American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 54

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 54

Date: October 18 – 31, 2013             

Kazakhstan

 

Foreigners residing in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan have to replace old documents

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40013/839.py.

 

Stay of Kazakh people in the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://www.newregion.kz/?Action=ReadDNew&N=1036.

 

Fraudsters recruit Kazakhstan to "work" in Russia (photo)

In Russian: http://www.bnews.kz/ru/photonews/post/166850/.

 

The interaction of migration and development, their social and environmental aspects discussed at an international seminar in Almaty

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2601559.

 

Migration issues - under special control

In Russian: http://kazpravda.kz/?p=11628.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Government developed proposals to recruit citizens of Kyrgyzstan in

order to work in Russia

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/65277.

  

Kyrgyzstan would become a member of the ILO Project on CIS Youth Employment

In Russian: here.

 

Embassy of Kyrgyzstan concerned about the facts in violation of the rights of labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Russia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1929431.

 

Roundtable for labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan will be held in Moscow

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1935681.

 

Migration Center at the airport "Manas" began its work

In Russian: here.

 

Bishkek Branch of the Russian migration service become a full representation

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-242600-ru.html.

 

There are always people offering their services to migrants around the Kyrgyz Embassy in Russia - the Department of Consular Service

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1930381.

 

Ombudsman B.Amanbaev calls on the President, the Parliament and the Government to take measures to protect the rights of Kyrgyz migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1931551.

 

Kyrgyz labor migrants in Russia often violate the laws of registration and residence visa

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1929751.

 

Association "Zamandash" recommends the creation of a single information center for travelers to Russia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/40007/972.py.

 

Message from the Association "Zamandash" to the compatriots: Remember and respect the rights and responsibilities of migrants

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/65144.

 

Parliament offers to send parliamentary delegation to meet with the workers in the Russian

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-242518-ru.html.

 

There are about 500 thousand migrants from Kyrgyzstan In Russia - Kyrgyz Ministry of Labor

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1935791.

 

Kyrgyz Club held in New York Immigration Seminar for compatriots

In Russian: http://kyrgyzclub.org/ru/Global/event/231.

 

From the beginning of the year about 726 citizens wishing to travel to work were consulted in Osh

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-242500-ru.html.

 

Two incomes of KR - gold exports and remittances - are under threat - Swiss Ambassador Laurent Guy

In Russian: http://tazabek.kg/print:360401.

  

Russian language courses for migrants to open in Kyrgyzstan in the beginning of the new year

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1948491.

 

Labor migrants from Russia cannot return to Kyrgyzstan due to high ticket prices, says activist

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1945011.

  

Chinese - the main Kyrgyz labor migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Representative of the Russian Federal Migration Service reminded requirements for workers, failure of which may deprive them of their entry into Russia for three years

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1948031.

 

Ambassador of Slovakia P.Yuza discussed in Kyrgyzstan visa issues and labor migration with the members of the Slovak Diaspora

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1956341.

 

Representation of the Federal Migration Service of Russia in Kyrgyzstan does not have a "black list" of migrants

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1943471.

 

Djoomart Otorbaev: “Nearly half of the funds that are transferred to Kyrgyzstan received from trade rather than migrants”

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/65588.

 

Vice Prime Minister Kamila Talieva discussed the issues of labor migration

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1937391.

 

Migrants have problems, and the officials - weddings

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1945141.

 

Amount of remittances decreased to Kyrgyzstan from Kazakhstan by 25%, from Germany - 70% for 8 months of 2013

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1941291.

 

For 8 months nearly half a million workers left country

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1939581.

 

Russia intends to expel more than one thousand labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1937381.

 

FMS: only a quarter of migrants from Kyrgyzstan work in Russia legally

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1954761.

 

Today 212 thousand unemployed in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20131029/18646.html.

  

 

Tajikistan

 

  EU supports enhancement of capacities of Tajik migrations service agency

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/evrosoyuz-i-tadzhikistan-obmenyayutsya-opytom-v-sfere-migratsionnoi-politiki.

 

Russian government endorses extension of period of stay for Tajik labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/pravitelstvo-rossii-odobrilo-prodlenie-sroka-prebyvaniya-v-rossii-trudovykh-migrantov-iz-tadzhi.

 

Migration Service, IOM and "Tajik Air" agreed on cooperation in the field of labor migration

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnaya-sluzhba-mom-i-tadzhik-eir-dogovorilis-o-sotrudnichestve-v-sfere-trudovoi-migrats.

 

"Tajik migrant workers" advocated the introduction of employment visas

In Russian: here.

 

Mobile application for the development of Russian language developed for Tajik migrant workers

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1920382.

 

Abandoned wives of labor migrants in Kulob receive food assistance

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/broshennye-zheny-migrantov-poluchili-prodovolstvennuyu-pomoshch-v-kulyabe.

 

Secretary of the Security Council of Tajikistan in Moscow  interested in the position of Tajik labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/sekretar-sovbeza-tadzhikistana-interesovalsya-v-moskve-polozheniem-tadzhikskikh-trudovykh-migra.

 

FMS of Russia: To the 18th of October there were more than 1 million 194 thousand citizens of Tajikistan in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/fms-rossii-na-18-oktyabrya-v-rf-nakhodilos-bolee-1-mln-194-tys-grazhdan-tadzhikistana.

 

30,476 people reportedly placed in jobs in Tajikistan this year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-s-nachala-goda-trudoustroeno-svyshe-30-tys-chelovek.

 

About 1 thousand people of Soughd are employed in Russian regions

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/21020-poryadka-1-tys-zhiteley-sogda-trudoustroeny-v-regionah-rossii.html.

 

State Duma ratifies agreement on the procedure for the stay of Tajik nationals in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/gosduma-ratifitsiruet-soglashenie-o-poryadke-prebyvaniya-grazhdan-tadzhikistana-na-territorii-r.

 

Meeting of representatives of political parties with migrant workers

In Russian: http://tajmigration.ru/news/35-vstrecha-predstaviteley-politicheskih-partiy-s-trudovymi-migrantami.html.

  

Help prepare migrants the right to work

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migrantam-gotovyat-spravki-o-prave-na-rabotu.

 

More than 200 migrant workers received assistance and advice from the Russian Red Cross

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/bolee-200-trudovykh-migrantov-poluchili-pomoshch-i-konsultatsii-rossiiskogo-krasnogo-kresta.

 

Russians in Tajikistan may stay without registering just three days

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/rossiyane-v-tadzhikistane-mogut-nakhoditsya-bez-registratsii-tolko-tri-dnya.

 

Former Press Secretary to the President of Tajikistan called for migrant workers to vote for Rahmon

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/node/175024.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Volume of remittances between Uzbekistan and Russia increased by 27.17%

In Russian: here.

 

833.4 thousand Jobs created in Uzbekistan for 9 months

In Russian: http://uzdaily.uz/articles-id-17842.htm.

 

 

Russia

 

State Duma offers employment quotas on patents for migrants and to tighten the procedure for their preparation

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c659/920893.html.

 

Head of the Federal Migration Service named the leaders - three countries on migration

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/1723285.html.

 

"Work card" to create for migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1931391.

 

Ministry of Communications to invite 200,000 migrants-programmers

In Russian: http://rbcdaily.ru/media/562949989353432.

 

Moscow authorities offered to rewrite immigration law

In Russian: http://ria.ru/moscow/20131023/972092730.html.

 

Putin proposed the creation of "labor map " of regions

In Russian: here.

 

Migrants threatened to respond to the "Russian March" with own rally

In Russian: http://lenta.ru/news/2013/10/22/migrants/.

 

Head of the Federal Migration Service - Quota Scheme brings out illegal migrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40003/751.py.

 

FMS: Russia to create human condition for migrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/39990/801.py.

 

Media: Business Ombudsman drafted a "migratory amnesty"

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2013/10/25/1192221.html.

 

Matvienko proposes to introduce minimum wages for workers

In Russian: http://www.aif.ru/politics/russia/1007539.

 

Video: Moscow neighborhoods, which two weeks ago were cleaned by migrants gradually "overgrow" with garbage

In Russian: here.

 

From 2015, all migrants would take the exam in Russian language

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/s-2015-goda-vse-migranty-nachnut-sdavat-ekzamen-po-russkomu-yazyku.

 

High-level Seminar on Population Censuses and Migration Statistics in CIS Countries

In English: http://www.gks.ru/free_doc/new_site/m-sotrudn/seminar_gelend/seminar_eng.html.

 

Russia tightened rules for obtaining citizenship

In Russian: http://www.bnews.kz/ru/news/post/61017/.

 

FMS supported the idea of creating the post of Migration Ombudsman

In Russian: here.

 

Russian and Kyrgyz deputies will discuss the issue of migration

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php/novosti/item/685-rossijskie-i-kirgizskie-deputaty-obsudyat-problemy-migratsii.

 

Governing Committee approved a bill regulating the issues of migrant labor

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c659/931211.html.

 

Senators offer fingerprinting for all foreigners coming to Russia

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/15423846/.

 

Mail.ru Group against the migrants in the IT-industry

In Russian: http://lenta.ru/news/2013/10/28/mailmigrants/.

 

Reduce quotas for hiring workers for stores and shops

In Russian: http://grani.ru/Politics/Russia/m.220576.html

 

 

 Multilateral

 

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

Minsk

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1928061.

 

Central Asian Diasporas ask Russian president to solve current situation with migrants in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/node/175378.

 

 

 International News

 

Rights expert urges establishing UN body to address global migration

issues

In English: here.

 

Federation Council ratified an agreement with Vietnam on labor migration

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/15423550/.

 

EU summit seeks solutions to the problem of illegal immigration into the EU

In Russian: http://www.itar-tass.com/c11/925392.html.

 

 

Analytics

 

Alimony from migrant worker: other side of Tajik labour migration

In Russian: here.

 

Russian expert does not see the disaster with labour migration in Russia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1917392.

 

Kaliningrad Airport became a hub for migrants from Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://uzxalqharakati.com/ru/archives/5558.

 

Expert: The problem of migrants - the nerve of the Eurasian integration

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1937011.

 

VIZaluckers (Or "Migrants near chimes")

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1935971.

 

"Inviolable brotherhood" without migrants?

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1927792.

 

Expert: The idea of taking money from workers for entry to Russia is not thought

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1922992.

 

From limit to guest workers. How migrants appeared in Moscow?

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1922162.

 

The bitter truth: six myths about migrants

In Russian: http://www.forbes.ru/mneniya-column/konkurentsiya/246612-gorkaya-pravda-shest-mifov-o-migrantakh.

 

Alien Sky

In Russian: http://www.express-k.kz/show_article.php?art_id=88471.

 

In charge of illegal

In Russian: http://expertonline.kz/a11917/.

 

Letter from Tashkent. Visa-free travel

In Russian: http://esquire.kz/content/726-pis'mo_iz_tashkenta_bezvizovyiy_rejim.

 

D.Ashimbaev: Easy innuendo. Migration management policy for Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/newsA.php?st=1382129580.

 

Migrants in the Big City

In Russian: http://www.the-village.ru/village/situation/situation/133143-tema-nedeli-migranty-v-bolshom-gorode.

 

Insurance for the common cold for migrant workers: labor migrants will be obliged to buy policies LCA

In Russian: http://www.profile.ru/article/strakhovka-ot-nasmorka-trudovykh-migrantov-obyazhut-pokupat-polisy-dms-77547.

 

Rules of life in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://esquire.kz/content/722-pravila_jizni_v_kazahstane.

 

Can Kazakhstan have its Biryulevo?

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/opinion/438/.

 

The influx of migrants in Kazakhstan could trigger riots

In Russian: http://news.nur.kz/286809.html.

 

Tajikistan. Grimaces of labor migration - O.Zoirshoeva

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1382620980.

 

Russia: Taxi Drivers Force Migrants from Their Profession

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/67637.

 

Russia: Amid Migrants’ Fears, Kyrgyz Fight Club Emphasizes Self-Defense

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/67675.

 

Migrants and patents ... President of the Foundation "Migration XXI Century" examines the causes of the failure of Russia's migration policy

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1950371.

                                    

Tajik authorities hide the real number of migrants?

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1948321.

 

Moscow issued bonus for Rahmon. Tajik migrant workers have a special status for three years

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1954251.

 

Only labor migration saves Tajiks from poverty

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=1945681.

 

Migrants and the National Question

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/ideas/2013-10-25/5_migrants.html.

 

Moscow anti-migration

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/russia_antimigrants/25153374.html.

 

Migrants as a bridge between Russia and the West

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2013/10/29/1193694.html.

 

How is the situation with a map of migration from Central Asia to Russia today? - A.Kazantsev

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1383078960

 

 

Publications

 

News on Labor migration, №8 (56) September 2013

In Russian: http://www.profmigr.com/vestnik/09_2013/#1.

 

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

In Russian: here.

 

Fourth Global Meeting of Chairs and Secretariats of Regional Consultative Processes on Migration (RCPs) “Defining the Place of RCPs in a Changing International Migration Landscape”

In English: here.

 

Migration & Remittances Infographic 2013

In English: here.

 

The Labor Markets of Emerging Economies: Has growth translated into more and better jobs?

In English: here.

 

New Issue of “Your right. Migration” #21, November 2013

In Russian: here.

 

Labor Administration in Uncertain Times: Policy, Practice and Institutions

In English: here. 

 

 

Announcements

 

Lecture - What to do with migrants?

In Russian: http://theoryandpractice.ru/seminars/53828-chto-delat-s-migrantami-18-10.

 

It's amazing what migrants bring!

New skills. News ideas. New points of view. New progress.

In English: http://www.migrantscontribute.com/.

 

 


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