American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 44

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA No 44

Date: June 1 – 14, 2013     

Kazakhstan

 

Ministerial Conference on Refugee Protection and International Migration: The Almaty Process

In English: http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/news-and-views/press-briefing-notes/pbn-2013/pbn-listing/ministerial-conference-on-refuge.html.

 

Astana hosts job fair

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2562457.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Ombudsman T. Akun talked about the main issue of migrant workers in  Russia

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/56307.

 

Compliment for Kyrgyz migrants in Russia for knowledge of Russian language

In Russian: here.

 

361 of Kyrgyz people accepted Russian citizenship in 2012

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/39628/201.py.

 

Shooting of film "Modern Nomads" about the life of Kyrgyz migrants starts in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-228624-ru.html.

 

Demand for labor is increasing in the southern regions of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130603/17044.html.

 

Lawyer: Exit limitation to the girls under the age of 22 years complicates the situation of migrant women

In Russian: here.

 

Association "Zamandash": The Government's program on pensions of migrant workers results protest of compatriots

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/39658/203.py.

 

Cholpon Dzhakupova: "A lot of migrant workers request for refugee status"

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/57008.

 

Diaspora’s Call-center in Russia receives from the MOM database software

In Russian: here.

 

Letter of Compatriot: Migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Moscow are concerned by the situation in Jalal-Abad

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-228681-ru.html.

 

Remittances to Kyrgyzstan in the first quarter amounted to 21.7 billion soms

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-229269-ru.html.

 

Lithuania stops flights for Kyrgyzstan - migrant workers who travel to Kaliningrad

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-228938-ru.html

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Head of the Migration Service of Tajikistan leaving for Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/glava-migratsionnoi-sluzhby-tadzhikistana-otbyvaet-v-rossiyu.

 

Ombudsmen of Tajikistan and the Samara Region sign an agreement on cooperation

In Russian: here.

 

World Bank to provide 22 thousand jobs for Tajiks

In Russian: here.

 

Representative of the MS of RT discussed the implementation of the program on migration

In Russian: here.

 

Tajikistan prepares a draft law on "Labor Migration"

In Russian: here.

 

Tajikistan creates Relief Fund for migrant workers

In Russian: http://easttime.ru/news/tadzhikistan/tadzhikistan-sozdaet-fond-pomoshchi-trudovym-migrantam/4088.

 

Online radio for Tajik migrants is now available on mobile phones

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/onlain-radio-dlya-tadzhikskikh-migrantov-teper-dostupno-i-na-mobilnykh-telefonakh.

 

Improving conditions in Tajikistan solves the problem of migration in the Russian Federation?

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0557/panorm01.php#12.

 

"There should be a vice-president of the Migration"

In Russian: here.

 

S. Devonaev told about the state of cooperation between Tajikistan and Russia on migration

In Russian: here.

 

Meetings with migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/vstrechi-s-trudovymi-migrantami.

 

Zhirinovsky meets with Tajik labor migrants

In Russian: here.

 

More than 123 thousand residents of the north of Tajikistan travel outside the country since the beginning of the year

In Russian: here.  

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Job Fair

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/23914/.

 

Uzbekistan and Tajikistan - the leaders of the CIS countries in terms of remittances from Russia

In Russian: here.

 

 

Russia

 

Moscow hosts the V International Forum "Migration in Russia: Cooperation and Security"

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39639/681.py.

 

"Labor migration in the mirror of Russian mass media” discussed in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-moskve-obsuzhdayut-trudovuyu-migratsiyu-v-zerkale-rossiiskikh-smi.

 

Moscow authorities intend to create a single database of fingerprints of migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39637/225.py.

 

Russia may revise the order of punishment of migrants -violators

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39641/174.py.

 

Sergei Sobyanin against the adaptation of labor migrants from Central Asia in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130531/17025.html.

 

Cleaning the streets of Moscow may entrust to wipers -migrants only who have a driver's license

In Russian: http://www.kyrtag.kg/?q=ru/news/44066.

 

Head of the Federal Migration Service: Half of migrants coming to Russia do not speak Russian and have no degree

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2013/06/04/Polovina-priezzhayuschikh-v-Rossiyu-migrantov-ne-znayut-russkogo-yazyka-i-ne-imeyut-professii-358734.

 

Since the beginning of the year the number of travelers to Russia decreased by 13%

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39623/524.py.

 

16% of migrant workers have higher education

In Russian: http://rusplt.ru/fact/migranti.html.

 

For 4 years in Russia the number of migrants increased by 37% 

In Russian: http://vmdaily.ru/news/2013/06/04/v-rossii-za-4-goda-na-37-viroslo-chislo-migrantov-199259.html.

 

Putin demands knowledge of Russian language from migrants

In Russian: http://www.bfm.ru/news/218694?doctype=news.

 

A group of deputies of the State Duma proposes to amend the migration legislation

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/18819-gruppa-deputatov-gosdumy-predlagaet-vnesti-popravki-v-migracionnoe-zakonodatelstvo.html.

 

FMS is concerned about illegal immigration

In Russian: here.

 

Call migrants to study

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2013/06/07/migranty.html.

 

Russia deports 11 thousand of illegal migrants for the last five months

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39648/197.py.

 

Žhirinovsky talks to labor migrants from Asia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39668/768.py.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Heads of the MS of CIS discuss illegal immigration

In Russian: here.

 

New Issue of the 100th anniversary edition of the "Turan" newspaper for migrants from Central Asia , in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1371120060.

 

 

International News

 

Uneven job recovery poses challenges to most countries

In English: http://www.news.tj/en/news/uneven-job-recovery-poses-challenges-most-countries.

 

Ministers of labor within the G20 to discuss job creation

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0557/mir01.php#6.

 

 

Analytics

 

Experts believe that the mass riots of migrant workers threaten Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Migrant workers in Russia: the controversial "part of life"

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/2845-trudovye-migranty-v-rossii-protivorechivaja-chast-zhizni.html.

 

Economic risk: the migration aspect

In Russian: here.

 

Russia makes life difficult for illegal immigrants

In Russian: here.

 

Cotton, striptease and construction: the life of migrant workers who did not get to Russia

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1370970420.

 

U. Gortinskaya: "Adapting to Russian life or expulsion." RosVlast in thought about the guest workers

In Russian:http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1370931660.

 

Social protection and labor rights of migrant workers in the CIS

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0557/biblio03.php/

 

Muhammad Amin Majumder: "We only ask to normally live and work in Russia"

In Russian: here.

 

 

Publications

  

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 11, June 2013

In Russian: here.

 

News on Labor migration №53, May 2013

In Russian: http://www.profmigr.com/vestnik/05_2013/.

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 12, June 2013

In Russian: here.

 

Migration field of Russia

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0557/biblio04.php.

 

 


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