American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 59

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 59

Date: December 27 – January  09, 2014    

Kazakhstan

 

New rules for migrant workers, including those from Kyrgyzstan take effect in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2161721.

 

Migrant workers are required to pay a monthly state fee in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40183/10.py.

 

Kazakh employers are forbidden to use migrants for profit

In Russian: http://today.kz/ru/news/kazakhstan/2014-01-06/100524.

 

Almaty police explained the procedure for issuing permits to foreigners to work in the Republic of Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2618940.

 

Kazakhstan is ranked ninth in the number of employees in the country of migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.interfax.kz/?lang=rus&int_id=quotings_of_the_day&news_id=7408.

 

Over 8000 migrants in Astana attracted for administrative proceedings for the period of 2013

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2163891.

 

Astana mayor opposed capital glut with migrants

In Russian: http://today.kz/ru/news/kazakhstan/2013-12-27/100235.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyz government set a quota on the number of migrant workers from other countries for 2014

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2165331.

 

Kyrgyz people can stay in Kazakhstan up to 1 year without leaving

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/69198.

 

One of the causes of corruption in kindergartens - the influx of migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan ranked 4th among the CIS countries on remittances from Russia

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20140107/19090.html.

 

Propaganda of Kyrgyz culture will take in foreign countries in 2014

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan's media weakly illuminates the life of Kyrgyz diasporas abroad - Ministry of Culture

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan noted migration innovations in Moscow

In Russian: here

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Migration Service of Tajikistan summed up its work for the past year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnaya-sluzhba-tadzhikistana-podvela-itogi-svoei-raboty-za-proshlyi-god.

 

Tajik Migration authorities warn migrant workers on the new rules of stay in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnye-vlasti-tadzhikistana-preduprezhdayut-gastarbaiterov-o-novykh-pravilakh-prebyvaniy.

 

Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Germany are among the countries where  Tajik migrant workers go

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/22372-rossiya-kazahstan-turciya-i-germaniya-v-chisle-stran-kuda-vyezzhali-tadzhikskie-trudovye-migranty.html.

 

Migration authorities in Tajikistan help migrants return their earnings

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2151301.

 

The number of Tajiks in Russia declined

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/chislo-tadzhikistantsev-v-rossii-sokratilos.

 

Honorary Consuls require from migrant workers more money than necessary for certificate

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/pochetnye-konsuly-trebuyut-za-spravku-s-trudovykh-migrantov-bolshe-deneg-chem-polozheno.

 

Remittances from Russia to Tajikistan exceeded $ 3 billion

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/6899-obem-denezhnyh-perevodov-iz-rossii-v-tadzhikistan-prevysil-3-mlrd.html.

 

76 citizens of Pakistan deported from Tajikistan this year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikistan-deportiroval-76-grazhdan-pakistana.

 

Russian company granted compensation in the amount of $ 7.6 thousand for the death of Tajik labor migrant

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/rossiiskaya-kompaniya-vydala-kompensatsiyu-za-smert-tadzhikskogo-trudovogo-migranta-v-razmere-7.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

About 2.6 million Uzbek citizens in the territory of the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://www.podrobno.uz/cat/obchestvo/migranti/.

 

Citizens of Uzbekistan transferred from Russia home $ 4.9 billion

In Russian: http://www.kp.by/online/news/1624439/.

 

This year, 18,000 Uzbeks left by the program of resettlement to Russia

In Russian: http://www.podrobno.uz/cat/obchestvo/prog%20pereseleniya/.

 

 

Russia

 

Length of stay visa migrants in Russia will limit in the new year

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40184/751.py.

 

FMS in July to prepare proposals to ban the entry of illegal migrants

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2014/01/09/1218711.html.

 

Migrants will be allowed to work in Russia only with the certificate on the absence of disease

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40185/245.py.

 

Earnings of migrants in Russia increased

In Russian: http://novosti-ru.ru/economics/9178-zarabotki-migrantov-v-rossii-uvelichivayutsya.html.

 

NCO for social adaptation of migrants would appear in Russia

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2013/12/31/zakonoproekt-site-anons.html.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Russian mobile operators impose special tariffs for migrants from Central Asia

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2159471.

 

 

International News

 

Prime Ministers of Great Britain and Poland to discuss migration issues in the EU

In Russian: http://ria.ru/world/20140109/988399616.html.

 

 

Analytics

 

Migration issue: difficulty of staying

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/6862-migratsionnyj-vopros-slozhnosti-prebyvanija.html.

 

Alexander Popov: Geopolitics of migration

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/22320-aleksandr-popov-geopolitika-migracii.html.

 

Migrants being driven into the shadows

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/blogs/2014/01/09/1219092.html.

 

Tajik migration - permanent and unchanging - Z.Nabiev

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/newsA.php?st=1389247680.

 

Migrant - golden "calf" of Tajikistan - F.Atovulloev

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/newsA.php?st=1388005140.

 

Migrants in Russia would be sent to camps

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/25221565.html.

 

Checking data in the "black list" of the Russia’s FMS like a profitable business

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/25221326.html.

 

A Hard Year for Migrant Workers in Russia

In English: http://www.rferl.org/content/russia-migrants-tough-year/25214624.html.

 

 

Announcements

 

Grant competition under the project "Support of human trafficking victims, vulnerable migrants, their families and communities in Central Asia"

In Russian: http://iom.kg/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/CallforgrantproposalsCT0687Uzbekistan.pdf.

 

Call for application to Global Labor University Programs

In English: http://www.ilo.org/actrav/what/events/WCMS_233130/lang--en/index.htm.

 

 


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