American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 45

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA NO 45

Date: June 15 - 28, 2013      

Kazakhstan

 

Astana discussed issues related to the protection of migrant workers' rights in Central Asia

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2567338.

 

RK Government amended the rules to attract foreigners to work and issuance of work permits

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2567519.

  

Job fair in Shymkent presented nearly 7,000 jobs

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2567972.

 

Flow of foreign labor to Kazakhstan will not increase

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/markets/potok-inostrannoy-rabochey-silyi-v-kazahstane-ne-uvelichitsya-236592/.

 

Operation "Migrant" was held in Southern Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://news.namba.net/read.php?id=740862.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

The Jogorku Kenesh passed a bill on introduction in Kyrgyzstan of electronic visa system 

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1072241/ or here.

 

Problems of migrant workers need real actions to resolve them

In Russian: here.

 

City Kenesh deputies put migrants at the counter

In Russian: here.

 

Areas to strengthen the implementation of the migration project are identified

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/155-20-iyunya-2013-vyyavleny-napravleniya-na-usilenie-realizatsii-proekta-po-migratsii.

 

Marat Amankulov: Internal migration in Bishkek takes seriously to be solved

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/156748-marat-amankulov-v-bishkeke-neobxodimo-vplotnuyu.html.

 

Rules of stay in Kazakhstan for Kyrgyz people

In Russian: here.

 

Place of illegal registration of migrants from Kyrgyzstan detected in St. Petersburg

In Russian: here.

 

Number of unemployed slightly decreased in Osh

In Russian: here.

 

Training of potential migrants on legal framework of working abroad passed in Osh and oblast

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-229822-ru.html.

 

Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs approved the agreement between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Russian Federation on readmission of migrants

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/parlament/157303-komitet-parlamenta-po-mezhdunarodnym-delam.html.

 

Reduce the price of permits for migrants to work in Russia to the maximum

In Russian: here.

 

National Security Committee of Kyrgyzstan stopped the channel of illegal migration to Europe and the U.S.

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-230268-ru.html.

 

Offer of simplified scheme of pension payments to migrants

In Russian: here.  

 

Parliament holds a government hour on migrants' issues

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1609201.

 

Offered to legalize migrants directly in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Job Center of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic agreed to cooperate with the Russian company

In Russian: here.

 

Ex-mayor of the capital of Kyrgyzstan: migrants spend on bribes to 25,000 rubles for legalization in Russia

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-230263-ru.html.

 

Database of women and children from Kyrgyzstan to be created in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Photo report –Raid in Osh on migrants working illegally in the city

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-230299-ru.html.

 

About 700 thousand Kyrgyz are labor migrants - the social fund

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-230186-ru.html.

 

Approximately 360,000 Kyrgyz citizens working in Russia are in illegal conditions

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/157206-okolo-360-tysyach-kyrgyzstancev-trudyatsya-v.html.

  

 

Tajikistan

 

Tajikistan is preparing for the complexity of the rules of entry to Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Nonpayment of wages remains serious problem facing Tajik labor migrants working in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/problema-nevyplaty-zarplaty-tadzhikskim-trudovym-migrantam-v-rossii-ostaetsya-aktualnoi.

 

Influx of migrants from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan has stabilized - Russian expert

In Russian: http://ru-nationalism.livejournal.com/2877346.html.

 

Five thousand of Tajiks became citizens of Russia for year

In Russian: here.

 

More than 487,000 people have left Tajikistan in Jan-May this year

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1371202860.

 

About 88,000 new jobs created in Tajikistan during the first five months of this year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-s-nachala-goda-sozdano-okolo-88-tys-novykh-rabochikh-mest.

 

Problems of labor migration to discuss in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/19141-v-dushanbe-obsudyat-problemy-trudovoy-migracii.html.

 

What internal migrants will cost to the employer?

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2013/06/27/migration.

 

The signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/podpisanie-memoranduma-o-sotrudnichestve-0.

 

A training seminar for employees of the Migration Service

In Russian: here.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Uzbekistan’s President Attacks “Lazy” Labor Migrants

In English: http://eurasianet.org/node/67157.

 

After Karimov's statement about “Lazy Migrants” Uzbek get restriction on traveling abroad

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/sng/zayavleniya-karimova-lentyayah-migrantah-uzbekistantsam-ogranichili-vyiezd-rubej-236832/.

 

 

Russia

 

State Duma deputies want to force migrant workers to buy immigration bill for $ 745

In Russian: here.  

 

Illegal migrants in Russia to be deported, to be placed in special center without the right to move

In Russian: here.

 

International conference on labor migration "MIRPAL"

In Russian: here.

 

Russia becomes the world leader in the number of migrants

In Russian: http://argumenti.ru/society/2013/06/262447.

 

Record earnings: how much money migrants sent home from Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation: 60% of violators of migration legislation of the Russian Federation - Tajiks and Uzbeks

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/fms-rf-60-narushitelei-migratsionnogo-zakonodatelstva-rf-uzbeki-i-tadzhiki.

 

Illegal migration in the CIS to be discussed in Nizhny Novgorod

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2566824.

 

State Duma approved the increase in fines for illegal immigrants in Moscow and St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/gosduma-odobrila-povyshenie-shtrafov-dlya-nelegalov-v-moskve-i-peterburge.

 

FMS of Russia takes into account the experience of their projects in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

It would be easier for educated workers to obtain a residence permit in Russia

In Russian: http://www.irn.ru/news/76962.html.

 

 

Multilateral

 

CIS experts to discuss cooperation in the fight against illegal migration

In Russian: here.

 

Does migration affect to changes of labor skills of Central Asian Countries population

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/vliyaet-li-migratsiya-na-izmeneniya-trudovykh-navykov-naseleniya-stran-srednei-azii.

 

Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies of the CIS countries to discuss the issue of migration

In Russian: http://www.civitas.ru/news.php?code=13900.

 

 

International News

 

Eurasian Development Bank and the World Bank to implement a joint study on labor migration issues at CES

In Russian: here.  

 

A time for action at the UN Summit on Migration and Development

In English: http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/news-and-views/opinions/opinion-listing-area/a-time-for-action-at-the-un-summ.html.

 

UK introduces debt for visitors from the backward countries

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2569030

 

 

Analytics

 

Central Asia: Labor Migrants Caught in Russian Politicians’ Crosshairs

In English: http://eurasianet.org/node/67135.

 

Vladimir Mukomel: "Migration now has a clear vector"

In Russian: http://www.vsp.ru/social/2013/06/17/533332.

 

Bill for guest workers in Russia would be introduced?

In Russian: here.

 

None cares about the fate of the living migrant

In Russian: here.

 

Earn money - and to the village. The easiest way for Migrants from Central Asia is to find a job in Russia 

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1371504180.

 

Kyrgyz migrants in Russia help to Atakhanov business?

In Russian: here.

 

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan migration resource exhausted: the main inflow to Russia - from Uzbekistan - expert

In Russian: here.

 

Officials report a decrease in external migration

In Russian: here.

 

Russia: Petersburg Program Engages Young Central Asian Migrants

In English: http://eurasianet.org/node/67122.

 

Tajikistan creates Fund assistance to migrant workers. Who will lead them?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1371888060.

 

Moscow took up arms against migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Elite should be protected, conditions for it should be created

In Russian: http://www.vsp.ru/social/2013/06/24/533558.

 

Boris Silaev: migrant worker - also a citizen of the country

In Russian: here.

 

Runabout migration

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0559/gazeta024.php.

 

Labor migration - a drug for the economy?

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0559/gazeta026.php.

 

 

Publications

 

New Issue of “Compatriots” № 6, June  2013

In Russian: here.

 

Migration Policy Practice (Volume III, Number 3, June-July 2013)

In English: here.

 

 

Announcements

 

Summer School on Migration and Integration 1-6 September 2013 in the Czech Republic

In English: http://www.iom.cz/home/summer-school-on-migration-and-integration-1-6-september-2013-in-the-czech-republic.

 

Restoring Confidence: Jobs, Growth and Social Progress

In English: here.

 


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