American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 9

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 9

Date: March 31 – April 20, 2012

 

Kazakhstan

 

Employment program to support up to 200 thousand Kazakhstanis in 2012

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0505/panorm01.php#15.

 

Kazakh Diaspora Leader is not allowed to leave Turkmenistan

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:944361/ or here.

 

Minimum cost of living in March 2012 estimated at $ 109

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:931851/ or here.

 

Poverty line in Kazakhstan for the 2nd quarter 2012 estimated $47

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:936721/ or here.

 

Southern Kazakhstan oblast’s police free pregnant woman from sexual slavery

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:945861/ or here.

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Significant cut in remittances anticipated for Kyrgyzstan in 2012

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1334560930/.

 

Cross-charged pension system for labor migrants to be developed by the year end

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1333523075/.

 

Social Development Ministry develops provision on repatriation of children abandoned by parents abroad

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:946261/ or here.

 

Parliament votes on bill regulating fine for registration rules violation by foreigners in KR

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:934681/ or here.

 

Kyrgyzstan re-appeals to RF to review simplified registration procedures and work permit, - R.Kazakbaev

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:935841/ or here.

 

MPs express concern over migrants’ rights abroad

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1334226363/.

 

Akhmatbek Keldibekov: “No one is concerned with labor migrants’ problems”

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1334302571/.

 

Moscow welcomes Kyrgyz migrants, Lavrov says

In English:  http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=11745.

 

Stats Secretary of Labor Ministry is dismissed from his post

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1334146035/.

 

Russia’s MFA Head S.Lavrov tells KRSU students on illegal migration problems

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:936181/ or here.

 

KR Embassy in Russia informs about 24 minor children in Moscow and Moscow oblast abandoned by Kyrgyz women

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:946241/ or here.

 

Due to Consular Office of KR in RF fault Kyrgyz citizens get serious problems in the border

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/38508/64.py.

 

Kyrgyz citizens demand punishment for compatriots who sent them to Russia illegally

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3955&Itemid=35.

 

Cooperation agreement signed between Association “Zamandash” and Public Foundation “Kyrgyz Bulagy”

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/32/38484/114.py.

 

Ambassador of KR in Tajikistan holds meeting with Kyrgyz Diaspora in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:948141/ or here.

 

Some students from Kyrgyzstan in Turkey study for 10 years to work, General Consular of KR in Istanbul

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/38479/726.py.

 

Ethnic Kyrgyz returning for permanent stay in Kyrgyzstan exempted from state taxation in receiving passports

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/38527/365.py.

 

Head of Primorye Diaspora: Kyrgyz migrants do not have Russian language problems

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38543/744.py.

 

How to get own child from a hospital?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3885&Itemid=35.

 

Students from Kyrgyzstan in Moscow request KR Embassy in RF to help in organizing intellectual games

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1334733993/.

 

Cup of Association “Zamandash” to be contested in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/2/38538/314.py.

 

Feature film “Ayat - 2” screened in Russian cities

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/34/38458/372.py.

 

Kyrgyz poetry evening held in St. Petersburg’s Friendship House

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1334656606/. 

 

Tajikistan

 

Alternative report presented to UN Committee on labor migrants’ rights in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/v-dushanbe-prezentovali-alternativnyi-doklad-v-komitet-oon-po-pravam-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Remittances sent from  Russia in 2011 makes 50% of Tajikistan’s GDP

In Russian: here.

 

Russian Migration service to assist in sending bodies of Tajik migrants dies in St.Petersburg

In Russian:  here.

 

Russian FMS prepares “Gastarbeiter candidates” in Dushanbe

In Russian: here.

 

Number of problems of Tajik migrants solved in RF

In Russian:  here.

 

Income and savings increased by 40% in Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

More than half million Tajiks go to Russia yearly

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/polit/1521756.html.

 

Kulyab labor migrants trained in HIV/AIDS safety measures before going to Moscow

In Russian:  here.

 

S. Devonaev to meet national diaspora representatives living in Tajikistan

In Russian:  here.

 

Tajik citizens invited to Russia for studies

In Russian: here. 

 

Migration flows directed to the right stream

In Russian: here.

 

Remittances sent by Tajik “breadwinners” to Tajikistan exceeds annual budget

In Russian: here.

 

Forces united in south of Tajikistan on prevention of HIV/AIDS

In Russian: here.

 

Departure of Tajikistanis for labor migration negatively effects their children’s psychological state

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0505/panorm01.php#25.

 

Nearly 760 women with HIV registered in Tajikistan

In Russian: here.

 

Issues of illegitimate children of labor migrants discussed in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.regnum.ru/news/economy/1521354.html.

 

Head of Russian FMS names mass deportation of Tajik migrants and pilots’ case of Rolkan company as a coincidence

In Russian: here.

 

Nowhere to go but Russia for Tajik migrants

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0505/panorm01.php#20.

 

RF bans fruits and vegetables in hand baggage from three CIS countries

In Russian: here. 

 

Uzbekistan

 

Additional measures on forced child labor elimination approved in Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:934481/ or here.

 

One of the reasons of fire in Moscow market where 17 Uzbek citizens died may be arson

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:945661/ or here. 

 

Russia

 

RF Ministry of Health and Social Development increases migration quota in 2012

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1300.

 

FMS simplify migration procedures for foreign students

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1302.

 

RF and USA – leaders on number of arriving migrants

In Russian: http://politikus.ru/policy/1011-rf-i-ssha-lidery-po-kolichistvu-pribyvayuschih-migrantov.html.

 

Shoigu: migrants problems should be solved at federal level

In Russian: here.

 

Notification of Russia’s FMS on execution of duties by employers on paying off salaries for the 1 quarter of 2012

In Russian: http://www.brp-group.com/node/279.

 

Migrants’ medical insurance should be paid by their employer

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1334302694/.

 

Research: migrants’ children are more intelligent and healthy than Russians

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1333355955/.

 

Head of St. Petersburg and Lenin oblast FMS: Labor migration concept to be released in RF

In Russian: http://www.newspb.ru/allnews/1522291/.

 

Russia to receive only educated migrants

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/10/38548/979.py.

 

It is more complicated to get Russian citizenship

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38447/423.py.

 

Young migrant course

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3965&Itemid=35.

 

Moscow bailiff officers deported more than 500 illegal migrants from Russia since the beginning of the year

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3802&Itemid=35.

 

Official: What is needed to avoid problems with migrants is to register them before entering RF borders

In Russian: http://www.newspb.ru/allnews/1522335/.

 

Moscow refuses inviting hundreds of thousand migrants and will develop industry

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1301.

 

First results of activities in 2012 presented in Omsk FMS

In Russian: http://ufms.omsk.ru/www/ufms.nsf/0/B5F59CA2B2B26D19C62579E5001DEAE5.

 

Debates on migrants’ rights to be held in Petersburg school

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/04/20/Debaty-o-pravakh-migrantov-proidut-v-peterburgskoi-shkole-273480.

 

Juridical guide for migrants to be published in St.Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/04/09/Dlya-migrantov-v-Peterburge-vypustyat-yuridicheskii-spravochnik-270981.

 

Migrants registered at Russian language courses

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/04/01/Migrantov-zapisali-na-kursy-russkogo-yazyka-dlya-inofonov-269312.

 

Migrants fingerprints to be taken

In Russian: http://kurier-media.ru/news/27587/ya/.

 

Petersburg citizens get tougher over migrants

In Russian: http://www.neva24.ru/a/2012/04/18/Peterburzhci_vse_menshe_zha/.

 

Novosibirsk social activists to search for illegal Gastarbeiter

In Russian: http://novosibirsk.rfn.ru/rnews.html?id=184903&cid=7.

 

Mechanism to regulate migration inflow to be developed in Sverdlovsk

In Russian: http://migrocenter.org/news/1333960204/.

 

Dishonest employers fined for violation migration legislation

In Russian: http://ufms.omsk.ru/www/ufms.nsf/0/344ECE7F72572415C62579DF0018B4C6.

 

Head of migrants’ detention center dismissed from his post

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/04/09/Nachalnik-Tcentra-vremennogo-soderzhaniya-inostrannykh-grazhdan-snyat-s-dolzhnosti-271012.

 

Illegal migration channel revealed in Voronej

In Russian: here.

 

Elena Tyuryukanova passes away

In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/ushla_iz_zhizni_elena_tjurjukanova/2012-04-10-1319. 

 

Multilateral

 

Common labor market to be created in CIS

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:931761/ or here.

 

Central Asian laborers sending home more remittances in 2011

In English: http://www.universalnewswires.com/centralasia/viewstory.aspx?id=11790.

 

“We care!” With this slogan we went to streets

In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/vspominaja_bolotnuju/2012-04-02-1317.

 

Illegal migration does not pose danger for CIS countries security

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0505/panorm01.php#22.

 

“Labor migrants movement” establishes cooperation with Moscow Education Department

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4127&Itemid=1.

 

Turkmen labor migrants face difficulties in Russia

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3988&Itemid=35.

 

Play about life of migrants in Moscow rehearsed in “Teatr.doc”

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/34/38513/13.py.

 

Analytics

 

 

Labor migrants from Central Asia are only small coins?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3989&Itemid=35.

 

Where to find ‘black list’ of Moscow housing maintenance offices?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3938&Itemid=35.

 

Rahmon talks about sanctions against Iran, relations with Russia, migrants, democracy and drugs (interview to Euronews)

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:931721/ or here.

 

Analysis: migrants criminality is overexaggerated

In Russian: http://www.islamnews.ru/news-124231.html.

 

Tolerance and xenophobia in Russian society

In Russian: http://wffw.info/556437/tolerantnost__i_ksenofobij_v_rossiiskom_ob6estve/.

 

Gastarbeiter

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3940&Itemid=35.

 

Why migrants abandon their children?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3911&Itemid=35.

 

Russian does not like migrants?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3892&Itemid=35.

 

Psychotherapy for migrants

In Russian:  http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3837&Itemid=35.

 

Guests forever: are migrants dangerous?

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3821&Itemid=35.

 

Gender aspects of labor migration

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/6/38532/846.py.

 

News criminal business world ‘in law’

In Russian: http://tajmigrant.com/novyj-kriminalnyj-predprinimatelskij-mir-v-zakone.html.

 

Labor migrants become victims of incidents more often

In Russian: here.

 

Gulchehra Odinaeva: “We have not crocked up”

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/04/10/gul_chekhra_odinaeva_my_ne_slomalis.

 

Legalization can be bought. Migrants use metro station “Komsomolskaya” as office

In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/dokumenty_ne_problema/2012-04-13-1323.

 

Are they needed for Russia?

In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/deti_migrantov/2012-04-09-1318.

 

A word spoken should be recalled listening to politicians attentively

In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/voprosy_ot_migranta/2012-03-30-1315.

 

Chinese migrants in Kyrgyzstan: threat or cooperation?

In Russian: http://www.akipress.org/kghistory/news:12171/.

 

Fate of women-migrants – national tragedy

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/kyrgyzstan_woman/24517233.html.

 

Are there humane employers?

In Russian: http://www.profmigr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=605&Itemid=2.

 

License, license, license!

In Russian: http://www.profmigr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=603&Itemid=1.

 

All the truth about Gastarbeiter

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/6/38480/194.py.

 

Publications

 

“Women-migrants from CIS in Russia”, ed. E.V.Tyuryukanova, M., MAKS Press, 2011, 184pgs

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0505/biblio02.php.

 

“Remittances and Children’s Capabilities: New Evidence from Kyrgyzstan, 2005-2008”, by Antje Kroeger and Kathryn Anderson, Discussion Paper No. 6293, January 2012

In English: here. 

 

Announcements

 

IOM-Kyrgyzstan creates expert roster on migration. Please fill up attached application form

In English: here and here.

 

Labor Migration Academy “Facilitating Good Governance, Enhancing Protection and Promoting Development”, 2-13 July, 2012, Turin, Italy

In English: here.

 

 

 


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