American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 48

News Digest On Migration in Central Asia No 48

Date: July 26 – August 08, 2013   

Kazakhstan

 

Employment issues - in the spotlight

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/?p=1763.

 

From the beginning of the year almost 10,000 new jobs were created in Astana - department of Employment and Social Protection of Population of the capital

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2578357.

 

Unemployment recedes

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/?p=2897.

 

M.Shaykemelev: ethnic Kazakh returnees need adaptation programs

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/151974/.

 

About 45 thousand of Kazakh people are members of the Employment Program – head of Labor Ministry of RK

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2578747.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyzstan plans to introduce electronic visas for foreign nationals

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c13/820496.html.

 

Kyrgyz human rights activists to help migrant workers in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

OTRK is available to migrants in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Recommendation of timely execute the necessary documents to the citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic, traveling to Russia

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130726/17681.html.

 

Most unemployed are people in Osh and Bishkek

In Russian: here.

 

Meeting of the Social supervisory board in Bishkek on microcredit for unemployed

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1694092.

 

Total number of unemployed in the Talas - 1011 people

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1693232.

 

More than 19 thousand citizens of the Batken region are in labor migration abroad

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1692972.

 

Public system of assistance to migrants would be formed in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan takes part in creating of system of registers of foreigners in the CIS

In Russian: here.

 

Ministry of Social protection and development to develop a strategy for migration policy

In Russian: here.

 

Legislation proposes to consolidate the social protection of migrants’ children

In Russian: here.

 

Embassy in Russia clarifies the situation of migrants from Kyrgyzstan detained in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/cis/158272-posolstvo-v-rossii-razyasnyaet-situaciyu-po.html.

 

Russia endorses the initiative of Kyrgyz labor migrants to adapt

In Russian: here.

 

KFPA, "Rainbow" and AVHC promotes the rights of migrants in the field of health

In Russian: http://www.advocacy.kg/index.php/383-06-avgusta-2013-kaps-rejnbou-i-skz-sposobstvuyut-prodvizheniyu-prav-migrantov-v-oblasti-zdorovya.

 

Plenipotentiary K. Muratbekov: one of the biggest problems in Naryn oblast - unemployment

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1701622.

 

International Youth Day in Kyrgyzstan will be celebrated with the slogan “Youth Migration: from threats to opportunities”

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1710102.

 

Ministry of social protection and development does not have funds for repatriation kids left by Kyrgyz migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/158415-u-minsocrazvitiya-net-sredstv-na-repatriaciyu.html.

 

Up to half of the surveyed migrants from Kyrgyzstan are for the adaption to Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Migrant workers in the top three "leaders" for child abandonment

In Russian: here.

 

Employment Service of Bishkek city department of Ministry of Labor employed more than 6 thousand people for 7 months

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1711302.

 

Osh city and oblast monitoring results on "Promotion of the rights of migrant workers in the field of health" project

In Russian: http://www.advocacy.kg/index.php/384-06-avgusta-2013-rezultaty-monitoringa-po-gorodu-osh-i-oblasti-po-proektu-prodvizhenie-prav-migrantov-v-oblasti-zdorovya.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Putin: Russian and Tajikistan to resolve issues of labor migration quickly

In Russian: http://ria.ru/politics/20130801/953600626.html.

 

Ministry of Justice is opposed to the new draft Law on Migration - Migration Service

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/19673-minyust-vystupaet-protiv-novogo-proekta-zakona-o-migrantah-migracionnaya-sluzhba.html.

 

Tajikistan plans to create a fund of real financial assistance to migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.pressa.tj/news/tadzhikistan-nameren-sozdat-fond-realnoy-finansovoy-pomoshchi-trudovym-migrantam.

 

Press conference of the Migration Service

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/press-konferentsiya-migratsionnoi-sluzhby.

 

Russia promised to Tajikistan to alleviate the migrants’ situation

In Russian: here.

 

Increased cooperation with the territorial authorities of FMS Russia

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/rasshirenie-sotrudnichestva-s-territorialnymi-organami-fms-rossii.

 

Migration authorities are concerned about the behavior of Tajik labor migrants abroad

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3873-migratsionnye-vlasti-ozabocheny-povedeniem-tadzhikskih-trudovyh-migrantov-za-rubezhom.html.

 

High divorce rate in Tajikistan because of labor migration

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3795-iz-za-trudovoj-migratsii-v-tadzhikistane-vysokij-uroven-razvodov.html.

  

Novosibirsk authorities expected to organize vocational training courses for Tajik labor migrants

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/vlasti-novosibirska-budut-obuchat-tadzhikskikh-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Federal Migration Service of Russia in St. Petersburg to suppress facts that infringe upon the rights of Tajik migrants

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/ufms-rossii-po-sankt-peterburgu-budet-presekat-fakty-ushchemlyayushchie-prava-tadzhikskikh-migr.

 

More than 3,400 foreigners get work permit in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/s-nachala-goda-svyshe-34-tys-inostrantsev-poluchili-razreshenie-na-rabotu-v-tadzhikistane.

  

About 600 migrants from Sughd are missing

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/okolo-600-trudovykh-migrantov-iz-sogda-schitayutsya-propavshimi-bez-vesti.

  

Testing the potential labor migrants on the knowledge of Russian language starts in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-nachalos-testirovanie-potentsialnykh-trudovykh-migrantov-po-russkomu-yazyku.

 

Tajik diplomats visit Moscow tent camp for migrants facing deportation

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskie-diplomaty-posetili-v-podmoskove-palatochnyi-lager-dlya-migrantov.

 

Next group of Tajik migrant workers expected to be deported from Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/iz-rossii-budet-vydvorena-ocherednaya-gruppa-tadzhikskikh-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Issue of deportation of Tajik citizens back home discussed in Novosibirsk

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-novosibirske-obsuzhden-vopros-deportatsii-tadzhikskikh-grazhdan-na-rodinu.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Uzbekistan and South Korea to expand cooperation in the field of labor migration

In Russian: http://www.uzinform.com/ru/news/20130729/19319.html.

 

Uzbekistan makes lists of people who have left to work abroad

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3783-v-uzbekistane-sostavljajut-spiski-grazhdan-vyehavshih-na-zarabotki-za-rubezh.html.

 

Uzbek migrant workers are forced to abandon flights to Russia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1687472.

 

New jobs to be created In Namangan

In Russian: http://www.uzinform.com/ru/news/20130731/19330.html.

 

About 14,000 jobs would be created in Namangan this year

In Russian: http://www.uzinform.com/ru/news/20130805/19387.html.

 

 

Russia

 

Vladimir Putin signs a law banning entry to Russia for certain categories of foreign nationals

In Russian: here.

 

Head of the Federal Migration Service proposed creating a “civilized migration”

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c95/824002.html.

 

Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation continues to record growth in the flow of migrants

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2013/07/26/1157075.html.

 

CIS citizens forced to buy health insurance at the gateway to Russia

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/554510.

 

System of "pass mark" is developed for migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39803/846.py.

 

Migrant workers quotas in Russia have turned into a commodity

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3825-kvoty-na-trudovyh-migrantov-v-rf-prevratilis-v-tovar.html.

 

Rules of entry and residence for migrants tighten in Russia

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/14215848/?frommail=1.

 

Since 2014 special institutions on the keeping of foreign nationals pass to the competence of the FMS of Russia

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/s-2014-goda-spetsuchrezhdeniya-po-soderzhaniyu-inostrannykh-grazhdan-perekhodyat-v-vedenie-fms-.

 

The deputy asked the FMS to reduce the cost of camp for migrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39823/64.py.

 

Gannushkina "mindless camp for migrants"

In Russian: here.

 

Russian authorities to expel three million illegal aliens from the country

In Russian: http://korrespondent.net/world/russia/1588892-vlasti-rf-vydvoryat-iz-strany-tri-milliona-nelegalov.

 

Problems of labor migration discussed in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-sankt-peterburge-obsuzhdeny-problemy-trudovoi-migratsii.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Yerevan to discuss the creation of a unified system of registration of citizens entering the territory of the CIS countries

In Russian: here.

 

 

International News

 

Number of claims for unemployment benefits in the U.S. increased to 343 thousand for the week

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2577103.

 

 

Analytics

 

Central Asia: Migrant Workers Finding Opportunity in Russian Far East

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/67334.

 

Russia for migrants: the house or feeder?

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan: migration, migrants and the economy

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-233739-ru.html.

 

Migrants start more strictly observe laws

In Russian: http://vmdaily.ru/news/2013/07/29/migranti-v-moskve-stali-strozhe-soblyudat-zakon-207133.html.

 

Barrier for guest worker

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c43/821220.html.

 

No need to take a seat on the migration needle

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c43/821231.html.

 

Labor migration market in Russia creates a specific type of business

In Russian: here.

 

What causes the rampant migration of doctors?

In Russian: here.

 

Russia badly digests migrants. The legalization of foreigners depends on their good will and capabilities of FMS

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3841-rossija-ploho-perevarivaet-migrantov-legalizatsija-inostrantsev-zavisit-ot-ih-dobroj-voli-i-vozmozhnostej-fms.html.

 

Went to work and never came back ...

In Russian: here.

 

Russia builds deportation camps for migrants

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/25063901.html.

 

Petersburg expert: Let the migrant workers come with families

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-234025-ru.html.

 

"The introduction of visas for migrant workers - part of the campaign and unrealizable" - Expert

In Russian: http://stanradar.com/news/full/3790-vvedenie-viz-dlja-migrantov-chast-izbiratelnoj-kampanii-i-nerealizuemo-ekspert-.html.

 

Migrants to work, not to live!

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz migrants in Moscow are concerned about raids

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/25063031.html.

 

10 migratory innovations

In Russian: http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2234975.

 

Russia without migrants. Model ("CentrAsia", Russia)

In Russian: http://inosmi.ru/economic/20100813/162107797.html.

 

Migrants: the way out - through the campground

In Russian: http://www.vesti.ru/doc.html?id=1114707.

 

Russian businessman offering solutions to migration issues

In Russian: http://www.migimo.ru/news/108/.

 

Citizenship + Citizenship = partially citizenship?

In Russian: here.

 

Vitamin deficiency of tolerance

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_blogs_mongush/25067310.html

 

Concentration camp for migrant worker

In Russian: http://svpressa.ru/society/article/72108/?rpop=1.

 

Purges in Moscow: What should expect Tajik migrants?

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/chistki-v-moskve-chego-zhdat-tadzhikskomu-migrantu.

 

 

Publications

 

New issue of "Voice of Tajik", "Ovozi Tochikistoniho"  #68

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/vyshel-v-svet-novyj-68-nomer-gazety-golos-tadzhikistancev-%E2%80%9Dovozi-tochikistonixo%E2%80%9D.html.

  

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” #15, August 2013

In Russian: here.

 

New Issue of “Compatriots” #7, July 2013

In Russian: here.

 

International Migration, Vol. 51(4) 2013

In English: here.

 

International Migration, Vol. 51(Supplement s1) 2013 International Migration and Remittances

In English: here.

 

 

Announcements

 

High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development

In English: http://www.un.org/esa/population/meetings/HLD2013/mainhld2013.html

 

 


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