American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 46

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA No 46

Date: June 28 – July 12, 2013       

 

Kazakhstan

 

The Government discusses  implementation of the "Roadmap Employment-2020" program

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/284282.


Modernization of the pension system: Pros and Cons
In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/282320.


Two Kazakhstan citizens detained in the Russian Federation with the passports of Kyrgyzstan
 

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=383687.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Migrants threaten the sovereignty of our country - Mavlyan Askarbekov

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan introduces electronic visa

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39706/14.py.

 

Kyrgyz call-center in Moscow, expands the range of its activities

In Russian: here.

 

Representatives of the authorities have been denied to monitor facility where migrants work

In Russian: here.

 

Only a third of the workers of the Chinese company China Road work legally

In Russian: here.

 

Fund “Dobrososedstvo” joins to solve the problems of Kyrgyz migrant workers in the Russian Federation

In Russian: here.

 

Representative office of Social Fund of Kyrgyzstan to be opened in Moscow

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-231568-ru.html.

 

Young Kyrgyz people master Russian distant lands

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130701/17396.html.

 

More than 5 thousand foreigners have taken Kyrgyz citizenship since the beginning of the year

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-231604-ru.html.

 

Inflow of remittances from Russia accounts for nearly a third of the GDP of the Kyrgyz Republic

In Russian: here.

 

Internal migrants have been denied to go to a meeting at the regional office

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/232-04-iyulya-2013-vnutrennikh-migrantov-ne-pustili-na-vstrechu-v-oblastnom-predstavitelstve

 

Working group to develop proposals for the formation of the state migration policy is created

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1645931.

 

Migration centers to be created in Bishkek and Osh airports

In Russian: here.

 

Bolot Dzhunusov meets with the Director of the Federal Migration Service of Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz diaspora in Russia dissatisfied with the decision of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on the pension program of migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/58804.

 

Russia to take steps to streamline the abuse of the migration regime for citizens of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Offer to acquire labor patents for Kyrgyz citizens working in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Cooperation with Kyrgyz diaspora on migration issues to strengthen in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

Ministry of Labor, Migration and Youth proposes to simplify the assignment of the kayrylman status to ethnic Kyrgyz

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1652151.

 

Medical center for the Kyrgyzstani in Yekaterinburg

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/39736/754.py.

 

Abulgaziev promises to leave the workers the right to choose the pension fund

In Russian: here.

 

75% of the pension contributions of migrants from Kyrgyzstan will be spent to the Russian private company

In Russian: here.

 

Remittances of Kyrgyz labor migrants for 2009 -2012 years doubled to $ 1.9 billion

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-232158-ru.html.

 

Minister of Economy of Kyrgyzstan: Without remittances poverty rate would reach 42%

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-232184-ru.html.

 

As of July 2013 687 thousand citizens of Kyrgyzstan reside with different goals in Russia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1649631.

 

Kyrgyzstan enters the CU only after removal of all disputes

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=383582.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Tajik migration service agency, RCS to open centers for labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/ms-i-obshchestvo-krasnogo-polumesyatsa-rt-otkroyut-tsentry-dlya-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Tajik minister visits UAE to discuss labor migration cooperation issues

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-dubae-byl-obsuzhden-vopros-ob-otpravke-tadzhikskikh-trudovykh-migrantov-v-oae.

 

NDPT Representatives in Russia to hold a series of meetings with migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/19235-predstaviteli-ndpt-vyehali-v-rossiyu-gde-provedut-seriyu-vstrech-s-trudovymi-migrantami.html.

 

Russia is planning to open a "temporary corridor" for citizens of Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/19174-rossiya-planiruet-otkryt-vremennyy-koridor-dlya-grazhdan-tadzhikistana.html.

 

Implementation of "Young migrant" project completed in Sughd

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/19194-v-sogde-zavershaetsya-realizaciya-proekta-molodoy-migrant.html.

 

Women Join Tajikistan's Labor Exodus

In English: http://iwpr.net/report-news/women-join-tajikistans-labour-exodus.

 

Rossotrudnichestvo to assist with training of Tajik labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/rossotrudnichestvo-okazhet-sodeistvie-v-podgotovke-tadzhikskikh-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Migration Service and the Islamic Center of Tajikistan sign a memorandum on cooperation

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnaya-sluzhba-i-islamskii-tsentr-tadzhikistana-podpisali-memorandum-o-sotrudnichestve.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

B.Musaev: Uzbekistan - Migrant workers in Russia, it is a shame of the nation?

In Russian:http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1372869660.

 

To take "on the pencil" migrants who have left Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3450-vyehavshih-iz-uzbekistana-gastarbajterov-berut-na-karandash.html.

 

Excuse me, whether you need a carpenter? Issue of Uzbek-Russian Phrase Book in Russia

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3511-izvinite-za-bespokojstvo-nuzhen-li-vam-plotnik-v-rossii-vypuschen-uzbeksko-russkij-razgovornik-.html.

 

 

Russia

 

Issues of vulnerability reduction of different categories of migrants discussed in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/v-moskve-obsudili-voprosy-snizheniya-uyazvimosti-razlichnykh-kategorii-migrantov.

 

Cancel quotas for immigrants in the first quarter of 2014

In Russian: http://www.mk.ru/politics/article/2013/07/03/878839-kvotyi-dlya-immigrantov-otmenyat-v-pervom-kvartale-2014-goda.html

 

State Duma deputies want to increase 2 times the size of insurance premiums for migrants

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/deputaty-gosdumy-khotyat-uvelichit-v-2-raza-razmer-strakhovykh-vznosov-za-migrantov.

 

FMS of Russia prepared a plan for its activities for the years 2013-2018

In Russian: http://www.garant.ru/news/480926/.

 

Labor migrants from CIS Russia would have permission for temporary residence - media

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-231550-ru.html.

 

Influx of migrant workers from CIS countries to the Russian cities takes excessive in nature, - the head of the Federal Migration Service

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/19246-pritok-gastarbayterov-iz-stran-sng-v-rossiyskie-goroda-prinyal-izbytochnyy-harakter-glava-fms.html.

 

Five mobile stations migration began working in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c15/791324.html.

 

Free language courses in Yekaterinburg for visitors from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39710/888.py.

 

Reduced quota for migrant workers in the Ryazan region

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-231074-ru.html.

 

84% of Russian citizens support the idea of a strict visa regime with the countries of Central Asia

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2013/07/04/levada.

 

Russia's need for migrant workers is 18 million people - expert

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-231724-ru.html.

 

Russia does not tighten immigration policy, and strengthens the responsibility of violators - Romodanovskiy

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1649771.

 

Migrant workers work more than Russian citizens - a study

In Russian: here.

 

Salary of migrants and Russian workers nearly matched

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130709/17484.html.

 

Labor migrants in Russia are engaged in lending of their compatriots

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz and Chinese migrants are least paid at construction sites in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

Migrant workers in St. Petersburg were given brochures

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/v-peterburge-trudovym-migrantam-vydali-broshyury.

 

Arkhangelsk region is in need of labor migrants from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

In Russian: http://maxala.org/news/15609-arhangelskaya-oblast-nuzhdaetsya-v-trudovyh-migrantah-iz-uzbekistana-i-tadzhikistana.html#.Udrpdjv0Fsk.

 

Training courses of Russian language for labor migrants from Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan in Vladivostok

In Russian: http://maxala.org/news/15640-vo-vladivostoke-dlya-trudovyh-migrantov-iz-uzbekistana-i-kyrgyzstana-organizovali-kursy-po-russkomu-yazyku.html#.Ud1n1Tv0Fsk.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Kyrgyz and Tajik migrants are able to run for mayor of Tyumen

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-231151-ru.html.

 

Fingerprints of migrants FMS to shoot in Bishkek and Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1856.

 

Kyrgyz and Tajik migrants are able to run for mayor of Tyumen

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-231151-ru.html.

 

Fingerprints of migrants FMS to shoot in Bishkek and Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1856

 

 

International News

 

U.S. Senate approved a draft immigration reform

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=383139.

 

Unemployment and inflation in Europe rose again

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2570828.

 

Statement by Committee on Migrant Workers on Migrant workers’ rights: 10 years of progress but huge challenges remain

In English: here.

 

 

Analytics

 

Russian banks lend migrants from Central Asia

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3302-rossijskie-banki-kreditujut-migrantov-iz-tsentralnoj-azii.html.

 

A.Shustov: Migration and national security of Russia. Even liberals insist on the introduction of visa regime

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1372450740.

 

Influx of labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan to Russia stabilized

In Russian: here.

 

Opening of the Russian language courses for foreigners

In Russian: here.

 

Migrants have their say in the election

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/politics/2013-07-02/1_migranty.html.

 

S.Pirov: Migration processes in Tajikistan threatens the CIS

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1372874340.

 

There is no competition between migrants and the Russians to get a job - study

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/polit/1680480.html.

 

Migration from CIS: there is growth in number, no quality: they are sovereign

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3423-migratsija-iz-sng-rost-kolichestva-est-kachestvu-vzjatsja-neotkuda-oni-suverennye.html.

 

New rules for migrants. A View from the Russian State Duma

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3538-novye-pravila-dlja-migrantov-vzgljad-iz-gosdumy-rossii.html.

 

Chinese migrants can make third revolution in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3514-tretju-revoljutsiju-v-kyrgyzstane-mogut-sovershit-kitajskie-migranty.html.

 

Nicholai Alisov:  It is necessary to act gradually in migration policy

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz women, working in Russia, would get benefits for pregnancy

In Russian: here.

 

Permission to work in Russia were given to 120,000 Kyrgyz

In Russian: here.  

 

 

Publications

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 13, July 2013

In Russian: here.

 

Migration processes in Kyrgyzstan in the period of sovereignty

In Russian: http://www.akipress.org/kghistory/news:13592.

 

On the key issues of illegal migration through the checkpoints of the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border

In Russian: http://anticorruption.kg/wp-content/uploads/2013-06-o-problemah-migratsii-cherez-kyrzyzsko-kazahskuy-granitsu.pdf.

 

Analysis of the legislation of Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan, Russian Federation and Republic of Kazakhstan in the area of Labor Migration and recommendation for its improvement

In English: http://www.anticorruption.kg/wp-content/uploads/2013-04-analiz-zakonov-v-sfere-migracii-eng.pdf.

 

Policies and Practices in IGC Participating States (2012)

In English: here.  

 

 

Announcements

 

Public Foundation "Center of International Protection" within the framework of the project "Promotion of solutions to the problems of external labor migrants" with the financial support of ICCO & KerkinActie announces a vacancy for the position of: Project Coordinator

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/228-03-iyulya-2013-vakansiya-v-oshe.

 

NGO "Human Rights Movement: Bir Duino Kyrgyzstan" announces a competition for the position: expert on preparation of the analytical report on the results of monitoring the situation with the rights of migrant workers

In Russian: https://www.facebook.com/bir.duinokyrgyzstan?fref=ts&ref=br_tf.

 

On the promotion of the rights of migrant workers and their families through 7th International Documentary Film Festival on Human Rights "Bir Duino Kyrgyzstan"

In Russian: http://anticorruption.kg/wp-content/uploads/2013-06-o-prodvizhenii-prav-trudovyh-migrantov-cherez-bir-duino.pdf.

 

 


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