American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 61

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 61

 Date: January 24 – February 6, 2014

Kazakhstan

 

  80% of all crimes perpetrated by visitors in Astana

In Russian: http://www.zakon.kz/4599458-v-astane-80-vsekh-prestuplenijj.html.

 

Strengthen control over migrants

In Russian: http://kapital.kz/gosudarstvo/26062/usilit-kontrol-za-migrantami.html.

 

Unemployment rate decreased in Astana

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2530822.

 

About 20 thousand jobs created in Almaty region in 2013 

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2626379.

 

63 thousand foreigners can work in 2014 in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40239/356.py.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Embassy urges Kyrgyz citizens, planning to travel to RF from January 1, 2015, as well as Kyrgyz citizens residing in Russia, previously legalize regular (foreign) KR passports

In Russian: here.

 

Social youth project "Children of migration" starts in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/170632-v-kyrgyzstane-startuet-molodezhnyj-socialnyj.html.

 

Ministry of Labor published statistics on labor migrants in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Interagency working group created to address migrants issues

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz among the most frequently visited Russia

In Russian: here.

 

There is no migration policy in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kyrgyzstan/society/16632431/.

 

Kyrgyzstan participated in CSTO operation "Illegal 2013"

In Russian: here.

 

Russia is ready to sign an agreement with KR on an organized migration

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz take a lead in migratory inflow in Yakutia

In Russian: here.

 

Expert: CU does not regulate the movement of migrant workers

In Russian: here.

 

Inflow of remittances sent by migrants increased by 8% in 2013

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40233/735.py.

 

232 residents of China received formal citizenship of Kyrgyzstan while Kazakhs - only 47 people

In Russian: here.

 

Each year, only 25-30% of graduates find jobs, others leave to work in Russia or Kazakhstan - B.Torobaev

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/70515.

 

More than 10,000 foreign professionals received work permits  in 2013 in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/170599-v-2013-godu-razreshenie-na-rabotu-v-%20kyrgyzstane.html.

 

Kyrgyzstan joined the fight against illegal migration in the CIS

In Russian: here.

 

Problems of migrant workers and dysfunctional marriages discussed with Korea's ambassador

In Russian: here.

 

Resolution of KR Government on January 23, 2014 № 48

On approval of the immigration quota for major cities of Bishkek, Osh and oblasts of  KR

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz MFA informs the rules on the cash movement through Russian customs border

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/71019.

 

Kyrgyz Ministry of Labor plans to open several offices abroad for work with migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/71096.

 

No access for Kyrgyzstan to the database of the Federal Migration Service of banned citizens

In Russian: here.

 

Raid "Migrant" held in Bishkek

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/170807-v-bishkeke-proshel-rejd-laquomigrantraquo.html.

 

Labor Ministry of KR and Russian FMS discussed the socio-legal status of migrants from Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40251/515.py.

 

Kyrgyzstan is warned again on  consequences of return migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Migrants urged to prepare for departure at the state level

In Russian: here.  

 

Intensive migration of the population to start in the event of nationalization "Kumtor" 

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz citizens who lost their passports in Russia and could not return to Kyrgyzstan, must apply to the consular offices

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/70905.

 

Kyrgyz citizens to participate in the discussion of migration issues in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Educational program on HIV / AIDS held for Kyrgyz migrants in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

Community leaders of internal migrants asked their questions on the public budget hearings

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/904-03-fevralya-2014-lidery-soobshchestv-vnutrennikh-migrantov-zadali-svoi-voprosy-na-obshchestvennykh-byudzhetnykh-slushaniyakh.

 

"Common Cause of Eurasia" committee created to regulate labor migration

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/888-31-yanvarya-2014-dlya-regulirovaniya-trudovoj-migratsii-sozdan-komitet-obshchee-delo-evrazii.

 

Cash flow from migrants in 2013 can reach $ 3-3.5 billion

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/economics/171389-v-2013-godu-denezhnyj-potok-ot-migrantov-mozhet.html.

 

According to the NSC, about 600 thousand Kyrgyz citizens work abroad

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/171390-po-dannym-nacstatkoma-okolo-600-tysyach-grazhdan.html.

 

Expert: The number of migrants from KR in Russia increased over the year by 34%

In Russian: here.

 

Annual growth of remittances in Kyrgyzstan is estimated at 18%

In Russian: here.

 

Expert: Returns of 30% of migrants fraught with daily revolutions

In Russian: here.

 

Aigul Ryskulova: 25% of active labor force works outside the country

In Russian: here.

 

1713 left Kyrgyzstan to South Korea from 2007 to work – Ministry of Labor

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2252561

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Project to support migrant workers and their families is launched in

Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-zapuskaetsya-proekt-dlya-podderzhki-trudovykh-migrantov-i-ikh-semei.

 

Subject of Tajik-Russian negotiations: the economy and labor migration

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/goverment/22700-tema-tadzhiksko-rossiyskih-peregovorov-ekonomika-i-trudovaya-migraciya.html.

 

Innovations in Russian migration legislation explained to Tajik migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskim-migrantam-razyasnyayut-novovvedeniya-v-migratsionnom-zakonodatelstve-rossii.

 

Grace period of registration introduced for Tajik citizens coming to Russia

In Russian: http://www.migrator.ru/news/?id=423.

 

Tajik migrants advised to refrain temporarily from traveling to Russia’s Krasnodar region

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskim-migrantam-rekomenduyut-vremenno-vozderzhatsya-ot-poezdok-v-krasnodarskii-krai.

 

Non-payment of migrant workers’ wages remains to be actual

In Russian: http://tajmigration.ru/news/111-nevyplata-zarplat-trudovyh-migrantov-po-prezhnemu-ostaetsya-aktualnoy.html.

 

Construction company from Yekaterinburg invites Tajik migrants for work

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/stroitelnaya-kompaniya-iz-ekaterinburga-priglashaet-tadzhikskikh-migrantov-na-rabotu.

 

MS: About 800 thousand Tajik citizens  left the country in search of decent work in 2013

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/ms-v-2013-godu-okolo-800-tys-grazhdan-tadzhikistana-pokinuli-stranu-v-poiskakh-dostoinoi-raboty.

 

ILO: Unemployment rate is 10.8% in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/mot-v-tadzhikistane-uroven-bezrabotitsy-sostavlyaet-108.

 

More than 205 thousand new jobs created in Tajikistan last year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/svyshe-205-tys-novykh-rabochikh-mest-sozdano-v-tadzhikistane-v-proshlom-godu.

 

More than 119 thousand people approached employment centers

In Russian: here.

 

Tajikistan’s new record for the ratio of remittances to GDP

In Russian:

http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikistan-bet-novye-rekordy-po-sootnosheniyu-denezhnykh-perevodov-k-vvp.

 

Intend to improve migrants' access to services for the protection of their rights in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-namereny-uluchshit-dostup-migrantov-k-uslugam-po-zashchite-ikh-prav.

 

Embassy of Tajikistan commented new migration law of Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/posolstvo-tadzhikistana-prokommentirovalo-novyi-migratsionnyi-zakon-rossii.

 

Novosibirsk production companies ready to recruit Tajik citizens

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/novosibirskie-proizvodstvennye-predpriyatiya-gotovy-privlech-na-rabotu-tadzhikskikh-grazhdan.

 

Immigration authorities upheld the right of a Tajikistan citizen to stay in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnye-vlasti-otstoyali-pravo-grazhdanina-tadzhikistana-ostatsya-v-rossii

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

   New jobs

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/business/27042/.

 

Another Job Fair to be held soon

In Russian: here.

 

 

Russia

 

  Labor migrants to confirm qualification in 2015

In Russian: http://www.aif.ru/society/law/1090082.

  

Illegal migrants to register in a new general plan of Moscow

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inregions/moscow/90/politics/16666701/.

 

Russian Ministry of Labor proposed to appoint a committee to approve quotas for migrants

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/16692837/

 

Russian Ministry of Labor determined what senior positions foreigners can take in trade

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40226/549.py.

 

Issues of inter-ethnic relations in the process of adaptation of migrant workers considered in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-moskve-rassmotreny-voprosy-mezhetnicheskikh-otnoshenii-v-protsesse-adaptatsii-trudovykh-migra.

 

Russia needs to attract migrants from Ukraine, says expert

In Russian: http://ria.ru/world/20140129/991985804.html.

 

Sobyanin announced 2014 a breakthrough in the fight against illegal migration

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inregions/moscow/90/politics/16644172/.

 

FMS rejected the idea of introducing a visa regime with CA countries

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-fms-otvergli-ideyu-o-vvedenii-vizovogo-rezhima-so-stranami-tsentralnoi-azii.

 

Issues of assistance to migrant workers discussed in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/22870-v-moskve-obsuzhdeny-voprosy-okazaniya-pomoschi-trudovym-migrantam.html.

 

Migrants would be insured on the border

In Russian: http://www.rbcdaily.ru/finance/562949990459852.

 

Head of the Russian FMS intends to visit Bishkek

In Russian: here.

 

Head of FMS: deny entry for 10 years for migrants illegally residing in the RF for a year

In Russian: http://itar-tass.com/obschestvo/937966.

 

Human rights activists offer to train workers on the basis of the Moscow Vocational

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/16743209/.

 

During the first half of 2013 migrants issued more than 18,000 certificates on the Russian language

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0583/rossia01.php#31.

 

FMS: about 27 thousand Russians left abroad for permanent residence

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2014/02/04/1229052.html

 

 

International News

 

  Deserted Detroit decided to settle with immigrants

In Russian: here.

 

A visualization of migration flows

In English: http://peoplemov.in/.

 

A beautiful map of the world's largest annual human migration

In English: here.

 

Republicans in the U.S. offer to give 11 million illegal immigrants legal status

In Russian: http://ria.ru/world/20140131/992298559.html.

 

 

Analytics

 

  Migrant workers: who are they and what are they doing here?

In Russian: http://slon.ru/economics/trudovye_migranty_kto_eti_lyudi_i_chto_oni_delayut_zdes-1039952.xhtml.

 

How do migrant workers tempt us?

In Russian: http://www.mk.ru/social/family/article/2014/01/24/975259-znakomstvo-s-gastarlaverami.html.

 

Different destinies of Kyrgyz migrants

In Russian: http://www.svoboda.org/content/article/25238325.html.

 

Two meetings in Moscow: migrants’ businesses

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php/analitica/item/1244-dve-vstrechi-v-moskve-dela-migrantskie.

 

Help for migrants to get jobs

In Russian:

http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php/analitica/item/1240-migrantam-pomogut-trudoustroitsya.

 

Representation of the Russian FMS in Kyrgyzstan explains reasons for limiting entry into Russia

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/862-28-yanvarya-2014-predstavitelstvo-fms-rossii-v-kr-raz-yasnyaet-osnovaniya-dlya-ogranicheniya-v-ezda-v-rf.

 

Sochi: deceived migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/7452-sochi-obmanutye-trudovye-migranty.html.

 

"Ashan" is like a tour. How migrants live in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/7415-v-ashan-kak-na-ekskursiju-kak-zhivut-migranty-v-moskve.html.

 

"Tadic" - a new word in Russian language: insulting or reality?

In Russian:

http://www.toptj.com/News/2014/01/27/tadzhichit_%E2%80%93_novoe_slovo_v_russkom.

 

Russia awaits migration rebellion?

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/piter/2014/01/27/1225861.html.

 

Labor migrants: ABC innovations

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/moldova/politics/16737468/.

 

12 seats. Migrants working in Russia allowed ... (new rules)

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1390794780.

 

ROC to open centers for migrant workers at Moscow Orthodox churches

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1391487180.

 

Young Tajik women massively migrate to Russia in search of work - S.Ruhullo

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1391460120.

 

Underground. Migrants in St. Petersburg have their own ghetto and its laws – L. Nikolayeva

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1391403000.

 

Immigrants exit. Who defends the migrant’s rights in Moscow – S. Melnikov

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1391175780.

 

CSTO would strengthen the fight against illegal migration

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/doc/261124_v_odkb_ysiliat_borby_s_nezakonnoy_migraciey.html.

 

Tashkent-Moscow. Migrants caught in the storm and found shelter in a Kazakh village

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/7506-tashkent-moskva-migranty-popali-v-buran-i-nashli-prijut-v-kazahskom-sele.html.

 

Grand exodus. Tajik people leave "because it's impossible to live"

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/7498-velikij-ishod-iz-tadzhikistana-uezzhajut-ljudi-potomu-chto-tak-zhit-nelzja.html.

 

An expert from Kyrgyzstan: address issues of migration in the RF should supranational organization

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-249631-ru.html.

 

Communities of internal migrants in collaboration with the Advocacy Center make public and solve their problems

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/916-04-fevralya-2014-soobshchestva-vnutrennikh-migrantov-v-sotrudnichestve-s-edvokasi-tsentrom-ozvuchivayut-i-reshayut-svoi-problemy.

 

Report: thousands of migrants from the EU come to the UK with the help of criminal gangs

In Russian: http://russian.rt.com/article/21651.

 

List of specialties without quotas for migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.profi-forex.org/novosti-rossii/entry1008197335.html.

 

Migrants: to Russia without a visa, but with insurance

In Russian: http://rus.ruvr.ru/2014_02_05/Migranti-v-Rossiju-bez-vizi-no-so-strahovkoj-7960/.

 

Came out of twilight

In Russian: http://expertonline.kz/a12386/.

 

M. Egamzod Insurance of migrant workers is a big social responsibility

In Russian: here.

 

Remittance market overview: Trends and Prospects

In Russian: http://news.uzreport.uz/news_5_r_116290.html.

 

Kazakhstan in the international labor migration

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0583/tema01.php

 

  

Publications

 

  Project analytical report "Promotion of internal migrants rights in Osh"

In Russian: here.

 

Migration Policy Practice (Volume III, Number 6, December 2013–January 2014)

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=50&products_id=1052.

 

MIR TV "Sodruzhestvo", program - Special Report. Subject: Migration legally (video)

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/tv-mir-sodruzhestvo-programma-specialnyj-reportazh-temamigraciya-po-zakonu-video.html.

 

International labor migration in Central Asia at the beginning of the XXI century (The Republic of Kazakhstan)

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0583/biblio02.php.

 

New Issue of “Your right. Migration” № 3, February 2014

In Russian: here.

 

International Migration, Vol. 52(1) 2014

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=6&products_id=1053

 

 

Announcements

 

Photo exhibition - "Youth of Central Asia: Behind the camera lens" to be

held in New York

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/34/40234/55.py.

 

If you go to Russia, check - whether your name is blacklisted

In Russian: here.

 

Call for application to Global Labor University Programme

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

 

Grant Competition

Raising public awareness about the migration through information campaigns under the slogan "Labour migration without risks!"

In Russian: http://iom.kg/?p=1131.

 

  


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