American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest  No 53

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 53

Date: October 04 – October  17, 2013            

Kazakhstan

 

Senate approves amendments to the legislation on labor migration in the first reading

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2596154.

 

Kazakhstan is considering the abolition of quotas for oralmans

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/163515/.

 

More than 1,500 foreigners were working illegally in Astana

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=387020.

 

Head of the Statistics Agency explained the negative balance of migration

In Russian: http://www.bnews.kz/ru/news/post/164591/.

 

Idrisov is confident that Russia would not introduce a visa regime for citizens of Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://newskaz.ru/society/20131016/5669078.html.

 

Number of people employed in the labor market in Kazakhstan is growing

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=387348.

 

Togzhan Kizatova: "Migrants even without these changes en masse work illegally, at the same time feeding an army of officials, especially from the security forces'

In Russian: http://www.radiotochka.kz/news/full/867.html.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Experts made recommendations to the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on solution issues of labor migration

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/64526.

 

Head of the Ministry of Labor, Migration and Youth of KR and Head of the Federal Migration Service of the RF discussed the problems of migrant workers

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/64428.

 

Parliament of Kyrgyzstan got advice to tighten the penalties for transporting illegal immigrants

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/162702-parlamentu-kyrgyzstana-posovetovali-uzhestochit.html.

 

From the rostrum of the UN Deputy Minister of Labor, Migration of Kyrgyzstan called on to solve the problem of forced labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/64162.

 

About migration processes in Kyrgyzstan told at the meeting of the OSCE ODIHR on Human Dimension in Warsaw

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/64112.

 

Deputy Minister of Labor, Migration of Kyrgyzstan in the UN headquarters spoke on the country's immigration policy

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/64313.

 

Kyrgyzstan's entry into the Customs Union would bring Kyrgyz migrants to a new level - legal

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/politics/full/64304.

 

Migrants going to Russia would be advised at the airports

In Russian: here.

 

FMS and Rossotrudnichestvo would test migrants on Russian together

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39959/195.py.

 

Half of the respondents of Kyrgyz labor migrants evaluate their earnings as low

In Russian: http://www.24kg.org/community/162685-polovina-oproshennyx-trudovyx-migrantov-iz.html.

 

3 years Kyrgyzstan without concept on foreign migration

In Russian: here.

 

Estimated unemployment in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.24kg.org/community/162286-v-kyrgyzstane-podschitali-bezrabotnyx.html.

 

Servey: Foreign labor migration is getting younger

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/39961/676.py.

 

83.6% of Kyrgyz labor migrants in Russia are working out of their field- research

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1894942.

 

More than 88.2% of Kyrgyz migrant workers prefer to work in Russia legally

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/64547.

 

About 90% of Kyrgyz labor migrants in Russia intend to return home

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/64522.

 

Almost 40% of migrant workers do not make out the registration documents upon arrival in Russia - poll

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-241256-ru.html.

 

Continuation of the movie "Ayat" presented in Bishkek, a story, this time about the life of migrants

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/64177.

 

Feasibility of introducing a migration cards for citizens of neighboring countries discussing in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-241486-ru.html.

 

Kyrgyzstan intends to introduce immigration cards for migrant workers from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1900772.

 

Government approved the provision of "single window" for migrant workers for Russia: nongovernmental pension fund to issue pension cards

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1903542.

 

Border Service of Kyrgyzstan considers the introduction of migration cards is costly

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/64648.

 

Almazbek Atambaev urged the youth to migrate educated

In Russian: here.

 

MP does not believe in introducing a moratorium by Russia on remittances

In Russian: here.

 

External labor migration of Kyrgyz peoples has gained widespread since 2000

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/162665-vneshnyaya-trudovaya-migraciya-kyrgyzov-s-2000.html.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Tajik citizens would have the right to work in Russia for 3 years

In Russian: http://news.rambler.ru/21477189/.

 

Devonaev and  Romodanovskiy discussed issues concerning labor migration

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/devonaev-i-romodanovskii-obsudili-voprosy-uregulirovaniya-trudovoi-migratsii.

 

Dushanbe and Moscow in October may withdraw obstacles on terms of labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/dushanbe-i-moskva-vozmozhno-v-oktyabre-snimut-prepyatstviya-po-srokam-deyatelnosti-trudovykh-mi.

 

Officer of Tajik Migration Service Representative in the Russian Federation impeded the spread of the newspaper "Tajiks of Russia" in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/sotrudnik-predstavitelstva-ms-rt-v-rf-prepyatstvoval-rasprostraneniyu-gazety-tadzhiki-rossii-v-.

 

Russia starting to consider ratification of the agreement on the order of stay of citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-rossii-pristupayut-k-rassmotreniyu-voprosa-o-ratifikatsii-soglasheniya-o-poryadke-prebyvaniya.

 

CEC of Tajikistan stated that the number of migrants with the right to vote, less than 1 million

In Russian: http://www.ca-portal.ru/article:8479.

 

Tajik MPs meet with migrant workers in St. Petersburg

In Russian: here.

 

372 residents of Khatlon deported from foreign countries this year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/s-nachala-goda-iz-za-rubezha-bylo-deportirovano-372-zhitelya-khatlonskoi-oblasti.

 

1620 job places created in Shuroabad

In Russian: here.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Jobs for Youth

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/25586/.

 

Youth employment - in the center of constant attention

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/business/25619/.

 

Increased job security in Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/1718690.html.

 

 

Russia

 

President of the Russian Federation: migrants should respect the laws, language, culture and traditions of the Russia

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c659/904672.html.

 

State Duma is prompted to enter work visas for migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/20755-v-gosdume-predlagayut-vvesti-trudovye-vizy-dlya-trudovyh-migrantov.html.

 

The proposal of the Russian Federation to deprive workers from jobs in the field of trade requires a detailed study - the UN Special Rapporteur

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c659/900885.html.

 

Putin believes that the visa regime may deter Russia CIS partners

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2013/10/08/1184983.html.

 

Medvedev: We should not allow the creation of ethnic enclaves of migrants

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/kirghizia/1716117.html.

 

Rafik Saifulin: Political gamble with migrants - minus for Eurasian initiatives of Moscow

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-240996-ru.html.

 

Expert: Russia’s tightening immigration laws related to the expansion of the Customs Union

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-240753-ru.html.

 

Sergei Abashin: No one in Russia will radically change the situation in the area of migration

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-240751-ru.html.

 

Maxim Kaznacheev: Tightening the law on migration in Russia aggravates the social situation in Central Asia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1878182.

 

3.5 million migrants got legal status for three years in Russia

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c1/901940.html.

 

State Duma of Russia initiated a moratorium on remittances to the countries of Central Asia

In Russian: here.

 

Illegal migration in Russia

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c659/916260.html.

 

Zhirinovsky offered to abandon the labor migrants for three years and introduce the institution of "rigid registration"

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1904902.

 

Head of the Federal Migration Service sees no point in talking about visas for visitors from the CIS

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20131016/970534862.html.

 

FMS hopes that workers soon would visit Russia on foreign passports

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20131016/970455527.html.

 

Russia: Detention of 1,200 migrants 'discriminatory and unlawful'

In English: http://www.amnesty.org/en/news/russia-detention-1200-migrants-discriminatory-and-unlawful-2013-10-15.

  

 

Multilateral

 

CIS experts to discuss cooperation in the field of labor and migration

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/20840-eksperty-sng-obsudyat-voprosy-sotrudnichestva-v-sfere-truda-i-migracii.html.

 

CSTO proposes to create a single database of offenders of immigration legislation

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-241027-ru.html.

 

Migration services of the CSTO countries have identified financial transactions on 7 billion rubles

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kyrgyzstan/incident/15100763/.

 

International Labor Organization launched a project on CIS youth employment

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2595533.

 

Labor migration: it is a problem in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan - "Voice of Asia"

In Russian: http://www.radiotochka.kz/news/full/649.html.

 

 

International News

 

Ban Ki-moon called on to defend the rights of migrants

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2013/10/04/1183489.html.

 

UK to complicate the lives of illegal immigrants

In Russian: here.

 

EU get offered to create a service to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean Sea

In Russian: here.

 

 

Analytics

 

Tajik Presidential Hopefuls Struggle without Support of Migrant

Workers

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/67587.

 

There are no Illegal migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=23240:nelegalnyih-migrantov-v-rossii-net&Itemid=80

 

RA": Would the Tajik migrants have their say in the election?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1381007940.

 

Russian Ambassador in Tajikistan Igor Lyakin-Frolov: "The situation of Tajik labor migrants in Russia would improve"

In Russian: http://rus.ruvr.ru/2013_10_04/Rossijskij-posol-v-Tadzhikistane-Igor-Ljakin-Frolov-Polozhenie-tadzhikskih-trudovih-migrantov-v-Rossii-uluchshitsja-1756/.

 

31% of GDP in Kyrgyzstan is the remittances of migrants

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/5023-v-kyrgyzstane-31-vvp-sostavljajut-denezhnye-perevody-migrantov.html.

 

Are the children of migrant workers pity?

In Russian: http://www.snob.ru/profile/25247/blog/65661.

 

What is the real unemployment rate in Kyrgyzstan?

In Russian: http://vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=23294:kakov-realnyiy-uroven-bezrabotitsyi-v-kyirgyizstane?&Itemid=80

 

Kazakhstan wants to legalize all migrant workers and tax them

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/6/39946/765.py.

 

Putin called for the expulsion of migrant workers migrant workers from Russia’s Trade

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39932/347.py.

 

Liberal Democratic Party proposed to ban migrants transfer money from Russia

In Russian: http://kloop.kg/blog/2013/10/16/ldpr-predlozhila-zapretit-migrantam-perevod-deneg-iz-rossii/.

 

Migrant workers are going to give money to the private Russian Pension Fund

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1904222.

 

"Migration policy in Russia have made a profitable business"

In Russian: http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2320640.

 

Expert: From moratorium on transfers of migrants suffer Russians

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan intends to strengthen immigration controls

In Russian: here.

 

Expert: Migration issues should be solved in Russia by not populist, but real measures

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-241699-ru.html.

 

"The mood of the week. Zharkynay Kuwat. Migrants, fascism, or what would prevent Romm”

In Russian: http://news.ivest.kz/47618984-nastroenie-nedeli-zharkynay-kuvat-migranty-fashizm-ili-o-chem-hotel-predupredit-romm.

 

Russia - a successful policy on running population on Fascist lines

In Russian: here.

 

Experts: every ten Muscovite ready to take in migrants

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20131015/970195140.html.

 

Migration to the detriment of the budget

In Russian: http://topkvadrat.ru/advices/article/migraciya-s-uscherbom-dlya-byudzheta-21788.

 

Concentration of migrants reduces the price of housing by 10-15%, experts say

In Russian: http://ria.ru/moscow/20131014/969913185.html.

 

Whether Russia live without cheap labor migration

In Russian: here.

 

B.Shakuev: Labor army. The migration flow to Russia – how it is fraught for Central Asia?

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1381531260.

 

Guest workers in Kazakhstan would be obliged to buy the patent

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/gastarbaitery-patent-nalogi-kazakhstan/25134553.html.

 

Marketable migrant. Win in illegal migration in Russia is not so much impossible as unprofitable.

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1904332.

 

Symbol of order. What actually give visas to migrants from Central Asia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1912202.

 

Russia. Contempt for the migrants as a personal complex

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1903462.

 

Why do people leave Kazakhstan?

In Russian: here.

 

Political analyst Mamyrayymov: Because of the new law on labor migration simple Kazakh people may be on the verge of survival

In Russian: http://www.zakon.kz/top_news/4580959-politolog-mamyrajjymov-iz-za-novogo.html.

 

A.Serikov: Migration - a conversation in favor of the rich

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1381991520.

 

 

Publications

 

Newsletter #3 - September 2013

In English: http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/info/files/13_3en.pdf.

 

Labor Migration: Trends, Policy and Statistics

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0569/biblio04.php.

 

Migration and Health in the European Union

In English: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0569/biblio02.php.

 

IOM Migration Research Activities 2012–2013

In English: here.

 

Practical guide on the legal relations involving foreign citizens in the area of labor migration

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2013/0569/biblio03.php.

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” # 20, October 2013

In Russian: here.  

 

"Migration XXI Century" Independent News and Analysis Journal, № 3 (18), July-August 2013

In Russian: http://mirpal.org/files/files/migraciaXXI-18%20(1).pdf.

 

New Issue of “Compatriots” # 10, October 2013

In Russian: here.

 

 

Announcements

 

Seminar on immigration to be held in New York

In Russian: http://www.kyrgyzclub.org/ru/Global/event/230.

 

Program Officer

In English: http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/about/jobs/program-officer-1.

 

Vacancy announcement for the position of Lawyer for “Protection and promotion of external migrants rights from Kyrgyzstan” Project

In Russian: http://birduino.kg/2013/10/07/vakansiya-na-dolzhnost-yurista-po-proektu-zashhita-i-prodvizhenie-prav-vneshnix-migrantov-iz-kyrgyzstana/.

 

Seminar on "Illegal migration and international cooperation in the fight against organized crime"

In Russian: http://www.mgimo.ru/news/announce/document242487.phtml.

  

 


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