsii-tadzhikskikh-migrantov-v-rossiiskom-obshchestve-obsuzhdeny-v-mos.

 

H. Umarov: Tajikistan will be in complete default without remittances

In Russian: here.

 

Opinion: Tajik migrants flood to Kazakhstan in case of entry restriction to Russia

In Russian: here.

 

NDPT  holds job fair in Sughd

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/17920-ndpt-provela-v-sogde-yarmarku-svobodnyh-rabochih-mest.html.

 

Russia border service offers to suspend rail links with Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/pogransluzhba-rf-trebuet-perekryt-zheleznodorozhnoe-soobshchenie-s-rt.

 

400,000 deported Tajik migrants awaiting return to Russia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39419/402.py.

 

More than 220,000 people have left Tajikistan in Q1 2013 seeking better employment opportunities

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/s-nachala-goda-iz-tadzhikistana-na-zarabotki-vyekhalo-bolee-220-tys-chelovek.

 

FMS: Most migrants in Russia are from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/fms-v-rossii-bolshe-vsego-migrantov-iz-uzbekistana-i-tadzhikistana.

 

Jonathan Dunn: "Tajikistan's economy is heavily dependent on remittances"

In Russian: here.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Uzbekistan - leader in terms of remittances from Russia

In Russian: http://www.iarex.ru/news/35707.html.

 

Level of employment raises

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/23090/.

 

Job fair

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/business/23040/.

 

 

Russia

 

A call-center will be opened in Moscow in support of Kyrgyz compatriots.

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1064344/

 

State Duma deputies propose to conduct a raid on illegal immigrants without Prosecutors

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/deputaty-gosdumy-predlagayut-provodit-oblavy-na-nelegalnykh-migrantov-bez-prokurorov.

 

Russia has not given permission to pass language test for migrants abroad

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-222350-ru.html.

 

A.Grozin: Anti-immigrant hysteria in Russia lacks a basis in reality

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1366043700.

 

More than 40-60 thousand children of migrants work in Russia

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1790.

 

Language training of Kyrgyz migrants starts in Tomsk

In Russian: here.

 

Russia is interested only in a law-abiding foreigners

In Russian: http://dobrososedstvo.info/dobro/ru//news/n_6/o_33182.

 

State Duma to consider a bill on the exam for migrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39429/78.py.

 

Law on the right of entry of foreigners to Russia is approved

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39430/313.py.

 

Migration Service of Russia to support migrants who pass courses in Russian with finding job

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39421/389.py.

 

Moscow authorities for a passport for immigrants

In Russian: here.

 

Migrants have one and half years for a thorough study of the Russian language and Russian history

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/u-migrantov-est-poltora-goda-na-tshchatelnoe-izuchenie-russkogo-yazyka-i-istorii-rossii.

 

Migration to Russia breaks all records

In Russian: http://www.vesti.uz/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=36198.

 

Prison term for the employment of illegal immigrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39428/338.py. 

 

 

Multilateral

 

Research: 16% of Kyrgyz citizens and 13% Kazakh citizens want to leave abroad

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/39411/153.py.

 

Desire to Leave FSU Ranges Widely Across Countries

In English: http://www.gallup.com/poll/161591/desire-leave-fsu-ranges-widely-across-countries.aspx.

 

Immigrants from Asia - the new elite of America

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39416/674.py.

 

Visas for the citizens of the CIS is not solution to the problem of illegal migration - experts

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-221185-ru.html.

 

 

International News

 

 

Rallies to support of 11-million illegal immigrants in U.S.

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-ssha-proshli-aktsii-v-podderzhku-11-ti-millionov-nelegalov.

 

 

Analytics

 

How to teach migrants in History of Russia?

In Russian: here.

 

Feel like a migrant

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7912&Itemid=35.

 

"Vzglyad": Anyway they will come. Cancel of train from Dushanbe to Moscow is not a solution to illegal migration problem

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1366077960.

 

Leader of the migrants about the Tajik trains: the drugs are being carried from there to Kremlin

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1366040340.

 

How to go to labor migration and not disappear?

In Russian: http://kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7844&Itemid=35.

 

Kyrgyz migrants in a special account of Russian employers

In Russian: http://kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7856&Itemid=75.

 

Labor migration from Kyrgyzstan to Russia: New Prospects for International Cooperation (part 2)

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/6/39413/193.py.

 

Youth unemployment: is there light at the end of the tunnel?

In Russian: here.

 

Labor migration. One-way ticket

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/151967-trudovaya-migraciya-bilet-v-odin-konec.html.

 

Russia: what to do with migrants?

In Russian: http://www.ca-portal.ru/article:5968.

 

Migrants in Moscow - Life in queues

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/1858-migranty-v-moskve-zhizn-v-ocheredjah.html.

 

 

Publications

 

New issue of “Your right. Migration”, № 8, April 2013

In Russian: here.

 

New Issue of “Compatriots” № 4, April 2013

In Russian: here.

 

Recognition of Qualifications and Competences of Migrants

In English: here.

 

Improving Access to Labor Market Information for Migrants and Employers

In English: here.

 

Migration, Employment and Labor Market Integration Policies in the European Union (2011)

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=41_7&products_id=932.  

 

 

Announcements

 

Regional Forum on Migration next week in Bishkek

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/news/2012/18_04_13_2.htm.

 

IX Migration Summer School: Theories, Methods and Policies

In English: http://www.migrationpolicycentre.eu/ix-migration-summer-school/.

 

Competitive recruitment of willing to be trained in the field of: "machinist of the crane car" and "roofer of roll roofing and roof made of artificial materials"

In Russian: http://iom.kg/?cat=6.

 

6th Chinese in Prato Symposium and 4th Wenzhouese Diaspora Symposium on Chinese migration, entrepreneurship and development in the new global economy

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0549/anons.php#0904134.

 

 


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