American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 84

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 84

Date: December 12 - 25, 2014 

Kazakhstan

 

About 30 thousand labor migrants work in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://www.kazpravda.kz/news/view/okolo-30-tis-trudovih-migrantov-rabotaut-v-kazahstane.

 

Migration Issues discussed

In Russian: http://www.kazpravda.kz/fresh/view/obsuzhdeni-voprosi-migratsii.

 

Service sector in Kazakhstan to become the main source of jobs for the move to the cities

In Russian: here.

 

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will extend visa-free regime for their citizens

In Russian: here.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Workbook presentation of Russian expert "Integration of Migrants: European experience and prospects of Russia" in NISI

In Russian: http://nisi.kg/ru-news-900.

 

Action dedicated for migrants in Bishkek

In Russian: here.

 

Rallies in memory of dead migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Bishkek and Osh

In Russian: here.

 

17th meeting of the Grand Public Council held on the occasion of the International Day of Migrants and dedicated to make public the results of joint work on migration issues for 2014

In Russian: http://www.mz.gov.kg/ru/content/18122014-sostoyalos-17-oe-zasedanie-bolshogo-obshchestvennogo-soveta-bos-priurochennogo-k.

 

Incomes of Kyrgyz migrants in Russia are falling along with the ruble

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/87860.

 

Kyrgyz Government urged not to count the money coming from migrant workers

In Russian: here.

 

National Bank of the KR: There is a possibility to reduce remittances, worst-case scenario - the consequences of the 2008 crisis

In Russian: http://kabar.kg/economics/full/87958.

 

Despite the depreciation of the ruble, number of people willing to go to Russia to work is not reduced, - owner of the company on sending to Russia

In Russian: http://turmush.kg/ru/news:99402.

 

Forum on labor migration held in Leilek region

In Russian: http://turmush.kg/ru/news:98992.

 

Migrants from the KR can apply to the Ministry of Labor representative in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Ministry of Labor: migrant remittances from Russia - at the same level

In Russian: here.

 

Expert: Customs Union will not increase the flow of migrants from Kyrgyzstan to Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz citizens can remotely get a job in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Labor migrants created investment fund "Quench Kazyna" to support Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/newsA.php?st=1419231600.

 

Azamat Aitbaev "There is no massive return of migrants from Russia to Kyrgyzstan"

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/88097.

 

Diaspora supported the maintenance of a separate state agency on migration

In Russian: here.

 

FMS representative held a press conference at the Embassy of the KR in RF

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-303536-ru.html.

 

In the new year the Kyrgyz people still can enter Russia on the ID-card

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20141223/22225.html.

 

Kyrgyzstan to lose about 70% of the $ 2.5 billion remittances because of the crisis in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

More than 80% of external migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Russia

In Russian: http://kginfo.ru/index.php/migranty/item/3029-bolee-80-vneshnih-migrantov-iz-kyrgyzstana-prihoditsya-na-rossiyu.html.

 

11 thousand Kyrgyz people with Russian citizenship returned to their homeland because of the crisis in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

Earnings of Kyrgyz migrants in Turkey fell by 50% due to lower tourist flow from Russia

In Russian: http://kyrtag.kg/news/zarabotki-kyrgyzskikh-migrantov-v-turtsii-upali-na-50-iz-za-snizheniya-potoka-turistov-iz-rossii/.

 

133,000 legally employed Kyrgyz people counted in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

FMS of Russia plans to open passport and visa service branch office in Osh for migrants

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20141223/22223.html.

  

 

Tajikistan

 

IOM offers to train migrant workers how to use their earnings

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/mom-predlagaet-obuchat-trudovykh-migrantov-tomu-kak-rasporyazhatsya-svoim-zarabotkom.

 

Volume of remittances from Russia to Tajikistan remains almost at last year's level

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/obem-denezhnykh-perevodov-iz-rossii-v-tadzhikistan-ostaetsya-prakticheski-na-proshlogodnem-urov.

 

RT CEC refutes FMS data on the number of Tajik citizens in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tsik-rt-oprovergaet-dannye-fms-o-chislennosti-tadzhikskikh-grazhdan-v-rossii.

 

Tajik migrants have a holiday today

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/u-tadzhikskikh-migrantov-segodnya-prazdnik.

 

CHR carries out a campaign in honor of International Migrants Day

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tspch-provodit-aktsiyu-v-chest-mezhdunarodnogo-dnya-migranta.

 

Socio-cultural adaptation of Muslim migrants discussed in Samara

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-samare-obsudili-voprosy-sotsialno-kulturnoi-adaptatsii-migrantov-musulman.

 

More than 225 thousand new jobs were created in Tajikistan since the beginning of the year 2014

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-s-nachala-goda-sozdano-svyshe-225-tys-novykh-rabochikh-mest.

 

Migration: the time for words has passed - time to act

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/migratsiya-vremya-slov-proshlo-nastalo-vremya-deistvovat.

 

Tajik authorities expressed the need for a new way to respond to migration

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/tadzhikskie-vlasti-zayavlyayut-o-neobkhodimosti-po-novomu-reagirovat-na-migratsionnye-protsessy.

 

Civil society raising the alarm because of the growth of female migration

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/grazhdanskoe-obshchestvo-bet-trevogu-iz-za-rosta-zhenskoi-migratsii.

 

Economic activity in Tajikistan to be determined by the scale of remittances - EDB

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2014/12/23/ekonomicheskaya_aktivnost_tadzhikista.

 

Norwegian MFA took care of abandoned wives of Khatlon migrant workers

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/mid-norvegii-pozabotilsya-ob-ostavlennykh-zhenakh-trudovykh-migrantov-khatlona.

 

Employers in Russia underpaid 1 billion rubles for citizens of Tajikistan

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/news/26759817.html.

 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Financial flow between Uzbekistan and Russia demonstrates reduction

In Russian: http://www.anons.uz/article/economics/14824/.

 

Expert: Uzbekistan's GDP may drop by a third due to falling incomes of migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/polit/1877849.html.

 

Because of fear of jihad returning from Russia Uzbek migrants are subjected to interrogation

In Russian: http://inozpress.kg/news/view/id/43347.

 

Russia's ambassador to Uzbekistan, 20 thousand people of the republic want to change citizenship to Russian

In Russian: http://regnum.ru/news/fd-abroad/uzbek/1877479.html.

 

 

Russia

 

SCO leading experts discussed migration policy in Moscow

In Russian: https://www.1tv.ru/news/social/273946.

 

Labor migrants leave Russia because of ruble’s collapse - media

In Russian: http://zn.ua/WORLD/gastarbaytery-pokidayut-rossiyu-iz-za-obvala-rublya-smi-162266_.html.

 

Media: migrant children can begin to learn Russian language in special schools

In Russian: http://russian.rt.com/article/64650.

 

Head of IC requires mandatory fingerprinting of all migrants in Russia

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20141211/1037659695.html.

 

Migrants and the potential threat of extremism: forum in Chuvashia

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/society/1876372.html.

 

Moscow Mayor counted in the city 900 thousand migrants

In Russian: http://lenta.ru/news/2014/12/15/migrant/.

 

Number of migrants from the former Soviet republics in Moscow decreased by 15-20%

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20141212/1037819437.html.

 

300 Russian language courses for migrant workers in Russia

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/11785703.

 

Medvedev signed a decree on quotas for migrant workers in 2015

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2014/12/23/1351361.html.

 

Migrants to be entitled to medical care and hospital

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2014/12/05/migranty.html.

 

Banks record decline in migrant remittances from Russia

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/581266.

 

Russia plans to repost blacklist for foreigners

In Russian: http://www.migrasib.ru/news/300/.

 

IOM: Because of the crisis in the Russia workers go to another country

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/news-303564-ru.html.

 

Konstantin Romodanovsky: Russia remains an attractive destination for migrants

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2014/12/22/romodanovskii-site.html.

 

Head of the movement "Tajik labor migrants": Russia must provide migrants social package

In Russian: http://regnum.ru/news/fd-abroad/tajik/1880414.html.

 

Head of the Federal Migration Service said about the preservation of the number of migrant workers in Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/glava-fms-zayavil-o-sokhranenii-kolichestva-trudovykh-migrantov-v-rossii.

 

Russia: Conduct a comprehensive exam for migrants commend to five universities. A list of test questions

In Russian: here.

 

Tutorials for migrant children in St. Petersburg schools

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/42/40949/533.py.

 

NGOs involved in the adaptation of migrants, recognized as "socially oriented"

In Russian: http://www.hro.org/node/21043.

 

Outflow of migrant workers from Russia after the New Year may reach 25% of the total

In Russian: http://aif.kg/novosti/novosti-dnya/10023-ottok-trudovyh-migrantov-iz-rossii-posle-novogo-goda-mozhet-sostavit-25-ot-ih-obschego-chisla.html.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Center for migrants from Central Asia to create in the area of the Domodedovo airport

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20141213/22167.html.

 

 

International News

 

Greatest number of deaths among migrants recorded in 2014

In Russian: http://www.kazpravda.kz/news/view/naibolshee-chislo-smertei-sredi-migrantov-zafiksirovano-v-2014-godu.

 

Launch of pioneering new report "Migration and youth: Challenges and opportunities"

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/topics/labour-migration/news-statements/WCMS_329298/lang--en/index.htm.

 

UN expert: there already return of migrant workers from Russia

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/ekspert-oon-uzhe-nablyudaetsya-protsess-vozvrashcheniya-trudovykh-migrantov-iz-rossii.

 

 

Analytics

 

Working in Russia became unprofitable for guest workers

In Russian: http://www.mpsh.ru/59-gastarbayteram-stalo-nevygodno-rabotat-v-rossii.html.

 

"You want - you do not want, but must." From Tajikistan to Russia: the vulnerability and exploitation of illegal migrant workers and their families.

In Russian: http://camplatform.org/information-resources/press/press-release/item/443-press-release-19092014.

 

Saving Migrant Lives – International Migrants Day

In English: http://iom.kg/en/?p=799  

 

The falling ruble will not return Kyrgyz migrants from Russia to their homeland

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/14165-padajuschij-rubl-ne-vernet-kyrgyzskih-migrantov-iz-rossii-na-rodinu.html.

 

New rules for migrants: Get a patent will be harder and more expensive

In Russian: http://www.fergananews.com/articles/8342.

 

Easy to be a migrant?

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/11811148.

 

How much does information for the migrant cost

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/skolko-stoit-informatsiya-dlya-migranta.

 

Moscow. The first migrants passed a comprehensive exam - "Izvestia"

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1418786760.

 

Global Migration Group releases new book on youth and migration

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/topics/labour-migration/news-statements/WCMS_329361/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Head of IOM Mission: flow of migrants within the EAEC increase, but not significantly

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/244943/.

 

Flew away, but promised to return

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2014/12/22/romodanovskii-site.html.

 

Federal Migration Service: we do not close the gate for migrants!

In Russian: http://krg.rus4all.ru/exclusive/20141222/725643675.html.

 

Sergey Temryakovich: Russia is using a new scheme of migrants employment

In Russian: here.

 

Welcome? Migrants from Russia may move en masse to Kazakhstan

In Russian: here.

 

Where crisis in Russia chases migrants?

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/26761736.html.

 

Nightmare of migrant

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/strashnyi-son-migranta.

 

Geomigration: mainstream

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/geomigratsiya-meinstrim.

 

Emigrants from Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan mass leave Russia- the report of Rosstat

In Russian: http://russian.eurasianet.org/node/61601.

 

Uzbekistan: Ruble’s Rout Breeds Uncertainty for Central Asian Migrants

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/71471.

 

Labor migration ruble

In Russian: http://kommersant.ru/doc/2639987?isSearch=True.

 

 

Publications

 

"Migration XXI Century" Independent News and Analysis Journal, № 6-7 (26-27), November-December 2014

In Russian: http://mirpal.org/files/files/migraciaXXI-26-27.pdf.

 

Newsletter #4 - December 2014

In Russian: http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/info/files/14_4en.pdf.

 

Forecasting migration between the EU, V4 and Eastern Europe: Impact of Visa Abolition

In English: http://www.osw.waw.pl/sites/default/files/migration_report_0.pdf

 

Migrants, migrant-phobia and migration policy

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2014/0623/biblio02.php

 

 

Announcements

 

Media Announcement

In Russian: http://www.iom.kz/images/inform/PressMigrantDay14rus.pdf.

 

Migration Management Diploma Programme

In English: http://employment.kg/migration-management-diploma-programme/.

 

 


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