American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 63

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 63

Date: February 21 – March 6, 2014  

Kazakhstan

 

  Now expulsion for violating the rules of stay in Kazakhstan for foreigners

In Russian: here.

 

Infographics: State policy implementation in the field of migration

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/189568/.

 

Number of illegal labor migrants is growing each year

In Russian: http://24.kz/ru/news/sotsium/item/17178-ezhegodno-rastet-kolichestvo-nelegalnykh-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Arrived migrants number declined by nearly 6% in 2013 in Astana

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kazakhstan/society/17062190/.

 

Government does not support the idea of residence limitation in the regions of Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/pravitelstvo-podderjivaet-ideyu-ogranichenii-propiski-regionah-kazahstana-251474/.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Second phase of the regional program on migration launched in

Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

KR and RF preparing an agreement on social insurance of migrant workers

In Russian: here.

 

Implementation of the Prague Process discussed with experts from the European Union

In Russian: here.

 

Expert: Migrants from Kyrgyzstan are the elite migrants

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kyrgyzstan/politics/17161561/.

 

It is easier for Kyrgyz migrants to settle in a new place in Russia because of the Russian language knowledge - Russian expert

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/72376.

 

Kyrgyz Parliament received complaints from migrants on Embassy in Russia

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20140221/19385.html.

 

Sergei Abashin: Russian language deterioration in Kyrgyzstan would affect migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/8076-sergej-abashin-uhudshenie-polozhenija-russkogo-jazyka-v-kyrgyzstane-skazhetsja-na-trudovyh-migrantah.html.

 

Kyrgyzstan: more pensioners and less unemployed

In Russian: http://www.uznews.net/news_single.php?lng=ru&sub=hot&cid=32&nid=25230

 

Bishkek to host photo exhibition devoted to the friendship between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan peoples

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kyrgyzstan/society/17117341/.

 

Handbook for Kyrgyz migrants presented in Bishkek

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/72081.

 

An international project to promote Kyrgyz culture among  Diasporas abroad launched in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/173085-v-kyrgyzstane-startoval-mezhdunarodnyj-proekt-po.html.

 

More than 200 thousand Kyrgyz in danger to get in the "black list" of Russia

In Russian: here.

 

The regional program on migration plans to create the Center for Employment of citizens in Osh

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/1041-25-fevralya-2014-v-ramkakh-regionalnoj-programmy-po-migratsii-v-oshe-planiruetsya-sozdat-tsentr-po-trudoustrojstvu-grazhdan.

 

It is very difficult to consider Russia a friendly country towards migrants - Russian expert

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/72385.

 

Russian language courses for Kyrgyz migrants in Khabarovsk

In Russian: here.

 

Head of Labor Ministry of KR and regional IOM Mission discussed further cooperation in the field of migration

In Russian: http://kyrgyztoday.kg/ru/statya/40714/glavy-mintruda-kr-i-regionalnoy-missii-mom-obsudili-voprosy-dalneyshego-sotrudnichestva.

 

Russian FMS opens pre-migration training center in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php/migranty/item/1440-fms-rossii-otkroet-v-kyrgyzstane-tsentr-domigratsionnoj-podgotovki

 

Russians urged to invest in vocational education of migrants from the Kyrgyz Republic

In Russian: here.

 

Joining the CU allows Kyrgyzstan citizens a month to be in Russia without registration

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz labor migrants are suggested to change Moscow to the regions

In Russian: here.

 

Aigul Ryskulova: Kyrgyzstan intends to ask Russian authorities preferences for migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/cis/173587-ajgul-ryskulova-kyrgyzstan-nameren-prosit-u.html.

 

Kyrgyz people will live and work in Moscow, Russia must get used to it - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of KR

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1393965180.

 

MFA proposed the creation of Department for Diaspora

In Russian: here.

 

Fines for foreigners for migration rules violation is 10 thousand som in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-252234-ru.html.

 

Russian FMS: number of labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan increased by 113,000  in 2013

In Russian: http://for.kg/news-252292-ru.html.

 

516 455 Kyrgyz received Russian citizenship for 22 years

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40326/437.py.

 

About 3 thousand migrants deported to Kyrgyzstan in 2013

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/173576-v-2013-godu-v-kyrgyzstan-deportirovano-okolo-3.html

 

 

Tajikistan

 

  Dushanbe to host conference on labor migration

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/23436-v-dushanbe-sostoitsya-konferenciya-posvyaschennaya-trudovoy-migracii.html.

 

Hired lawyer to protect the rights of Tajik migrants in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/dlya-zashchity-prav-tadzhikskikh-migrantov-v-moskve-nanyat-advokat.

 

Want to establish a monument  to a migrant worker in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/society/17121591/.

 

Tajikistan national strategy on migration discussed in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-dushanbe-obsudili-natsionalnuyu-strategiyu-tadzhikistana-v-oblasti-migratsii.

 

Consular Service of the Tajikistan Embassy in RF raised issues faced by Tajiks in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/konsulskaya-sluzhba-posolstva-rt-v-rf-podnyala-voprosy-s-kotorymi-stalkivayutsya-tadzhiki-v-ros.

 

1 million 34 thousand citizens of Tajikistan are in Russia as for March 2014

In Russian: here.

 

24 foreigners prosecuted for violating immigration laws in Sughd

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/24-inostrantsa-v-sogde-privlecheny-k-otvetstvennosti-za-narushenie-migratsionnogo-zakonodatelst.

 

Tajik migrants in Russia intend to create an online TV "Simo muhodzhir"

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1393704480.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

  Uzbekistan is a major recipient of remittances from Russia

In Russian:  here.

 

President: about 970 thousand people were employed in 2013

In Russian: http://www.uzdaily.uz/articles-id-18859.htm.

 

"Uzbekistan Airways" warns on consequences of violations of the stay in Russia

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/uzbekistan/society/17244198/.

 

New jobs

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/27437/.

 

 

Russia

 

  Russian government to toughen requirements for employers

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40299/230.py.

 

FMS offers to cancel the registration of migrants in the "rubber" apartments

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40311/299.py.

 

List of "above-quota" specialties extended for migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40308/375.py.

 

Lack of labor agreements with workers turn to criminal cases

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/news/459044.html.

 

Employers in Russia find housing and doctors for migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1393099620.

 

FMS: 3.6 million migrants illegally live in Russia

In Russian: http://www.vz.ru/news/2014/2/26/674557.html.

 

FMS: More than 600,000 migrants received a ban on entry in Russia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40307/635.py.

 

It would be easier for foreigners to get a job in Russia

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/17236722/.

 

Round table: "Changes in immigration legislation. Labor work by foreigners without a work permit"

In Russian: http://www.fms.gov.ru/press/news/news_detail.php?ID=81622.

 

FMS: Migrant himself must follow the terms of stay in Russia

In Russian: here.  

 

Russian FMS explained the black list features for migrants

In Russian: here.  

 

Press conference "Public-private partnership in the new migration policy"

In Russian: http://tajmigration.ru/news/148-press-konferenciya-gosudarstvenno-chastnoe-partnerstvo-v-novoy-migracionnoy-politike.html.

 

FMS developed a draft law on migrants social and cultural integration

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/23516-fms-razrabotala-zakonoproekt-po-socialnoy-i-kulturnoy-adaptacii-migrantov.html.

 

Sberbank loses customers- migrants

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/566791.

 

Internal migrants also need adaptation

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0587/rossia01.php#25.

 

Qualifications would be determined by migrants salaries

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0587/rossia01.php#22.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan among the 15 countries rank first in receiving

remittances from migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20140226/19423.html.

 

CIS banks require from Russian translation systems reliability guarantees

In Russian: http://top.rbc.ru/economics/05/03/2014/909436.shtml.

 

Approximately 80% of Kyrgyz labor migrants in Russia and Kazakhstan are in an illegal situation

In Russian: here.

 

 

International News

 

  Britain: number of migrants coming to the country is growing

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/politics/17162949/.

 

Jimmie Akesson: Swedish immigration is 'extreme'

In English: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/hardtalk/9372832.stm.

 

 

Analytics

 

  Female Face of Migration

In Russian: http://www.vsp.ru/social/2014/02/25/540437.

 

Tenge devaluation hit the migrants in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://rus.azattyq.org/content/tenge-devaluation-migrants-kazakhstan/25270730.html.

 

Migrant providers and recipients

In Russian: http://camonitor.com/archives/10958.

 

"Edinaya Russia" closed visas for migrants

In Russian: http://www.firstnews.ru/articles/id645475-edinaya-rossiya-zakryla-vizy-dlya-migrantov/.

 

South Korea: there are immigrants but no problems

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/6/40301/711.py.

 

Migrant labor to rise in price

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/politics/2014-02-27/1_migranty.html.

 

Doskul Bekmurzaev: We are just one step of legal migration

In Russian: here.

 

Russia expects an influx of Uzbeks

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/doc/263411_rossiia_ojidaet_naplyva_yzbekov.html.

 

Self-assessment risk for women on labor migration abroad

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/1033-21-fevralya-2014-samootsenka-riska-dlya-zhenshchin-pri-zarubezhnoj-trudovoj-migratsii.

 

Resettlement of compatriots as an alternative to illegal migration from Central Asia to Russia

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/8024-pereselenie-sootechestvennikov-kak-alternativa-nelegalnoj-migratsii-iz-tsentralnoj-azii-v-rossiju.html.

 

The owner is responsible for guest worker. Russian government to toughen requirements for employers who hire migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/8157-hozjain-otvetit-za-gastarbajtera-pravitelstvo-rossii-uzhestochit-trebovanija-k-rabotodateljam-kotorye-nanimajut-trudovyh.html.

 

Rightlessness of Tajik migrants starts at home, - К.Khamroev

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1393309800.

 

Experts: Utopian ideas of Zhirinovsky may have negative impact on labor migration

На русском: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/eksperty-utopicheskie-idei-zhirinovskogo-mogut-imet-negativnoe-vliyanie-na-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Russia has enough of their labor?

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/moscow/2014/02/27/1238597.html.

 

Workers are asked to exit

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/blogs/2014/02/25/1237592.html.

 

Labor migration: out of the shadows

In Russian: http://camonitor.com/archives/11043.

 

How to become a migrant worker ... NOT EASY!

In Russian: http://www.newregion.kz/?Action=ReadNew&N=3118.

 

Zayonchkovskaya: Russia cannot do without migrant for a long time

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/25278638.html.

 

Heroes of Labor

In Russian: http://lenta.ru/photo/2014/03/05/they/#22.

 

With patent tiptop

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2014/03/04/rabota-site.html.

 

Suitcase, station and CIS. What will turn over new rules for  migrants entry in Russia

In Russian: http://www.aif.ru/money/business/1114230.

 

Experts: Russia's economy can do without migrants

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/video/2014/02/28/1239074.html.

 

About providing free qualified legal assistance to migrant workers from CIS

In Russian: http://anticorruption.kg/2014/03/02/o-predostavlenii-besplatnoj-kvalificirovannoj-yuridicheskoj-pomoshhi-trudovym-migrantam-iz-sng/.

 

 

Publications

 

  American Migration [Interactive Map]

In English: http://www.forbes.com/special-report/2011/migration.html.

 

New issue of “Your right. Migration” № 5, March 2014

In Russian: here.

 

New issue of “Migration NEWS”

In Russian: www.facebook.com/migracia.su.

 

Population migration: theory, practice

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0587/biblio04.php.

 

Labor and Employment in Russia. 2013

Statistical Compendium

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0587/biblio01.php.

 

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

In English: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0587/biblio07.php.

 

 

Announcements

 

  Dushanbe Economic Meeting 2014

Economic Implications of Labor Migration

In English: https://auca.kg/en/cdcevents/1340/.

 

 


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