American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 67

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 67

  Date: April 18 – May 1, 2014    

Kazakhstan

 

  Migration policy issues discussed at the meeting of the government

In Russian: http://i-news.kz/news/2014/04/22/7503204-voprosy_migracionnoi_politiki_rassmotren.html.

 

Migrant workers in Kazakhstan at employment will be evaluated on a scale

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/news/v-kazakhstane-gastarbajjterov-pri-trudoustrojjstve-budut-ocenivat-po-ballnojj-shkale-newsID394992.html.

 

First labor migrants in Petropavlovsk received work permits

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2650626.

 

Current deficit of school places in Semey due to the influx of internal migrants

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2650476.

 

Within a year 36,000 migrants arrived in Almaty

In Russian: http://today.kz/news/kazakhstan/2014-04-23/za-god-v-almaty-pribyli-36-tysyach-migrantov/.

 

Quota to attract 63 thousand foreign experts set in the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2014 - MLSP

In Russian: http://www.zakon.kz/4618819-v-rk-v-2014-godu-ustanovlena-kvota-na.html.

 

Oralmans would be able to choose the region to live in Kazakhstan - T.Duysenova

In Russian: http://www.zakon.kz/4618797-oralmany-smogut-sami-vybirat-region.html.

 

Oralmans can receive citizenship of Kazakhstan for the year

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/oralmanyi-smogut-poluchit-grajdanstvo-kazahstana-za-god-254095/.

 

Legalization of labor immigrants starts in Almaty

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/201691/.

 

Labor patents introduced for migrants in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kazakhstan/economics/17983378/.

 

Migration statistics

In Russian: http://www.kazpravda.kz/ida.php?ida=55362.

 

Mangistau Prosecutors discussed migration and fire safety

In Russian: http://tumba.kz/ru/zhizn-regiona/2131-mangistau-migracia.html.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

  Kyrgyzstan to report to the UN for the rights of labor migrants

In Russian:

http://rus.azattyk.org/archive/ky_News_in_Russian_ru/20140422/4795/4795.html?id=25357923.

 

Bishkek to host testing on Russian for Kyrgyz labor migrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/40432/612.py.

 

Kyrgyz Ministry of Labor and the FMS of Russia to establish a working group on the settlement of the not permitted entry of Kyrgyz citizens in Russia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40437/574.py.

 

Employment centers of KR and St. Petersburg signed an agreement on mutual cooperation

In Russian: http://www.tushtuk.kg/society/17902_tsentryi_trudoustroystva_kr_i_sankt-peterburga_podpisali_soglashenie_o_vzaimnom_sotrudnichestve/.

 

Representation of KR Labor, Migration and Youth Ministry would be in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Parliamentarians to meet with labor migrants from KR in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyzstan among the former Soviet Union countries - one of the biggest exporters of labor, remittances in the Kyrgyz Republic in 2013 amounted to $ 1.9 billion - report

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1107848/ or here.

 

Kyrgyzstan detained and handed over to partners 25 members of international terrorist organizations, identified 14 channels of illegal migration in 2013

In Russian: http://namba.kg/news/read.php?id=2548501.

 

Management of Labor Ministry for Talas region creates corners for migrants in public institutions and organizations

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-258546-ru.html.

 

Screening about migrants hosted in Jalal- Abad (photo)

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-258242-ru.html.

 

Migration cards to issue in Kyrgyzstan for those wishing to work in Russia

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php/novosti/item/1638-v-kyrgyzstane-budut-vydavatsya-migratsionnye-kartochki-dlya-zhelayuschih-rabotat-v-rossii.html.

 

Obtaining documents for traveling to work in Russia to simplify in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/10365168.

 

Otorbaev: $ 2.5 billion - migrants’ resources

In Russian:

http://www.vb.kg/doc/270757_otorbaev:_25_mlrd_eto_sredstva_migrantov.html.

 

Labor Ministry requests to grant citizenship to the kayrylmans out of quota

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kyrgyzstan/society/18003623/.

 

Test results on Russian language for migrants summarize in Bishkek

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/10364492.

 

Kyrgyz citizens can get labor patent in Russia within 10 minutes

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/cis/177953-patent-na-trudovuyu-deyatelnost-v-rossii.html.

 

Information center for migrants opened at the railway station

In Russian: here.

 

Russian Foundation took up the issue on medical references for Kyrgyz migrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/40446/882.py.

 

"Passport and visa service" of Russian FMS to open a branch in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Damira Niyazalieva: number of suicides rising among female migrants

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-259272-ru.html.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Tajik Embassy in Moscow urges migrants to view messages of Rahmon to the Parliament

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/node/187148.

 

Reorganization of large farms in Sughd reduced flow of labor migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Tajik leader promises to create 205 thousand new jobs in the country

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/lider-tadzhikistana-obeshchaet-sozdat-v-strane-205-tys-novykh-rabochikh-mest.

 

More than 400 foreigners permitted to work in Tajikistan from the beginning of the year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/s-nachala-goda-svyshe-400-inostrantsev-poluchili-razresheniya-na-rabotu-v-tadzhikistane.

 

About 55 thousand unemployed officially registered in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/24530-v-tadzhikistane-oficialno-zaregistrirovano-okolo-55-tys-bezrabotnyh.html.

 

Representative for Migration of Tajikistan helped Tajik migrants receive more than 1.3 million rubles

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/24527-predstavitelstvo-po-migracii-tadzhikistana-pomoglo-migrantam-poluchit-svyshe-13-mln-rubley.html.

 

Tajik migrants received special prize of Theatre Award "Golden Mask"

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/24542-migranty-iz-tadzhikistana-poluchili-specpriz-teatralnoy-premii-zolotaya-maska.html.

 

Migrants keep GDP in Tajikistan on their shoulders

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news/testcat/107-migranty-derzhat-vvp-tadzhikistana-na-svoikh-plechakh.html.

 

Measures to create a positive perception of the labor migrant discussed in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/24636-mery-po-formirovaniyu-polozhitelnogo-vospriyatiya-trudovogo-migranta-obsuzhdeny-v-moskve.html.

 

Brochure on the search of lost migrants to issue in the north Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/24720-na-severe-tadzhikistana-izdadut-broshyuru-po-poisku-poteryavshihsya-migrantov.html.

 

Training center for migrant workers started working in the suburbs of Dushanbe

In Russian: here.

 

Director of the school proposes to introduce lessons of labor migration

In Russian: http://rus.ozodi.org/content/article/25366074.html.

 

One of Moscow colleges expressed readiness in teaching Tajik migrants Russian language

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/odin-iz-moskovskikh-kolledzhei-vyrazil-svoyu-gotovnost-v-obuchenii-tadzhikskikh-migrantov-russk.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

  Migrant worker from Uzbekistan accuses Karimov (video)

In Russian: http://www.uznews.net/ru/politics/26051-trudovoj-migrant-iz-uzbekistana-obvinajet-karimova-video.

 

Job Fair

In Russian: http://www.gov.uz/ru/press/economics/24290.

 

Decent Work Country Programme of Uzbekistan defines priorities for 2014-2016

In English: http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/news/2014/0425.htm.

 

 

Russia

 

Russian President signed amendments to the Law "On Citizenship of the RF" in a simplified procedure for Russian speakers

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/cis/177316-prezident-rossii-podpisal-popravki-v-zakon-laquoo.html.

 

Medvedev: migrant workers should not impose their habits to locals

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20140422/1004955045.html.

 

Migrants in Russia obliged to take the exam in Russian language

In Russian: here.

 

Moscow authorities are working to create a new center for migrant detention

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/moscow/2014/04/22/1259915.html.

 

State Duma deputy asked the Ministry of Health to calculate the budget cost for treatment of migrants

In Russian: http://itar-tass.com/obschestvo/1143212.

 

How many illegal immigrants working in Russia today?

In Russian: http://vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=27230:skolko-nelegalnyih-migrantov-rabotaet-segodnya-v-rossii?&Itemid=83.

 

FMS banned entry in Russia for about 600 thousand foreigners

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/society/17935764/.

 

Moscow hosts conference on improvement of national laws on the basis of international labor standards

In English: http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/news/2014/0422.htm.

 

Romodanovskiy: one-third of the CIS visited Russia in recent years

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20140429/1005884147.html.

 

FMS intends to take DNA samples from migrants

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/10366428.

 

"School of migrants’ languages" to open in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

FMS counted in Russia 3.7 million illegal migrants

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20140429/1005882745.html

 

FMS blacklisted 800 thousand migrants

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/569991.

 

Migrants from Russia remitted to the Commonwealth countries 30 billion $ in 2013

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/economy/10373503.

 

 

Multilateral

 

CIS governments actively watch over their emigrants

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/politics/2014-04-22/100_kyrgyzstan.html.

 

 

International News

 

New problems for dual nationals

In Russian: http://www.chrono-tm.org/2014/04/novyie-problemyi-u-bipatridov/.

 

UAE limits the number of foreign labor migrants

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/201884/.

 

 

Analytics

 

Population of the northern regions of Kazakhstan in 2050 to be reduced by nearly a million people

In Russian: http://www.zakon.kz/4619053-naselenie-severnykh-regionov.html.

 

Children of labor migrant - a lost generation for Kyrgyzstan - A.Chykynova

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/newsA.php?st=1397979900.

Migrant workers in Korea  receive the 13th salary in Uzbekistan

 

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/25357437.html.

 

Migrant addition in the Russian army?

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/9438-migrantskoe-popolnenie-v-rossijskoj-armii-obzor-smi-kyrgyzstana-za-nedelju.html.

 

With a broom and a microphone. Migrant workers at the Bolshoi Theater

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/9410-s-metloj-i-mikrofonom-gastarbajtery-na-stsene-bolshogo-teatra.html.

 

Law on Simplification of Russian citizenship: flawed, but accepted and valid

In Russian: http://www.uznews.net/ru/world/26014-zakon-ob-uproschenii-grazhdanstva-rf-nedorabotan-zato-prinat-i-dejstvujet.

 

Does Russia need foreign legion?

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/blogs/2014/04/24/1261211.html.

 

Tough year for migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.radioazadlyg.org/content/migrants-in-russia/25204329.html.

 

Kyrgyz Migrants' Children Left Behind

In English: http://iwpr.net/report-news/kyrgyz-migrants-children-left-behind.

 

Advocating for the rights of migrant workers through Facilitated Labor Migration

In English: http://iom.kg/en/?p=712.

 

Work visas offered to migrants

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/politics/2014-04-30/3_migranty.html.

 

Why has doubled the number of in-migrants

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0595/tema01.php.

 

Moscow and other centers of attraction of migrants

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0595/tema03.php.

 

Where do go temporary labor migrants

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0595/tema04.php.

 

"Tajikistan can feed and dress 20 million people" - head of the Taj Migrant Service Boboev

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1398397920.

 

 

Publications

 

News on Labor migration, № 3(61) March -April 2014

In Russian: http://www.profmigr.com/vestnik/04_2014/.

 

New issue of "Voice of Tajik", "Ovozi Tochikistoniho" № 72

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/vyshel-v-svet-novyj-72-nomer-gazety-golos-tadzhikistancev-%E2%80%9Dovozi-tochikistonixo%E2%80%9D.html.

 

New issue of «Your right. Migration” № 9 May 2014

In Russian: here.

 

Labor market policy – expenditure and participants

In English: http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-DO-13-001/EN/KS-DO-13-001-EN.PDF.

 

International Migration Report 2013

In English: here.

 

Regulation of economic migration: the existing mechanisms and attraction practices, selection and admission of foreign labor and opportunities of coordinated management of labor migration in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Proceedings of the Regional Workshop

In Russian: http://85.21.179.94/russian/publications/seminarMOM_A5web.pdf.

 

New issue of “Compatriots”  № 4, April 2014

In Russian:

http://migratsia.ru/blog/vyshel_v_svet_zhurnal_zemljaki_4_aprel_2014_goda/2014-04-28-171.

 

 

Announcements

 

  Moscow to host the III World Forum of Kyrgyz Diasporas abroad

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/177427-v-moskve-projdet-iii-vsemirnyj-forum-kyrgyzskix.html.

 

The Interact project based at the Migration Policy Centre is looking urgently for collaborators for one-shot small job

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0595/anons.php#2904141.

 

Seminar on "Building capacity and strengthening the interaction of civil servants and employees of LSG, NGOs in the development of strategic documents in the field of labor migration"

In Russian: http://camplatform.org/?p=2429.

 

 


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