American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 51

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 51

Date: September 06 – 19, 2013         

Kazakhstan

 

  To legalize guest workers in Kazakhstan

In Russian: here.

 

Procedure for extending the period of stay in Russia was explained to labor migrants from Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/sng/trudovyim-migrantam-kazahstana-razyyasnili-poryadok-prodleniya-sroka-241376/.

 

EBRD Delegates discussed the problems of Eurasian continental integration on the "Eurasia 2013" forum in Astana

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/158279/.

 

Since the beginning of the year 173,690 people arrived in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/157870/.

 

More than 150,000 Chinese nationals arrived in Kazakhstan for three years

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/bolee-150-tyisyach-grajdan-kitaya-priehali-v-kazahstan-za-tri-goda-241126/.

 

Cabinet to discuss implementation of program on single-industry towns development

In English: here.

 

About 23 thousand citizens of the CIS countries migrated to Kazakhstan in 2012

In Russian: http://www.bnews.kz/ru/news/post/159730/.

 

About 600 jobs presented at a job fair in Almaty

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2589412.

  

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Government approved the  Employment Promotion and regulation of

external labor migration Programme till 2020 (text)

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1790882.

 

Kyrgyzstan again raised the issue of migration in the CIS

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39862/762.py.

 

Offer to create a system of organized labor migration among SCO

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1797582.

 

National Security Committee  identified more than 30 fake companies involved in the organization of illegal migration of foreigners

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1804542.

 

Kyrgyz Diasporas in Russia appealed to the leadership of the Kyrgyz Republic on an ongoing campaign to combat illegal labor migration

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1800652.

 

Employment rate in Kyrgyzstan is 60% - Ministry of Labor

In Russian: here.

 

33% of the adult population of Kyzyl-Kiya town went to work in Russia, and their children faint from hunger - City Department of Education

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1785892.

 

Public council for migration  to create in Karakol

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1798772.

 

Kyrgyz filmmakers making a movie about contemporary issues in the lives of migrants in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/kino/160094-v-moskve-kyrgyzskie-rezhissery-snimayut-film-o.html.

 

Bishkek to discuss the impact of joining the CU on migration

In Russian: here.

 

Labor Ministry to introduce a "single window" for migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Issues of pensions payment for migrant workers to be resolved by the state - the Social Fund

In Russian: here.

 

UNDP is ready to assist the Ministry of Labor, Youth and Migration in the implementation of joint projects

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/62757.

 

Kyrgyz Ministry of Labor and the ILO discussed the increase in employment among young people

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/62994.

 

National Security Committee detected a channel for illegal migration

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1805852.

 

Pensions of migrants to discuss with Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz government urged to stand up for migrant workers

In Russian: here.

 

Ajgul Ryskulova: Families of migrant workers face serious problems

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1824682.

 

TV project dedicated to Kyrgyz migrants in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.kyrtag.kg/?q=ru/news/48804.

 

Main flow of migrants observed in the south of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1824482.

 

Memo in Kyrgyz issued for workers in the Kaluga region of Russia

In Russian: here.

 

About 4 million unemployed registered in Talas

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1811712.

 

Kyrgyz cinemas filmed in Russia a feature film about migrant’s love

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1813242.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Chairman of the national part of the SCO Tajikistan "SCO countries

should pay special attention to labor migration"

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/politics/full/62493.

 

Migrants from Tajikistan would be able to vote in the presidential elections abroad

In Russian: here.

 

Opposition intends to defend the rights of migrants in support of candidates

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/node/170393.

 

SDPT Leader requests the participation of migrant workers to collect signatures

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/goverment/20296-lider-sdpt-prosit-obespechit-uchastie-trudovyh-migrantov-s-sbore-podpisey.html.

 

About 610 thousand people left Tajikistan for work for the first eight months

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/za-vosem-mesyatsev-iz-tadzhikistana-na-zarabotki-vyekhalo-okolo-610-tys-chelovek.

 

ORST demands to ensure the participation of migrant workers in petition

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/goverment/20374-orst-trebuet-obespechit-uchastie-trudovyh-migrantov-v-sbore-podpisey.html.

 

Yekaterinburg's rights activists intend to protect the Tajik labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/ekaterinburgskie-pravozashchitniki-namereny-zashchitit-tadzhikskikh-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

About 39,000 people in Tajikistan were officially registered as unemployed in Jan-Aug 2013

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-ofitsialno-bezrabotnymi-priznano-okolo-39-tys-chelovek.

  

 

Uzbekistan

 

Kazakh border guards detained about 120 illegal immigrants from

Uzbekistan

In Russian: here.

 

Uzbekistan ranks first in the number of migrants in Bashkortostan

In Russian: here.

 

Problems of providing employment discussed

In Russian: http://www.uzinform.com/ru/news/20130918/19840.html

 

 

Russia

 

  UN: Russia is the second in highest number of foreign workers

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20130912/962574036.html.

 

Migrants would be obliged to open a bank account

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39858/33.py.

 

Hostility towards migrants among Russians is growing

In Russian: http://www.interfax.ru/russia/news.asp?id=327988.

 

Newcomers from the provinces to replace labor migrants in Moscow

In Russian: http://russian.rt.com/article/15312.

 

Prepare Violations quotas for Migrants

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/20336-migrantam-gotovyat-kvotu-pravonarusheniy.html.

 

200 words about migrants and Russia (video)

In Russian: http://ria.ru/200words/20130912/962677441.html.

 

St. Petersburg: Volunteers helping migrants are looking for translators

In Russian: here.

 

Migration Code of the Russian Federation would be prepared no earlier than 2015

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20130919/964258234.html.

 

Duma is offering to target flows of migrants from Moscow to other regions

In Russian: http://ria.ru/vladimir/20130919/964277699.html.

 

Remittances are not dangerous for Russian economy

In Russian: http://ria.ru/economy/20130918/964149622.html.

 

Migrants may be required to have at least 36 thousand rubles at the entrance to the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20130913/963088131.html.

 

More than 250 million migrant workers can lose their jobs in Russia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1823142.

 

Migrants can legally work in the Russian Federation even without amnesty, said the head of the Federal Migration Service

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20130918/964145416.html.

 

Memo on employment issued for metropolitan workers

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39883/127.py.

 

St.Petersburg hosts the G20 Summit

In English: here

 

 

Multilateral

 

Number of immigrants in the U.S. increased by 447 thousand due to

Asians

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/world-news/full/63089.

 

 

International News

 

  World Migration

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/g53/4549.html.

 

Decisive action on jobs needed at G20, says ILO

In English: here.

 

 

Analytics

 

  Subject on Migrants in Russian politics

In Russian: http://www.fergananews.com/articles/7851.

 

Migrant’s Lexicon, or a certificate for 780 learned Russian words

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39860/280.py.

 

Sergei Abashin: Migration and Religion would be the center of the new political and discursive configurations around the world

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1789912.

 

The heirs of the land

In Russian: http://www.gazeta.ru/comments/column/oss/5640509.shtml.

 

Who and how to dispose of the voices of migrant workers in the elections in Tajikistan?

In Russian: http://ostkraft.ru/ru/news/1112.

 

"Remote" migration center in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://rus.ruvr.ru/2013_09_08/V-Kirgizii-pojavilsja-vinosnoj-migracionnij-centr-7862/.

 

Generation of 90’s would not please the labor market

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/belorussia/economics/14673940/.

 

Without nationalism

In Russian: http://slon.ru/russia/bez_natsionalizma-986937.xhtml.

 

Come in large numbers. Culture on xenophobia

In Russian: here.

 

It is bad with immigrants, without migrants - no way?

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2013/09/12/S-migrantami-plokho-bez-migrantov---nikak-378985.

 

The pre-election nonsense

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0565/gazeta016.php.

 

Negative effects of migration for Kyrgyzstan - the "brain drain" and "washed out" of labor force - study

In Russian: http://www.paruskg.info/2013/08/24/85927.

 

Russia: we are not against migrants from Central Asia, but it should be according to the law (photos)

In Russian: here.

 

Russia's War on Foreigners

In English: here.

 

Russians consider the migration of Chinese people "expansion"

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1818312.

 

Semen Baghdasarov:, if Tajikistan survives on migrants, where it takes money for Russian teachers?

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/4649-semen-bagdasarov-tadzhikistan-esli-sam-zhivet-za-schet-migrantov-otkuda-vozmet-dengi-na-rossijskih-uchitelej.html.

 

At the tip of the migration

In Russian: http://svpressa.ru/society/article/74189/.

 

 

Publications

 

  New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 18, September 2013

In Russian: here.

 

World Migration Report 2013 – Migrant Well-being and Development

In English: here.

 

International Migration, Vol. 51(5) 2013

In English: here.

 

News on Labor migration, August 2013

In Russian: http://www.profmigr.com/vestnik/08_2013/.

 

New Issue of “Compatriots” #9, September 2013

In Russian: here

 

 

Announcements

 

  A Roundtable on Environment and Migration

In English: https://auca.kg/en/tspcevents/892/.

 

 


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