American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 80

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 80

Date: October 17 – 30, 2014   

Kazakhstan

 
More than five and a half thousand migrant workers legalized in 
KazakhstanMajority builders from Uzbekistan                                   
In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kazakhstan/society/19890169/.
 
Almaty Police announced amount of penalties threatening guest workers
In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/inworld/kazakhstan/society/19902087/.
 
Migrant workers in Almaty paid into the budget over 71 million tenge
In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2708406.
 
More than 400 immigrants from the CIS arrived in Northern Kazakhstan in 2014
In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2708832.
 
Kazakhstan's parliament ratified an agreement with Russia on the order of citizens stay
In Russian: here.
 
Migrant workers in Kazakhstan divided into 4 categories
In Russian: http://www.kazpravda.kz/news/view/28829.
 
During the years of independence, over 258,000 Oralman returned to Kazakhstan
In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/236119/.
 
Number of all foreign specialists in Kazakhstan - 44% with higher education  (VIDEO)
In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/236109/.

 

Since 2010, flow of labor migrants in Kazakhstan from Russia      increased by 6 times
In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/236144/ 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyzstan hopes to solve the problems of labor migration after joining the EAEC

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/234739/.

 

Ministries to finalize the legal framework in the field of external migration

In Russian: here.

 

Deputies govern external migration         

In Russian: here.

 

Cabinet of Ministries now entirely responsible for migration quotas                                                                                                                              

In Russian: here.

 

National Bank notes the slowdown in growth of remittances from Russia                        

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-291296-ru.html.

 

Government considers the possibility of establishing authority controlling foreign  migrant workers

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/84815.

 

Kyrgyzstan decided to conduct an inventory of external migration flows into the country

In Russian: here.

 

Diplomatic service helps, but does not provide protection for a wide spectrum of migrants' rights

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40717/127.py.

 

Legal literacy: how to get migrant pensions

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz labor migrants rely on social protection in the CU

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/community/11505695.

 

Kyrgyz migrants can get health insurance in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz people hit for administrative violations to withdraw from the "black list" of Russia

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/84727.

 

Migration services actions are not always valid in respect of Kyrgyz    migrants in Russia - Valentina Matviyenko

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/society/full/84699.

 

Amount of remittances in Kyrgyzstan increased by 2.3% for the first 9 months of the current year

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/84875.

 

Handbook for Kyrgyz migrants to prepare in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

Movies memo for migrant workers in their native languages

In Russian: http://advocacy.kg/index.php/2014-21-oktyabrya-2014-filmy-pamyatki-dlya-trudovykh-migrantov-na-ikh-rodnykh-yazykakh.

 

Job center for migrants to open in southern Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.news-asia.ru/view/ks/7469.

 

How to get a job abroad and avoid scams?

 In Russian: http://www.vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=30586:kak-ustroitsya-na-rabotu-za-rubezhom-i-izbezhat-moshennikov?&Itemid=80.

 

Chinese illegal immigrants detained in Batken to leave the country at their own expense

 In Russian: http://www.vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=23512:kitayskie-nelegalyi-zaderzhannyie-v-batkene-pokinut-respubliku-za-svoy-schet&Itemid=83.

 

Foundation to support migrant workers to help Kyrgyz citizens in Russia

In Russian:  here.

 

Problem of adaptation of rural migrants to discuss in NISI

In Russian: here.

 

Problems of migrant workers abroad related to blacklists, unpaid wages, pension and health care issues

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/188984-problemy-trudovyx-migrantov-za-rubezhom.html.

 

State authorities denied foreign specialists work permit

In Russian: here.

 

Civil sector urged to promote legal migration

In Russian: http://www.vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=30603:grazhdanskiy-sektor-prizvali-propagandirovat-legalnuyu-trudovuyu-migratsiyu&Itemid=80.

 

For the issuance of work permits for foreigners to introduce a rating system

In Russian: here.

 

Expert: Get permission to work in the KR for a month is unrealistic

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz citizens can work in Russia on equal rights with migrants from Kazakhstan and Belarus in the framework of CU – CC of PA "The movement of labor migrants in Russia"

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40734/208.py.

 

Kyrgyzstan also has guest workers

In Russian: http://www.vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=30611:v-kyirgyizstane-tozhe-est-gastarbayteryi&Itemid=80.

 

Kyrgyz citizens in Russia earned more than two million dollars

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/11477823.

 

This year only 12,990 foreigners are allowed to work in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: here.

 

Migrants who travel outside of the country do not connect their future with our country, because they do not see any prospects here

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40741/391.py.

 

From 2015 Kyrgyz citizens can enter the Russian Federation only with the foreign passports

In Russian: here.

 

Unemployed people legally employed in South Korea

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40730/246.py.

 

1 thousand 346 migrants live in Naryn for 9 months

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-292910-ru.html.

 

11 communities of internal migrants in Osh presented to the mayor their requests for inclusion in the 2015 budget

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-292851-ru.html.

 

Several dozen workers from Kyrgyzstan detained in Moscow

In Russian: here.

  

 

Tajikistan

 

Tajik President supported migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.region.kg/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1200:2014-10-18-19-25-33&catid=39:2013-03-01-13-06-27&Itemid=48.

 

Mayors of Moscow and Dushanbe discussed the situation of migrants in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/node/197092.

 

Tajikistan asks Russia to simplify the system of examinations for migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikistan-prosit-rossiyu-uprostit-sistemu-ekzamenov-dlya-migrantov.

 

More than 300 thousand of Tajik citizens registered in Moscow since the beginning of the year

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/bolee-300-tys-tadzhikskikh-grazhdan-vstali-na-uchet-v-moskve-s-nachala-goda.

 

During the last week for 42 Tajik citizens denied entry to Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/za-poslednyuyu-nedelyu-42-grazhdanam-tadzhikistana-otkazano-vo-vezde-v-rossiyu.

 

Ambassador of the Federal Migration Service of Tajikistan asked to comment on the operation "Illegal-2014"

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/posol-tadzhikistana-poprosil-fms-rf-prokommentirovat-operatsiyu-nelegal-2014.

 

Tajikistan Head of Labor Ministry visited single migration center of Moscow region

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/glava-mintruda-tadzhikistana-posetila-edinyi-migratsionnyi-tsentr-moskovskoi-oblasti.

 

Delegation monitors progress of the operation "Migrant -2014"

In Russian: http://tajmigration.ru/news/289-predstavitelstvo-otslezhivaet-hod-operacii-migrant-2014.html.

 

Branch of Moscow State University in Dushanbe to help Tajik labor migrants in testing the knowledge of Russian language

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/filial-mgu-v-dushanbe-pomozhet-tadzhikskim-trudovym-migrantam-pri-testirovanii-znanii-russkogo-.

 

FMS: passport for citizens of Tajikistan streamline their entry into the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20141029/1030796873.html.

 

Leader of Moscow-based “Tajik Labor Migrants” public association detained

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-moskve-zaderzhan-lider-tadzhikskikh-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

 

Deputies adopted job creation program for 2015

In Russian: http://www.uza.uz/ru/politics/deputaty-prinyali-programmu-sozdaniya-rabochikh-mest-na-2015.

 

In order to provide employment

In Russian: http://www.gov.uz/ru/press/economics/27253.

 

India to help Uzbekistan in the creation of new jobs

In Russian: http://ria.ru/world/20141030/1030951046.html.

 

Uzbekistan currency Sum cheaper due to appreciation of the dollar in Russia

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/economy/1861972.html.

 

Number of HIV-infected growing among migrant workers in Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://www.uznews.net/ru/society/27970-sredi-trudovyh-migrantov-v-uzbekistane-rastet-kolichestvo-vich-inficirovannyh.

  

 

Russia

 

State Duma decided to stimulate labor migration

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2014/10/22/1330080.html.

 

State Duma approved a bill introducing health insurance for migrants

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/11450068.

 

Press conference of the head of Russian Federal Migration Service Konstantin Romodanovskii for MIA "Russia Today"

In Russian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r4P1itCStA&feature=youtu.be.

 

Employers to deduct 1.8% of migrant’s salary to insurance fund

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/economy/11455618.

 

Maximum stay of labor migrants in Russia to be 3 years

In Russian: http://regions.ru/news/2534118/.

 

New system of granting patents for work may be introduced in Moscow since 2015

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40707/203.py.

 

Two to four years for work on migration code

In Russian: http://rodina.ru/novosti/ZHuravlyov-Narabotu-nadMigracionnym-kodeksom-ujdyot-otdvux-dochetyryox-let.

 

Deputy FM: Every year more than 6 million citizens of Central Asia come to Russia

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2014/10/23/1330550.html.

 

Russia does not refuse migrants, and the country needs a civilized migration

In Russian: http://council.gov.ru/press-center/news/47702/.

 

Media: Russian Cabinet reduce quotas for migrant workers

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/economy/11498028.

 

FMS: Uzbek citizens are more likely to violate the migration regime in Russia

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20141029/1030795161.html.

 

Operation "Migrant", the results are impressive

In Russian: http://news.mail.ru/video/224019/.

 

 

Multilateral

 

No citizens of CIS countries among political refugees in Greece

In Russian: http://www.mkgreece.gr/articles/2014/10/29/sredi-politemigrantov-v-grecii-net-grazhdan-stran-sng.html.

 

Migrant workers from Central Asia pulled in Crimea

In Russian: http://www.news-asia.ru/view/uz/7496 

 

International News

 

Youth employment in the CIS discussed in St Petersburg

In English: http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/news/2014/1013.htm.

 

Merkel condemned Cameron for the idea to limit migration to the UK

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/world/11478819. 

 

 

Analytics

 

Migrants: The American Dream Series 4 A. Khakimov

In Russian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugAk1wC35pY&list=UUpipWrJPjZbcOb7CrHCIS5Q.

 

Government introduces new restrictions on the work of migrants

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/578502.

 

Integration forces abandon stereotypes

In Russian: http://www.vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=30527:integratsiya-vyinuzhdaet-otkazyivatsya-ot-stereotipov&Itemid=125.

 

Migrants change status

In Russian: http://www.vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=30462:migrantyi-menyayut-status&Itemid=127.

 

Sanctions: impoverished migrants

In Russian: here.

 

Moscow broadcasts migrant-phobia for the whole country

In Russian: http://www.gazeta.ru/comments/2014/10/19_a_6267325.shtml.

 

More than 6 thousand vacancies in employment service

In Russian: http://www.vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=30541:v-sluzhbe-zanyatosti-bolee-6-tyis-vakantnyih-rabochih-mest&Itemid=80.

 

Experts: migration processes in Russia cannot be stopped

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/11509767.

 

Foreign labor market: to attract and control

In Russian: http://www.kazpravda.kz/articles/view/28204.

 

Foggy tomorrow: Who will pay pensions to migrants?

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40731/727.py.

 

Migrant workers when moving from south to north Kazakhstan get support from the state

In Russian: http://radiotochka.kz/5221-trudovym-migrantam-pri-pereezde-s-yuga-na-sever-kazahstana-budet-okazyvatsya-podderzhka-gosudarstva.html.

 

Migrant Cases

In Russian: http://www.mk.kg/articles/2014/10/29/dela-migrantskie.html.

 

UN system has effective mechanisms addressing labor migration

In Russian: http://www.un.org.kg/ru/-/news-releases/article/65-news-center/6394-sistema-oon-obladaet-effektivnymi-me-anizmami-resheniya-problem-trudovoj-migracii.

 

Customs Union: to improve the lives of migrants

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/26665946.html

 

What is to be Uzbek in Orlov Oblast?

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/13318-kakovo-byt-uzbekom-v-orlovskoj-oblasti.html.

 

Russia and new quotas for migrants

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/13408-rossija-i-novye-kvoty-dlja-migrantov.html.

 

Russian Scientists offer to pay migrants mobile pensions

In Russian: here.

 

Migrants Life from construction fence

In Russian: http://rus.azattyq.org/content/migranty-stroitelstvo-bavne-dave-interview/26658393.html.

 

Ruble fall hit the wallets of migrants from CIS

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/economy/11508079.

 

Expert: New law on foreigners migration instill respect for Russia

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/11471986.

 

 

Publications

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 21, November 2014

In Russian: here.

 

Our new publication - National tripartite social dialogue: an ILO guide for improved governance

In English: here.

 

Labour migration: Facts and figures

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/media-centre/issue-briefs/WCMS_239651/lang--en/index.htm

  

 

Announcements

 

International Conference on “European and Eurasian migration system: similarities and differences of legal regulation” in Russia

In English: http://www.educactive.com/conferences/2014/oct/16/international-conference-european-and-eurasian-mig.html.

 

Press conference on the legal and humanitarian aspects of labor migration

In Russian: http://ria.ru/announce/20141017/1028713898.html.

 

 


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