American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 42

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 42

Date: May 03 – 17, 2013   

Kazakhstan

 

We need to prevent a reduction in the rate of our economy growth and increasing unemployment in the country - President

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/c/1367661900.

 

11 Uzbek nationals who have violated immigration laws of RK were arrested in Almaty

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2555834.

 

Workplace – for every citizen of Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/276168.

 

Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Kazakhstan discussed issues of foreign labor and disparities in payment for local and foreign workers

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/276943.

 

$ 1.1 billion per year of benefit to the economy of Kazakhstan due to migrant workers

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0553/panorm01.php#16.

 

Unemployment rate in April - 5.3%

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=380991.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyzstan supported the idea of e-passports for migrant workers in the CIS

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39525/536.py.

 

Call-center "Baylanyshta" "In Touch" opened in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

Number of registrants in Kyrgyzstan exceeded the number of citizens traveling abroad

In Russian: here.

 

44% of Kyrgyz are not thinking about returning home from Russia

In Russian: here.  

 

19.8 thousand unemployed were sent to work in 2012 in Kyrgyzstan, which is 23% less than in 2011

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1065681 or here

 

Main problems of the people living in Leilek region are problems when crossing borders, migration, - study

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-224877-ru.html.

  

Kyrgyz citizens to participate in international migration forum in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39547/741.py.

 

Main flow of foreign migrants in Kyrgyzstan comes from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39549/652.py.

 

Migration issues to be discussed on the Shore of Issyk-Kul Lake

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/54880.

 

"Round tables", dedicated to the Migration Policy, to be held in several cities

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/55169.

 

Penalty provision from 1 July 2013 for Kyrgyz entrepreneurs for breaking law of Kazakhstan 

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/55099.

  

Consulate General of the Kyrgyz Republic in Yekaterinburg and the Ministry of Culture of the Kyrgyz Republic to create a film production about the problems of migrant workers

In Russian:http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1501181.

 

Government of the Kyrgyz Republic approved a draft agreement on a set of organized labor activity on the territory of Russia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1502481

 

AlekseiVlasov: "Migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan suffer from that they do not know Russian language"

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/55240.

 

Minister A.Alymkulov: Whether we like it or not, people do not cease to leave for work

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-225945-ru.html.

 

Tekebaev offers to allow internal migrants to vote by a place of residence than a place of registration

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-225589-ru.html.

 

External migrants as a threat to national security

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz imams to help Russian imams to work with migrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39540/38.py.

 

Ulyanovsk region called workers from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39551/133.py.

 

National Security Committee: about three million migrants per year come to Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39550/640.py.

 

Nearly 3.5 million Kyrgyz people left abroad last year

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39553/120.py.

 

Young people under 28 years old make 26.3% of the total number of unemployed in Bishkek

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1498181.

 

Remittances to Kyrgyzstan in 2012 amounted to $ 2.5 billion - Sariev

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-225489-ru.html.

 

Number of unemployed women is growing every year in Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek Municipal Government of Labor, Employment and Migration Ministry

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1489441.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Tajik migration authorities concerned over low level of education among youth

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnaya-sluzhba-tadzhikistana-obespokoena-nizkim-urovnem-obrazovaniya-molodezhi.

 

Experts: Tajikistan can join the CU for their guest workers

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/6/39538/656.py.

 

Tajiks from Uzbekistan hastily left an illegal settlement in the Kazakhstan Temirtau

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1367557620.

 

MS of RT in the Russian Federation promotes work for labor migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Mostly residents of Khatlon leave for labor migration in Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

Seoul intends to sign an agreement with Dushanbe in the areas of migration and air links

In Russian: here.

 

One more meeting with employers

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/ocherednaya-vstrecha-s-rabotodatelyami.

 

In assistance to migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/na-pomoshch-trudovym-migrantam.

 

 

 Russia

 

Russian State Duma to consider the question of restricting the entry of foreign citizens to Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/gosduma-rf-rassmotrit-vopros-ob-ogranichenii-vezda-v-rossiyu-inostrannykh-grazhdan.

 

Moscow stopped program of cultural education of migrant workers

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=380790.

 

No commerce by foreign workers in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Head of Russian Federal Drug Control Service opposed visas for citizens of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Petersburg increased the quota for foreign workers

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/peterburgu-uvelichena-kvota-na-inostrannykh-migrantov.

 

Putin signed a law banning hiring salesmen migrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39542/519.py.

 

Certificate with the right to get a citizenship

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2013/05/12/migranti-site.html.

 

FMS created database of all workers and opposed the immigration amnesty

In Russian: here.

 

Moscow refuses services of migrants

In Russian: here.

 

All foreign drivers in Russia should have Russian driving license

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/18309-vse-voditeli-inostrancy-v-rossii-dolzhny-budut-imet-rossiyskie-prava.html.

 

Migrants generate 33 billion rubles to Russia's budget

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migranty-prinesli-byudzhetu-rossii-33-mlrd-rublei.

 

 

Multilateral

 

 

Aleksei Vlasov: The ban on entry of migrants from Central Asia to the Russia puts an end to the creation of a Eurasian Union

In Russian: here.

 

 

 International News

 

Increased immigration to Germany: More than 1 million people per year

In Russian: here.

 

British queen announced new restrictions of migrants rights

In Russian: http://www.vzglyad.ru/news/2013/5/8/631877.html.

 

ILO: In the next four years, the number of unemployed in the world will rise by about three million a year

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2557715.

 

 

Analytics

 

Increasingly more abandoned children of migrants in Russian orphanages

In Russian: here.

 

Migrant women are careless of their health

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan-russia/24977826.html.

 

Teens migrants: the lost generation

In Russian: here.

 

Nabi Yusupov: Why Russian people support Zhirinovsky in the issue of migration?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1367787180.

 

Where Russian people live well?

In Russian: http://www.vedomosti.ru/opinion/news/11979021/gde_russkim_zhit_horosho.

 

Migrants: The View from St. Petersburg

In Russian: here.

 

Payments of migrants for patents and PHP in 2012 generates more than 1 billion $ to Russia's budget

In Russian: here.

 

M.Yanovskaya: Russian language for migrants children - should be fun, beautiful and clear

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1368305160.

 

 

Publications

 

The Art of Survival: Kyrgyz Labor Migration, Human Capital, and Social Networks

In English: http://www.centralasiaprogram.org/images/Economic_Papers_7,_Apri_2013.pdf.

 

Migration Policy Practice (Volume III, Number 2, April-May 2013)

In English: here.

 

MRS N°45 - Regional Inter-State Consultation Mechanisms on Migration: Approaches, Recent Activities and Implications for Global Governance of Migration

In English: here.

 

The Labor Markets of Emerging Economies: Has growth translated into more and better jobs?

In English: here.

 

New issues of newspaper in Kyrgyz language in Moscow 

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/54730.

 

 

Announcements

 

International Scientific Symposium "Ethnicity, migration and Power: Challenges of the XXI Century"

In Russian: http://fksu.ru/event/11364.html.

 

 


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