American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 58

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 58

Date: December 13 – 26, 2013  

Kazakhstan

 

  Amendments to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on labor migration

In Russian: http://www.zakon.kz/4592204-vneseny-popravki-v-nekotorye.html.

 

Dakto - photo registration expects migrant workers in Kazakhstan

In Russian: here.

 

In 2013, migration to Kazakhstan decreased by 19.3%

In Russian: http://www.zakon.kz/4591722-v-2013-godu-migracija-v-kazakhstan.html.

 

The unemployment rate in November remained unchanged at 5.2%

In Russian: http://newskaz.ru/economy/20131213/5910901.html.

 

Since May 2010, over 35 thousand migrants and their families get help in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.zakon.kz/4592273-s-maja-2010-goda-v-kazakhstane-pomogli.html.

 

Kazakhstan employs 25,000 foreigners

In Russian: http://www.bnews.kz/ru/news/post/176251/.

 

Contra magnet cities to build in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kazakhstan/society/16198400/.

 

Recalled rights and responsibilities to the Kyrgyz labor migrants in Astana

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2128171.

 

Key labor market indicators

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/299577.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Bishkek to discuss improving access for internal migrants to social

services

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz President advises citizens wishing to work abroad, to get prepared before leaving the country

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/68299.

 

Government proposes to toughen punishment for violation of the order of foreign nationals staying in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2111841.

 

Bishkek to host a meeting of the Big Public Council on the registration of labor migrants

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2116491.

 

Kyrgyzstan to prepare a document to improve the situation of migrants in the Russian Federation

In Russian: here.

 

Government to report on the work to protect the rights of Kyrgyz migrants and ethnic Kyrgyz

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan confronts Qatar additional conditions for migrant workers

In Russian: here.

 

Labor Ministry negotiating with the EU on the issue of sending migrants to work

In Russian: here.

 

KR offered Russia to enter country quotas for migrant workers

In Russian: here.

 

Teleconference with Kazakhstan and Russia devoted to the theme of migration

In Russian: here.

 

Asking for simplified issuing certificates on the Russian language for migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Marat Kaliev: Incidence of tuberculosis in Kyrgyzstan is determined by internal and external migration

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/168195-marat-kaliev-uroven-zabolevaemosti-tuberkulezom-v.html.

 

Mobile operator for migrants in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan's population is not increasing due to labor migration

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2111931.

 

A.Atambaev: it is a natural process that 500 thousand people left Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2107021.

 

Children of migrant workers participated in the contest "The Universe Aitmatov" given computers

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan's entry into the Customs Union would have a good support to labor migration - A.Ryskulova

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2100551.

 

MP A.Sulaymanov: 50% of migrant workers return to their home sick

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2111881.

 

Kyrgyz Minister of Economy suggested for guest workers to work in UAE  instead of working in the Russian Federation

In Russian:  http://www.nr2.ru/asia/476073.html.

 

Labor Ministry: Kyrgyzstan issued 10.5 thousand labor quotas in 2013

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2111891.

 

Labor Ministry KR: For 20 years, 450 thousand Kyrgyz received Russian citizenship

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2110221.

 

Number of officially registered unemployed in Bishkek amounted to 7.9 thousand people

In Russian: http://www.tazabek.kg/print:363424.

 

Highly skilled migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Russia earn more than 2 million rubles a year –Labor Ministry KR

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2117391.

 

Parliament Committee and the Human Rights Council to discuss the issues of migration and torture in Osh

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2101261.

 

Demonstration of documentary films about the problems of migrant workers in Osh

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-246249-ru.html.

 

Training in Osh dedicated to the International Day of Migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Migrant’s families in Issyk-Kul region get legal aid and assistance in protecting their interests

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2118831.

 

The law "On External Migration" amended

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2134891 .

 

Civic Forum "Improving access of internal migrants to basic social services"

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/68580.

 

Labor Ministry to launch a video about pending migrants’ risks

In Russian: here.

 

The hardest for internal migrants in Kyrgyzstan is to get access to early childhood education  - NGOs

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2132391.

 

MFA: The main violation of migrants is non-compliance of residence registration

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2131361.

 

Pamela Spratlen: it is urgently needed to protect migrant workers

In Russian: here.

 

KR supported the introduction of an electronic card of the foreign specialist

In Russian: here.

 

About 600,000 people live in in new settlements of Bishkek

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2132681.

 

Forum of migrant workers would be in the city Isfana, Batken region

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20131220/19002.html.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

  Agreement on registration of Tajik migrants ratified

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/16205690/.

 

Tajikistan marks migrant’s day

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-otmetyat-den-migranta.

 

Rally in honor of International Migrants Day held in Dushanbe airport

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-dushanbinskom-aeroportu-proveli-aktsiyu-v-chest-vsemirnogo-dnya-migratsii.

 

Tajik human rights activists are asking the government to pass a law "On migration"

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskie-pravozashchitniki-prosyat-pravitelstvo-skoree-prinyat-zakon-o-trudovoi-migratsii.

 

Tajik migrant workers sent home more than $ 19 billion

In Russian: here.

 

Nearly 200,000 new jobs reportedly created in Tajikistan in Jan-Nov 2013

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-s-nachala-goda-sozdano-pochti-200-tys-novykh-rabochikh-mest.

 

38,000 labor migrants departed in November 2013

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/okolo-40-tys-tadzhikistantsev-v-noyabre-otpravilis-v-trudovuyu-migratsiyu.

 

Today in Sughd the status of "unemployed" have more than 11,1 thousand people

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/22052-v-sogde-na-segodnya-status-bezrabotnogo-imeyut-svyshe-111-tys-chelovek.html.

 

Book on migration would be presented in Dushanbe,

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/22069-v-dushanbe-sostoitsya-prezentaciya-knigi-na-temu-migracii-naseleniya.html.

 

Tajikistan tightens its law against illegal immigrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikistan-uzhestochaet-svoe-zakonodatelstvo-v-otnoshenii-nelegalnykh-migrantov.

 

Russian parliament ratifies agreement on the rules of stay of Tajik nationals in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/gosduma-ratifitsirovala-soglashenie-o-poryadke-prebyvaniya-grazhdan-rt-na-territorii-rf.

 

Tojiksughurta and Russia’ Insurance House sign agreement on insuring Tajik migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tochiksugurta-i-rossiiskii-strakhovoi-dom-zaklyuchili-soglashenie-o-strakhovanii-migrantov.

 

Presentation of a textbook on modern migration would be in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-dushanbe-sostoitsya-prezentatsiya-uchebnogo-posobiya-po-sovremennoi-migratsii-naseleniya.

 

Number of Tajiks in Russia is shrinking and Tajik women - growing

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/chislennost-tadzhikov-v-rossii-sokrashchaetsya-tadzhichek-rastet.

 

438 foreigners deported from Tajikistan this year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/438-inostrannykh-grazhdan-deportirovano-iz-tadzhikistana-v-ukhodyashchem-godu.

 

11 thousand unemployed officially registered in Northern Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/na-severe-tadzhikistana-ofitsialno-zaregistrirovano-11-tys-bezrabotnykh.

 

Federal Migration Service denied entry to the territory of Russia for 90 thousand Tajiks

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/fms-rf-zakryla-vezd-na-territoriyu-rossii-90-tys-tadzhikistantsam.

 

Plan to engage Tajik migrants in the development of the agricultural potential of the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskikh-migrantov-planiruyut-vovlekat-v-razvitii-selskokhozyaistvennogo-potentsiala-rf

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

  983.6 thousand jobs to be provided in Uzbekistan in 2014

In Russian: http://news.uzreport.uz/news_4_r_114799.html.

 

Test for tuberculosis for British visa

In Russian: http://www.gazeta.uz/2013/12/18/tb/.

 

 

Russia

 

  Putin called for a ban of unauthorized entry to Russia for 10 years

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/moldova/politics/16092717/.

 

“Migrant’s passport” may be used in Russia

In Russian: http://rus.ruvr.ru/2013_12_17/V-Rossii-mozhet-pojavitsja-pasport-migranta-3366/.

 

Since the New Year the citizenship exam will be put into electronic form

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/eesti/politics/16146212/.

 

Putin instructed teaching migrant children the Russian language from kindergarten

In Russian: here.

 

SD obliged migrants to take the exam on the history of Russian

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/azerbaijan/politics/16208352/.

 

LDPR deputies allows guest workers to speak their native language as needed

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/16130161/.

 

Migrants in Russia would work only with a certificate of health

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/16206893/.

 

Decided to punish migrants with the triennial status persona non grata

In Russian: http://www.nr2.ru/moskow/476294.html.

 

"Migrants in construction - which is great. Learn how to cook them "

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/video/157980/.

 

Zhirinovsky offers tax remittances

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/16158551/.

 

FMS head: for 90 thousand citizens of Tajikistan denied entry to Russia this year

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/16195799/.

 

Foreigners get issued more than 253 thousands patents for work in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.m24.ru/articles/32816.

 

Families of migrants remit home more than $ 500 billion per year

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/economics/16169510/.

 

FMS: Russia would have civilized migration in two years

In Russian: http://rus.ruvr.ru/2013_12_18/FMS-Rossija-pridet-k-civilizovannoj-migracii-cherez-dva-goda-1470/.

 

Russia reduces quota of jobs for migrants

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/uzbekistan/politics/16244795/.

 

Russia is preparing a database of all migrants from KR

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2131741.

 

Government would discuss support NGOs involved in adaptation of migrants

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20131226/986491652.html.

 

Limit on retail for migrants

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/economics/16238804/.

 

Senators allow migrants while not to know Russian language and history

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/16255005/.

 

FMS head: Number of migrants should be reduced by two-thirds

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2013/12/24/1215231.html

 

 

Multilateral

 

  On International Migrants Day a teleconference with the CIS held

In Russian: here.

 

Migrants are asked to re-check their status abroad

In Russian: here.

 

 

International News

 

  UN Chief: Migration - a desire for a better future (AUDIO)

In Russian: http://rus.ruvr.ru/2013_12_18/Gensek-OON-Migracija-jeto-stremlenie-k-luchshemu-budushhemu-AUDIO-9060/.

 

Respect migrants’ rights, reject xenophobia, UN says on International Day

In English: here.

 

2013 can "beat the tragic record" for the number of dead migrants

In Russian: here.

 

IOM video in honor of International Migrants Day!

In Russian: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtH8iVcuxiU.

 

UN experts: Migrants have the same rights as all

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/eksperty-oon-migranty-obladayut-takimi-zhe-pravami-kak-vse.

 

Smarter Policies Needed To End Deaths of Migrants

In English: http://migrantsday.iom.int/smarter-policies-needed-end-deaths-migrants.

 

Turkey and the EU signed an agreement on illegal migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Britain has no plans to limit the influx of migrants from the EU to 75 thousand people a year

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/16223834/.

 

International Migrants Day

In English: http://vimeo.com/82177175.

 

Remarks, "The positive contributions of migrants"

In English: https://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/news-and-views/speeches/speech-listing/remarks-the-positive-contributio.html.

 

 

Analytics

 

  Gastarbayter.kg. Quota for life

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2109371.

 

Russian MPs offer to label products with "Without the use of migrant labor"

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2103511.

 

Worker with the privilege

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/16172847/.

 

International Migrants Day: special celebration in Russia

In Russian: http://radiovesti.ru/article/show/article_id/117932.

 

Fate of migrant from Uzbekistan: Russian language to bring to the Primorye

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inregions/fareast/25/society/16155716/.

 

Half a trillion to home

In Russian: http://vz.ru/economy/2013/12/18/664927.html.

 

Grand Community Council: "Promoting the rights of families affected by migration"

In Russian: http://7x7-journal.ru/post/35346?r=kaluga.

 

Expert: Government should recognize the critical importance of migration

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2110061.

 

Migrants in Russia to get adapted, but it seems not soon

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2119721.

 

Aliens among friends. On social issues of internal migrants in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2124721.

 

2013 - A tough year for workers in Russia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2115731.

 

Economy grows – unemployment stops

In Russian: http://kapital.kz/details/24719/vyrastet-ekonomika-ujdet-bezrabotica.html.

 

In Kazakhstan repatriates equated to migrant workers

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/oralman-priravnyali-k-trudovym-migrantam/25197854.html.

 

Illegal migration: a disturbing symptom?

In Russian: http://www.nomad.su/?a=13-201312050008.

 

In four directions

In Russian: http://www.nomad.su/?a=10-201312130023.

 

Scientist from Switzerland in the Kazakh language spoke about the problems of migration in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://altaynews.kz/16002-scientist-switzerland-kazakh-language-migration-kazakhstan.html.

 

Today - International Migrants Day

In Russian: http://articles.gazeta.kz/articles/segodnya---mezhdunarodnyjj-den-migranta-articleID389990.html.

 

In Tajikistan, do not know how migrants live in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-ne-znayut-kak-zhivut-migranty-v-rossii.

 

On the shady business, brain drain and hardworking migrants

In Russian: http://www.caravan.kz/article/74810.

 

Law on exam in Russian language for migrants rejected in Russia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2144801.

 

Diagnosis: "black list"

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/25210619.html.

 

Problems of migrant workers and their decision

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/774-20-dekabrya-2013-problemy-trudovykh-migrantov-i-ikh-reshenie.

 

Success stories of migrant workers

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/776-20-dekabrya-2013-istorii-uspekha-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Without the right to be called

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-247130-ru.html.

 

Ambassador: Russia provided migrants from RT preferential treatment stay in the Russian Federation unilaterally

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/node/180493.

 

Mass migration of Asian men to Russia is ruining their wives

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/exussr/2013/12/26/1215985.html.

 

Labor migration in Kazakhstan: problems and solutions

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1387745820.

 

 

Publications

 

  New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 24, December 2013

In Russian: here.

 

International Migrants Day 2013

In English: http://migrantsday.iom.int/migrants/.

 

International Migrants Day 2013

In English: here.

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 1, January 2014

In Russian: here.

 

#4 - December 2013 (PDF, 3.4 Mb)

In English: here

 

 

Announcements

 

  International Migrants Day - 18 December

In English:

http://www.migrantscontribute.com/#/article/2013/09/international-migrants-day-18-december.

 

Vacancy Announcements

In English: http://www.iom.tj/index.php/about-us/vacancies.

 

DEMIG Conference Determinants of international migration

In English: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/anons/anons2412134.pdf.

 

 


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