American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 62

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 62

Date: February 07 – 20, 2014  

Kazakhstan

 

Labor migrants to be shelved work permit for "incidental" activities in Kazakhstan

In Russian: here.

 

First complete data on employment and unemployment in Kazakhstan to be presented in April 2015 - Statistics Agency

In Russian: here.  

 

More than 3 thousand illegal immigrants deported from Kazakhstan in 2013

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/bolee-3-tyisyach-nelegalov-vyidvorili-iz-kazahstana-v-2013-godu-250378/.

 

36 thousand people came from other regions of Kazakhstan and around the world to Almaty in 2013

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/187615/.

 

Number of labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan is decreased in Kazakhstan

In Russian: here.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyz MFA amends the Law "On External Migration"

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/171581-mid-kyrgyzstana-vnosit-izmeneniya-v-zakon-laquoo.html.

 

Board meeting on the results of operations for 2013 with the participation of Vice - Prime – Minister of KR K. Talieva in KR Ministry of Labor, Youth and Migration

In Russian: http://www.mz.kg/ru/novosti/novosti/424-07-02-2014-v-ministerstve-truda-migratsii-i-molodezhi-kyrgyzskoj-respubliki-sostoyalas-kollegiya-po-itogam-deyatelnosti-za-2013-god-s-uchastiem-vitse-premer-ministra-kr-k-talievoj.

 

Social Fund of KR and the Pension Fund of RF consult on social insurance of migrants in Bishkek

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/71331.

 

Kyrgyz citizens abroad are cashing in on the sale of labor quotas for their compatriots

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kyrgyzstan/society/16845951/.

 

Migrants from Kyrgyzstan send more money home

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kyrgyzstan/economics/16863520/.

 

Kyrgyz people in Russia cheat, rob and "throw" their compatriots - state migrants

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/71628.

 

Civil Society will take care of migrants in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Legal advice to Kyrgyz labor migrants to be provided on the "Hot Line"

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/968-12-fevralya-2014-yuridicheskie-konsultatsii-kyrgyzstanskim-trudovym-migrantam-budut-predostavlyatsya-po-goryachej-linii.

 

Fiscals thinking about controlling remittances to Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

From 400 to 650 thousand citizens of KR are working outside of Kyrgyzstan in different seasons

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20140209/19307.html.

 

Most Kyrgyz labor migrants - immigrants from southern regions

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/171464-bolshinstvo-kyrgyzskix-trudovyx-migrantov-ndash.html.

 

Mostly people from Chui oblast and Bishkek left abroad in 2013

In Russian: http://www.24kg.org/community/171445-v-2013-godu-chashhe-vsego-uezzhali-za-rubezh.html.

 

In average 14 people claim for one workplace in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kyrgyzstan/economics/16845732/.

 

Number of women searching for husbands staying and working in RF is growing in Osh

In Russian: here.

 

Public fund "Ulybka" is telling Osh students on the risks of illegal migration

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/944-10-fevralya-2014-o-riskakh-nelegalnoj-migratsii-oshskim-studentam-rasskazyvaet-obshchestvennyj-fond-ulybka.

 

Tajik director Barzu Abdurazzokov before flying to Bishkek said that it is forced labor migration

In Russian: here.  

 

Kyrgyz migrants made a film about their life in South Korea

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/34/40267/580.py.

 

Representatives of the Ministry of Labor of KR and IOM discussed launching a Phase II of regional program on migration

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/71893.

 

Migrant quota and citizenship in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://7x7-journal.ru/item/37805.

 

Kyrgyz diplomatic services in Russia and Kazakhstan expect increasing migrants appeals in 2014

In Russian: here.

 

MFA of Kyrgyzstan offers migrant workers in Russia free consulate

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php/novosti/item/1356-mid-kyrgyzstana-predlagaet-otechestvennym-migrantam-v-rossii-besplatnyj-konsulskij-uchet.

 

Bishkek Department of Labor implements 8 projects on employment of unemployed

In Russian: http://news.namba.kg/read.php?id=2337431.

 

MFA introduced conditions of hiring a nanny in Germany for  Kyrgyz women

In Russian: here.

 

Migrant’s complaints on Embassy in Russia passed to Deputies

In Russian: here.

 

Ombudsman of the KR should pay attention to the issue of migrant workers in Russia and Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/40273/146.py.

 

Kyrgyzstan does not have access to the database of the Border Service of the citizens who are denied entry to Russia

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/172647-u-kyrgyzstana-net-dostupa-k-baze-dannyx.html.

 

Kamila Talieva commissioned a legal literacy campaign for ethnic Kyrgyz returnees

In Russian: here.

 

Novosibirsk region of RF is popular among Kyrgyz migrants

In Russian: here.

 

More than 10 Kyrgyzstan citizens to impose in fine daily in Almaty markets

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/40287/881.py.

 

94 migrants in Osh in the "black list" of the FMS of Russia

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20140217/19355.html.

 

Due to tenge devaluation migrant workers to return to Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kyrgyzstan/society/16920118/.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Tajikistan's parliament ratified an amendment to an agreement with

Russia on migration

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/node/183502.

 

Tajik women in Irkutsk intend to discuss the labour migrants rights 

In Russian: here.

 

Head of the Federal Migration Service in Tajikistan commented on changes in migration legislation

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/glava-predstavitelstva-fms-rf-v-rt-prokommentiroval-izmeneniya-v-migratsionnom-zakonodatelstve.

 

There is a data base in MS on citizens whose entry is prohibited in Russia

In Russian: http://khovar.tj/rus/39851-v-ms-imeetsya-bank-dannyh-o-grazhdanah-vezd-kotorym-v-rf-zapreschen.html.

 

Migration Service of Tajikistan to warn Afghanistan citizens 

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnaya-sluzhba-tadzhikistana-preduprezhdaet-grazhdan-afganistana.

 

About 63 thousand citizens left Tajikistan in the first month of the year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikistan-v-pervom-mesyatse-goda-pokinulo-okolo-63-tys-grazhdan-respubliki.

 

Marriott hotel chain invites citizens of RT for employment 

In Russian: http://tajmigration.ru/news/137-gostinichnaya-set-mariott-priglashaet-na-rabotu-grazhdan-rt.html.

 

Lipetsk metallurgical plant reportedly offers jobs to Tajik specialists

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/lipetskii-metallurgicheskii-zavod-priglashaet-tadzhikskikh-spetsialistov-na-rabotu.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Uzbekistan citizens from July 1 can travel abroad only by biometric

passports

In Russian: http://news.uzreport.uz/news_3_r_116390.html.

 

Uzbekistan - the leader in remittances from Russia

In Russian: here.

 

 

Russia

 

  UN urged Russia not to violate the rights of children of migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/oon-prizval-rossiyu-ne-narushat-prava-detei-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Migrants would be obliged to report intention to work in Russia

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/azerbaijan/politics/16943065/.

 

State Duma approves bill on health insurance for migrant workers

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/16925619/.

 

FMS offers "selling" Russian citizenship for 10 million rubles.

In Russian: http://top.rbc.ru/economics/12/02/2014/904614.shtml.

 

United Russia is preparing amnesty for migrants

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/economics/2014-02-14/1_amnesty.html.

 

Purchase offer of health insurance for foreign nationals at the post-office

In Russian: http://medportal.ru/mednovosti/news/2014/02/10/177police/.

 

Migrant workers brought out almost $ 17 billion from Russia

In Russian: http://www.nr2.ru/moskow/483887.html.

 

FMS counted in Russia 10.5 million foreigners

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/economics/16937289/.

 

Sport migration

In Russian: http://sport.mail.ru/sochi/infographics/168208/.

 

Center for illegal migrants to open in April

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/video/168421/.

 

New restrictions for migrants to discuss in the Russian State Duma

In Russian: here.

 

Bill on differentiated responsibilities for migrants introduced in the State Duma

In Russian: http://itar-tass.com/politika/982953.

 

IOC to help migrants worked in Sochi regain salary

In Russian: here.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Kyrgyz migrant’s rights of movement, access to education and health

violated in Russia and Kazakhstan

In Russian: here.

 

 

International News

 

  EU residents found themselves in the situation of migrants

In Russian: http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2404927.

 

IOC defends migrant workers worked in Sochi

In Russian: http://newsland.com/news/detail/id/1320943/.

 

Canada tightens rules for obtaining citizenship

In Russian: here.

 

Swiss to limit the number of migrants

In Russian: here.

 

UN considers that the impact of youth migration ambiguous

In Russian: here.

 

Salary of migrant workers in China increased by 13.9 percent

In Russian: http://russian.china.org.cn/business/txt/2014-02/20/content_31536835.htm

 

 

Analytics

 

  Secretaries start deciding the fate of the migration?

In Russian: here.

 

Whether Customs Union to solve the issue of labor migration fromKyrgyzstan? 

In Russian: here.

 

Attitude towards migrant workers from Central Asia, as to second-class citizens - the destruction of historical memory - E.Hanymamedov

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1391716860.

 

Learning from neighbors. Guests should know the language and culture of the hosts

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inregions/center/33/society/16936854/.

 

Ukrainians are fleeing from the crisis to Central Asia

In Russian: http://rus.postimees.ee/2690948/ukraincy-begut-ot-krizisa-v-centralnuju-aziju.

 

Uzbekistan: want to leave the country - get a new passport

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/newsA.php?st=1392010860.

 

Native authorities once again decided to make money on Tajik migrants? - Z.Ergasheva

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/newsA.php?st=1392269940.

 

Without insurance are not waiting for guests

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2014/02/05/polis.html.

 

Scores or quotas?

In Russian: http://expertonline.kz/a12387/.

 

Large Patrol: Migrant workers in the Russian economy: the pros and cons

In Russian: http://www.echo.msk.ru/programs/dozor/1256500-echo/.

 

Income of migrant workers hit record

In Russian: here.

 

Migrants’ children

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/media/video/children-of-migrants/25262068.html.

 

Labor migration in Kyrgyzstan is growing

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/7795-trudovaja-migratsija-v-kyrgyzstan-postojanno-rastet.html.

 

 

Employment and creating new jobs in the Republic of Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0583/analit05.php.

 

Kyrgyz migrants go to Russia, and their places are taken by the Chinese

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/exussr/2014/02/12/1232436.html.

 

How dangerous skilled migrants?

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/blogs/2014/02/12/1232008.html.

 

Illegals in the law

In Russian: http://svpressa.ru/politic/article/82279/.

 

Children of migrant workers. Peculiar generation

In Russian: http://uzpress.kg/?p=5601.

 

Migration processes in light of the recent summit of the CSTO

In Russian: http://7x7-journal.ru/post/37818.

 

Guest workers in Russia want to limit housing. Mortgage for CIS citizens dissatisfied MPs

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/7845-gastarbajterov-v-rossii-hotjat-ogranichit-v-zhile-deputaty-nedovolny-ipotekoj-dlja-grazhdan-sng.html.

 

Labor patent for migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.kazpravda.kz/ida.php?ida=51425.

 

“Guest worker” migrant workers find this word offensive

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/exussr/2014/02/17/1234348.html.

 

Kazakhstan is a transit country for migration flows

In Russian: http://www.apn.ru/publications/article31064.htm.

 

Struggle begins with "Chinatown"

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/politics/2014-02-18/1_chinatown.html.

 

Whether Russia to hold a referendum on the uncontrolled migration?

In Russian: here.

 

Illegals in the law. Russian "Partiya Vlasti" offers amnesty to millions of migrants

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/7870-nelegaly-v-zakone-rossijskaja-partija-vlasti-predlagaet-objavit-amnistiju-millionam-migrantov.html.

 

Power category - labor migrants from Central Asia - not "guest workers"?

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/7931-vlast-nominatsii-trudovye-migranty-iz-tsentralnoj-azii-eto-ne-gastarbajtery.html.

 

Without the support of the fatherland: A reply from Tajik Embassy in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/bez-podderzhki-otechestva-otvet-posolstva-tadzhikistana-v-rf.

 

Housing to limit for migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/politics/2014-02-14/3_gastorbitery.html.

 

New window opened in Russia for migrants. The country is experiencing a surge of CA compatriots resettlement - E.Trifonova

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1392892260.

 

Tajik migrants money became an obstacle to obtaining grants - G.Faskhutdinov

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1392825840.

 

 

Publications

 

OECD Continuous Reporting System on Migration, International

Migration Report 2013, the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://migrocenter.livejournal.com/176364.html.

 

New 71st issue of the newspaper "Voice of Tajiks", "Ovozi Tochikistoniho"

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/vyshel-v-svet-novyj-71-nomer-gazety-golos-tadzhikistancev-%E2%80%9Dovozi-tochikistonixo%E2%80%9D.html.

 

Internal migration of youth in Kazakhstan: the case of Almaty

In Russian: here.

 

Gender aspects of the labor market in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.isras.ru/files/File/Socis/2013_9/Khushkadamova.pdf.

 

World Migration report 2013

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/free/WMR2013_EN.pdf.

  

The transition from the informal to the formal economy

In Russian: http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---ed_norm/---relconf/documents/meetingdocument/wcms_218371.pdf.

 

Resettlement society. Asiatic Russia: Migration, space, communities.

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/knigi/djatlov/djatlov2.pdf.

 

News on Labor migration, January 2014

In Russian: http://www.profmigr.com/vestnik/01_2014/#1/z.

 

New issue of “Your right. Migration” № 4, February 2014

In Russian: here

 

 

Announcements

 

Reminder: 8 major innovations in migration legislation of the Russian

Federation in 2013-2014

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/935-07-fevralya-2014-pamyatka-8-osnovnykh-novovvedenij-v-migratsionnom-zakonodatelstve-rossijskoj-federatsii-v-2013-2014-godakh.

 

Conf/CfP - Women, Leadership, and Society, June 10th, 2014, Yerevan State University

In English: http://armacad.blogspot.com/2014/02/confcfp-women-leadership-and-society.html?q=gender.

 

First Annual International Conference on "Migration in the Globalized World"

In English: https://www.ipsa.org/news/call-for-paper/first-annual-international-conference-migration-globalized-world.

 

Russian expert and a prominent scientist on migration Zhanna Zayonchkovskaya visits Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

"Hotline" for migrant workers from the Association "Doctors of the World"

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/1000-18-fevralya-2014-goryachaya-liniya-dlya-trudovykh-migrantov-ot-assotsiatsii-vrachi-mira.

 

"Migration Processes: Trends, Challenges and Prospects"

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0585/anons.php#1802148.

 

Round table on the integration of migrants

In Russian: http://ria.ru/announce/20140218/995596524.html.

 

 


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