American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 78

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 78

Date: September 19 – October 2, 2014  

Kazakhstan

 

Construction works stopped in Kazakhstan due to problems with the law on migrants - Senator

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/kazahstane-ostanovilos-stroitelstvo-iz-za-problem-zakonom-migrantah---senator-262387/.

 

Migration in Astana: Daily 300-400 foreigners temporarily registered

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/migratsiya-astane-ejednevno-300-400-inostrantsev-vremenno-registriruyutsya-262389/.

 

Quotas for foreign labor force for 2014 set

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2700413.

 

With CU uniform visa uncontrolled flow of migrants can rush to Kazakhstan - expert

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/markets/edinoy-vizoy-ts-kazahstan-hlyinut-nekontroliruemyiy-potok-migrantov---ekspert-262627/.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Labor: Issue of organized recruitment of migrants in the Russian

Federation to be solved soon

In Russian: here.

 

Delegation of Kyrgyzstan in Dushanbe takes part in the V Regional Forum for the Protection of migrant workers

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/82877.

 

Tajikistan is learning experience of center for citizens employment abroad in Bishkek  

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/83014.

 

First survey conducted among migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Russia 

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40635/456.py.

 

Two public associations request to tighten immigration policy and the number of foreigners in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://namba.kg/news/read.php?id=2936291.

 

NSC: Almost a third of departing from Kyrgyzstan for permanent residency are Kyrgyz

In Russian: here.

 

55% of labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan prefer to work in Russia, and 22% - in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40641/380.py.

 

Book of Kyrgyz writer "Invasion of migrants" presented in Moscow

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/science-and-culture/full/83186.

 

Photos of migrants set out in cargo containers in New York

In Russian: here

 

Center for Studying the Russian language and testing opened in Osh

In Russian: here.

 

Migrants from Chui and Osh oblasts to be screened for tuberculosis, HIV and hepatitis

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/186818-migrantov-iz-chujskoj-i-oshskoj-oblastej.html.

 

Migrants from Kyrgyzstan helped the international research

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40651/316.py.

 

Total of migrant remittances in rubles is not reduced - National Bank of KR

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/83366.

 

Ministry of Labor, Migration and Youth of KR: Presentation of the study on youth of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/pressreliz/full/83570.

 

Hundreds of people do not want to leave illegal settlements near Bishkek

In Russian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtymNzetUxo.

 

Expert: remittances reduce due to sanctions against Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Remittances increased by 1.8% and amounted to more than 1 billion $

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/83602.

 

Number of migrants from Kyrgyzstan working in constructions decrease in Russia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40649/588.py.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

IOM informs Tajik labor migrants about innovations in Russia’s labor

legislation

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/mom-informiruet-trudovykh-migrantov-iz-tadzhikistana-s-novovvedeniyami-v-rossiiskom-zakonodatel.

 

Immigration authorities in Tajikistan again helped migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnye-vlasti-tadzhikistana-v-ocherednoi-raz-pomogli-trudovym-migrantam.

 

ILO to assist Tajikistan to ensure inclusive growth of employment

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/mot-pomozhet-tadzhikistanu-obespechit-inklyuzivnyi-rost-zanyatosti-naseleniya.

 

Volgograd plans offer jobs to Tajik migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-volgograde-zhdut-tadzhikskikh-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

CSTO member countries discussed the fight against illegal migration in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/strany-chleny-odkb-obsudili-v-dushanbe-voprosy-borby-s-nezakonnoi-migratsiei.

 

Tajikistan: Illegal migration is a threat to national security in the member states of the CSTO

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/231349/.

 

Immigration authorities of Tajikistan examine terms of the tests on the Russian language

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsionnye-vlasti-tadzhikistana-oznakomyatsya-s-usloviyami-provedeniya-testov-po-russkomu-ya.

 

Head of the Ministry of Labor, Migration and Employment of Tajikistan received EBRD council

In Russian: here.

 

Labor migrants from Tajikistan continue to be explained on the new rules of stay in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/trudovym-migrantam-iz-tadzhikistana-prodolzhayut-razyasnyat-novye-pravila-prebyvaniya-v-rossii.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

  State Statistics in Uzbekistan did not find migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.uznews.net/ru/society/27629-gosudarstvennaja-statistika-v-uzbekistane-trudovyh-migrantov-ne-obnaruzhila.

 

Russian defenders of migrants rights "did not notice" millions of Uzbeks

In Russian: http://www.uznews.net/ru/society/27666-rossijskije-zaschitniki-prav-migrantov-ne-zametili-millionov-uzbekov.

 

400,000 Uzbeks in blacklist of Migration Service of Russia

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/12672-400-tysjach-uzbekov-popali-v-chernyj-spisok-migratsionnoj-sluzhby-rossii.html.

 

 

Russia

 

  FMS of Russia proposes to divide migrants into categories

In Russian: http://vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=30000:fms-rossii-predlagaet-razdelit-migrantov-na-kategorii&Itemid=80.

 

FMS: level of the exam for migrants should depend on the purpose of travel

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20140922/1025107615.html.

 

Hunting for illegal migrants’ starts in Russia

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/news/v-rossii-nachinaetsya-okhota-na-nelegalnykh-migrantov-newsID402695.html.

 

FMS: Currently more than 4.3 million of illegal migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2572839?isSearch=True.

 

FMS of Russia supported the "one-time and short-term" amnesty for illegal immigrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/40648/601.py.

 

Migrants in Russia asking to translate the exam on their native languages

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40661/448.py.

 

Migrant workers can have access to Russian pensions

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/577198.

 

Remittances from Russia to go up

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40657/499.py.

 

Exams for migrants to be translated

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/11318880.

 

 

Multilateral

 

For 1 million citizens of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan entrance to the country is closed- the FMS of Russia

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40644/95.py.

 

Because of Russian orders migrants from the CIS countries cannot get out of Abkhazia

In Russian: http://russian.eurasianet.org/node/61191.

 

 

International News

 

Migration is one of the most challenging issues of the 21st century, says

UN official

In English: http://www.ticotimes.net/2014/09/19/migration-is-one-of-the-most-challenging-issues-of-the-21st-century-says-un-official.

 

Migration and poverty. Self-organization from below. El Paso.

In Russian: http://migrocenter.livejournal.com/226439.html.

 

IOM Releases New Data on Migrant Fatalities Worldwide: Almost 40,000 Since 2000

In English: http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/news-and-views/news-releases/news-listing/iom-releases-new-data-on-migrant.html.

 

 

Analytics

 

  Migrant worker: no defense, attack

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40643/355.py.

 

Migrants from the Kyrgyz Republic well informed on the availability of Kyrgyz organizations in Moscow and actively use their services

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40640/418.py.

 

Chinese migration to Kazakhstan is likely to intensify in 10 years - expert

In Russian: http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/kitayskaya-migratsiya-v-kazahstan-mojet-usilitsya-cherez-10-let---ekspert-262236/.

 

NSC: Migration outflow from Kyrgyzstan decreased

In Russian: here.

 

Chinese migration is not fearful but its impact

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0611/gazeta011.php.

 

Volume of remittances in Central Asia will grow

In Russian: http://berlek-nkp.com/2859-cgi-berlek-edinstvo-obem-denezhnyh-perevodov-migrantov-stran-centralnoy-azii-vyrastet.html.

 

Uzbek migrants sending less money from Russia

In Russian: http://www.uznews.net/ru/central-asia/27660-iz-za-sankcij-migranty-stali-otpravlat-menshe-deneg-iz-rossii.

 

Migrant children are forced to learn Russian

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/26599438.html.

 

Migrant workers can be "asked" from Russia after a year

In Russian: http://www.uznews.net/ru/economy/27692-gastarbajterov-mogut-poprosit-iz-rossii-cherez-god.

 

Migrant workers cramming the Russian language  

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1411356660.

 

Migration and Kyrgyzstan: Challenges and Opportunities

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40650/328.py.

 

Migrants in the labor market

In Russian: http://www.forbes.ru/mneniya-photogallery/idei/269239-it-migranty-terrorizm-7-novykh-nauchnykh-issledovanii/photo/1.

 

Russia. Notify on the dual citizenship

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/26615279.html.

 

Where to learn the Russian for future guest worker?

In Russian: http://www.uznews.net/ru/society/27737-gde-vyuchit-russkij-buduschemu-gastarbajteru.

 

Labor migrants from Central Asia and refugees from Lugansk - a source of profit for some people in Russia - E.Hanymamedov

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1411935840.

 

Why are we afraid of Chinese migrants?

In Russian: here

 

 

Publications

 

"Migration XXI Century" Independent News and Analysis Journal, № 3-4 (23-24), May-August 2014

In Russian: http://mirpal.org/files/files/migraciaXXI-23-24%20(2).pdf.

 

"Labor rights of foreign workers and other useful tips"

In Russian: http://www.fergananews.com/archive/2014/Trudovie_prava_migrantov.pdf.

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 19, October 2014

In Russian: here.

 

New issue of IOM Moscow Newsletter, Issue 31, December - August, 2014

In English: http://moscow.iom.int/newsletters/ne31.pdf.

 

Migration Policy Practice (Volume IV, Number 3, July–September 2014)

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=50&products_id=1392.

 

 

Announcements

 

CSTO General Secretary Nikolai Bordyuzha to speak in Dushanbe coordinating council on illegal migration

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40656/265.py.

 

Webinar: Migration and legislation

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/1926-02-oktyabrya-2014-temy-vebinara-migratsiya-i-zakonodatelstvo.

 

Migrants: Turkey

In Russian: http://5tv.kg/migranty-turciya/.

 

 


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