American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 52

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 52

Date: September 20 – October 03, 2013         

 

Kazakhstan

 

  Kazakhstan to legalize work of labor migrants

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kazakhstan/society/14911486/.

 

Representatives of the CSTO countries discussed the fight against illegal migration in Astana

In Russian: http://www.newskaz.ru/politics/20130920/5570052.html.

 

Russian and Kazakh diplomats discussed issues of bilateral migration

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kazakhstan/politics/14910072/.

 

More than 8 million foreigners entered over the last 5 years into Kazakhstan for temporary stay- Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2590936.

 

Police clean Astana on illegals: 60 foreigners deported

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kazakhstan/society/14910605/.

 

Young people from the south of Kazakhstan are going to work in Russia

In Russian: http://news.nur.kz/283475.html.

 

Youth unemployment rate is 5.9% in Kazakhstan: Ministry of Labor

In English: http://www.bnews.kz/en/news/post/161534/.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

  Causes of labor migration discussed on scientific conference in Bishkek

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130924/18326.html.

 

UN Volunteers to tell about contracts and workers remittances

In Russian: here.

 

Pluses and minuses of Kyrgyzstan's accession to the Customs Union and their impact on migration discussed in Bishkek 

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/63172.

 

Kyrgyz diaspora supported the fight against illegal migration in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Experts: Entering the CU could increase the flow of migrant workers

In Russian: here.

 

Best Practices for the reform of initial vocational education - an important tool in protecting the rights of migrant workers

In Russian: http://iom.kg/?p=1067.

 

Kyrgyzstan plans to open 7 migration offices in Russia

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kyrgyzstan/politics/14894401/.

 

More than 570,000 Kyrgyz migrant workers reside in Russia legally

In Russian: http://www.24kg.org/cis/161337-bolee-570-tysyach-kyrgyzstanskix-migrantov.html.

 

Kyrgyz people in Orenburg would attend Resettlement Centre

In Russian: here.

 

TV studio in Moscow tells about the life of Kyrgyz migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Ministry of Labor proposes to tighten the requirements of entry and obtain a residence permit for foreigners on the territory of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1865932.

 

Researchers found out the reasons for the lack of documents of migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Korean Language Center opened in Bishkek for migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20130929/18391.html.

 

Inflow of remittances in Kyrgyzstan in the I half-year increased by 10% YoY to $ 850 million

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1859232.

 

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in 2013, top the list of countries in terms of remittances as a percentage of GDP - World Bank

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1082788/ or here

 

 

Tajikistan

 

  MS specialists would improve the knowledge on migrants’ health

In Russian: here.

 

Expert: collecting signatures to bypass the migrant does not meet the international obligations of the RT

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/ekspert-sbor-podpisei-v-obkhod-migrantov-ne-sootvetstvuet-mezhdunarodnym-obyazatelstvam-rt.

 

Migrant from Tajikistan got awarded by a Russian bank for a record remittances

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/4761-migrant-iz-tadzhikistana-nagrazhden-rossijskim-bankom-za-rekordnyj-perevod-deneg-na-rodinu.html.

 

First group of migrants from Tajikistan to Russia receive certificates under new program

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/vrucheny-svidetelstva-pervym-pereselentsam-iz-tadzhikistana-v-rossiyu-po-novoi-gosprogramme.

 

About 400 Tajiks received Russian citizenship in Krasnoyarsk in Jan-Aug this year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/okolo-400-tadzhikistantsev-s-nachala-goda-poluchili-grazhdanstvo-rf-v-krasnoyarskom-krae.

 

FMS: 1.30 million Tajik nationals stayed in Russia as of August 31, 2013

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/fms-rf-na-territorii-rossii-na-konets-leta-nakhodilos-1-mln-230-tys-grazhdan-tadzhikistana.

 

Tajikistan ratifies the agreement on the term of staying in RF without registration

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/14998101/.

 

Tajik migration service agency rejects Russia’s FMS reports on the number of Tajik migrant workers

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskie-migratsionshchiki-oprovergayut-statdannye-rossiiskikh-kolleg-o-chisle-migrantov-v-r.

 

Tajik economy remains dependent on remittances - ADB

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/business/20691-tadzhikskaya-ekonomika-ostaetsya-zavisimoy-ot-denezhnyh-perevodov-abr.html.

 

EBRD: Tajikistan's foreign trade deficit is almost completely covered by remittances

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/eabr-vneshnetorgovyi-defitsit-tadzhikistana-pochti-polnostyu-pokryvaetsya-denezhnymi-perevodami.

 

First press conference of OSCE observers

In Russian: http://rus.ozodi.org/content/osce-monitoring-team-arrives-dushanbe-4/25124114.html.

 

Money transfer system "MOPS" is expanding its presence in Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

WB: volume of remittances to Tajikistan in 2013 will exceed $ 4 billion

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/vb-obem-perevodov-v-tadzhikistan-v-2013-godu-prevysit-4-mlrd.

 

CEC: We cannot reduce the 5% threshold for migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/node/172537.

 

Staff representative of MS RT in Russia visited the Centre for Social Adaptation of migrant workers in Orenburg

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/v-orenburge-sotrudniki-predstavitelstva-ms-rt-v-rf-posetili-tsentr-sotsialnoi-adaptatsii-trudov.

 

Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in Moscow asked the Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation to the issue of deportation of Tajik students

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/posolstvo-rt-v-moskve-poprosilo-fms-rf-razobratsya-v-voprose-deportatsii-tadzhikskikh-studentov.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

  To ensure employment

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/25367/.

 

Jobs fair held in Namangan

In Russian: http://www.uzinform.com/ru/news/20130922/19866.html.

 

 

Russia

 

  FMS reported data on the number of migrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39906/692.py.

 

Head of the Federal Migration Service: to punish migrants under the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation for fake documents

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20130919/964247859.html.

 

Situation of migrants in St. Petersburg to study for 4 million rubles

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inregions/st_petersburg/91/society/14880689/.

 

To issue a brochure for migrant workers in the Kyrgyz language in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/39914/394.py.

 

Russia is in the top ten of the main directions of migration in 2013

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0567/rossia01.php#18.

 

Russia would attract in 2014, less than 100,000 migrants

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0567/rossia01.php#23.

 

Head of the Federal Migration Service to speak at the UN Forum on Migration

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2013/09/30/1181814.html.

 

Putin: Russia to tighten law in the area of migration

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/15038002/.

 

Russian Statistic: Predict the growth of migration is difficult

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/moscow/2013/09/27/1180834.html.

 

State Duma proposes to introduce labor visa for migrants

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/15040880/.

 

State Duma initiates a draft law on fines for workers for the use of false documents

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/20617-v-gosdumu-vnesen-zakonoproekt-o-shtrafah-dlya-migrantov-za-ispolzovanie-podlozhnyh-dokumentov.html.

 

Speaker of the Parliament of St. Petersburg: " Need to introduce a visa regime for migrants "

In Russian: http://www.kp.ru/online/news/1545906/.

 

Astakhov called on to deal with the problems of migrant children in the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20130930/966825670.html.

 

Another group of migrants began to study Russian language

In Russian: http://pressa.ursmu.ru/2040.html.

 

Russian citizenship costs a hundred thousand rubles

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2013/09/29/migranti-site.html.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Over five million migrants from Central Asia in Russia - the Federal 

Migration Service

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1837592.

 

ILO to launch the project on partnerships for youth employment in the CIS countries

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/mot-zapuskaet-proekt-partnerstvo-v-sfere-zanyatosti-molodezhi-v-stranakh-sng.

 

Voronej employers give preference to immigrants from Central Asia

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/voronezhskie-rabotodateli-otdayut-predpochtenie-vykhodtsam-iz-srednei-azii.

 

 

International News

 

  Central Asia & Caucasus: Awaiting Word on Future of Green Card Lottery

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/67524.

 

U.S. and Russia - leaders in the number of migrants

In Russian: http://inotv.rt.com/2013-09-29/SSHA-i-Rossiya-stali-liderami.

 

Representatives of the 150 UN member states discuss the impact of migration on development

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39927/849.py.

 

Migrants from developing countries to send home $414 billion in earnings in 2013

In English: here.

 

ILO to present the latest global estimates on child labor

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/media-centre/press-releases/WCMS_221434/lang--en/index.htm.

 

New thinking on labor migration needed

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/comment-analysis/WCMS_222792/lang--en/index.htm.

 

 

Analytics

 

  Migration. Tightened control

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/?p=7541.

 

Hazardous settlers in the photo Edward Poletaev

In Russian: http://www.liter.kz/articles/view/30798.

 

Whether the migration amnesty decides issue of migration in Russia?

In Russian: http://russiancouncil.ru/blogs/debate/?id_4=704.

 

Children of illegal immigrants might not be allowed in school

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39915/642.py.

 

Demographic Forecast: Moscow cannot do without migrants

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/demograficheskii-prognoz-moskve-ne-oboitis-bez-migrantov-0.

 

Migrant detective (article)

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migrantskii-detektiv-statya.

 

Alena Doletskaya: Migrants in survival mode

In Russian: http://www.snob.ru/selected/entry/65089.

 

Sochi. Concentration camp in the center of "Olympic city"

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/russia_sochi_migrants/25111825.html.

 

Kazakhstan: officially on migrants

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/gastarbaitery-v-kazakhstane/25111829.html.

 

Tajik migrants in the presidential election: without collecting signatures, but with the right to vote

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/4863-tadzhikskie-migranty-na-prezidentskih-vyborah-bez-sbora-podpisej-no-s-pravom-golosa.html.

 

Russia. Migration as the number one topic

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1859962.

 

Federal Migration Service of Russia published statistics that for Kazakhstan is clearly drawn to the sensation

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1858802.

 

A little bit about migration or small projects (bloggers competition)

In Russian: here.

 

Migration threshold

In Russian: http://www.globalaffairs.ru/number/Migratcionnyi-porog-16111.

 

Almaz  Bukalaev: We urge Kyrgyz people to follow rules of Russia. Otherwise, a person can become "no entrance".

In Russian: here.

 

Russia. How many migrants we need to be happy: do not let or amnesty?

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1864292.

 

Anti-migrant campaign in Sochi in full swing

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/sochi_migrants/25123850.html.

 

How much does certificate of proficiency in Russian language cost?

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/skolko-stoit-sertifikat-o-znanii-russkogo-yazyka.

 

"MK": Children of migrant workers in Russia to be taught with special programs

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1380807720.

 

 

Publications

 

  New issue of "Voice of Tajik", "Ovozi Tochikistoniho" 69

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/vyshel-v-svet-novyj-69-nomer-gazety-golos-tadzhikistancev-%E2%80%9Dovozi-tochikistonixo%E2%80%9D.html.

 

Migration Policy Practice "Special Issue on HLD" (Volume III, Number 4, August-September 2013)

In English: here.

 

International Migration and Development: Contributions and Recommendations of the International System

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=1023.

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” # 19, October 2013

In Russian: here.

 

Labor Migration and Development: Setting a course for the future

In English: http://www.ilo.org/migrant/publications/specialized-publications/WCMS_222912/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Towards the 2013 High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (Final report of the High-level Dialogue Series)

In English: here.

 

Migration Health – Annual Review 2012

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=41_7&products_id=1025.

 

Infographics: Youth unemployment

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/162026/.

 

Infographics: Remittances in 2013

In Russian: http://www.worldbank.org/ru/news/feature/2013/10/02/remittances-2013-infographics.

  

Report on monitoring of consular services provided by diplomatic missions and consular agencies of the Kyrgyzstan in Russia and Kazakhstan. A situational analysis of the rights of labor migrants working in Russia and Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.osce.org/ru/odihr/106504.

  

 

Announcements

 

Vacancy: Migration, Employment, Economic and Socio-Economic Issues

Expert

In English: http://iom.kg/en/?p=689.

 

High-level meetings of the 68th Session of the General Assembly

High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development: "Making Migration Work"

In English: http://www.un.org/en/ga/68/meetings/migration/participate.shtml.

 

Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant

In English: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/migpractice/migmain.showPractice?p_lang=en&p_practice_id=71.

 

Join the e-Discussion on Youth Migration, Equity & Inequalities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

In English: http://www.gfmd.org/en/news/228-join-the-e-discussion-on-youth-migration-equity-inequalities-in-the-post-2015-development-agenda.

 

 


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