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News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 92

Date:  April 03 - 16, 2015  

Kazakhstan

 

Over 1 thousand migrant workers legalized in Almaty

In Russian: http://kapital.kz/gosudarstvo/39351/v-almaty-legalizovany-svyshe-1-tysyachi-trudovyh-migrantov.html.

 

Since the beginning of the year 1.2 thousand foreigners came to work in Almaty

In Russian: http://bnews.kz/ru/news/post/261232/.

 

50 foreign students got punished in Almaty for immigration violations

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/news/50-studentov-inostrancev-nakazany-v-almaty-za-migracionnye-narusheniya-newsID413585.html.

 

Labor migration of the EAEC discussed in Astana

In Russian: http://strategy2050.kz/ru/news/20067/.

 

Citizens of China received about half of the work permits in the Republic of Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://kapital.kz/gosudarstvo/39521/okolo-poloviny-razreshenij-na-rabotu-v-rk-poluchili-grazhdane-kitaya.html.

 

Migrants in the Republic of Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://forbes.kz/news/2015/04/14/newsid_84511?mark=%D0%BC%D0%B8%D0%B3%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%BD%D1%82.

 

Kazakh security services uncovered the scheme of illegal transportation of migrants from Uzbekistan to Russia

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/exussr/2015/04/08/1386579.html.

 

More than 4 million jobs created in Astana for 3 months

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2764910.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee approved amendments to the Law "On external migration"

In Russian: http://kabarlar.org/news/45979-parlamentskiy-komitet-po-mezhdunarodnym-delam-odobril-popravki-v-zakon-o-vneshney-migracii.html.

 

Kyrgyz ambassador and representative of the Turkish Foreign Minister discussed the protection of the rights and interests of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic in Ankara

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/41520/136.py.

 

Kyrgyz citizens in Moscow initiated discussions with FMS migration issues

In Russian: here.

 

Consul General of Kyrgyzstan and Antalya Governor discussed the problem of illegal employment of Kyrgyz citizens in Turkey

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/41518/93.py.

 

Exams would not be canceled for labor migrants in Russia with Kyrgyzstan's entry into the EAEC

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/91800.

 

Delegation of the Kyrgyz Republic participated in the 22nd Session of the UN Committee on the Rights of Migrant Workers

In Russian: http://www.mfa.gov.kg/news/view/idnews/1095.

 

Representative office of the Ministry of Labor, Migration and Youth of Kyrgyzstan opens in Russia

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/society/full/92045.

 

Kyrgyz diaspora in Russia and FMS strengthen cooperation

In Russian: here.

 

Labor Ministry proposes to increase penalties for illegal activities on employment of Kyrgyz people abroad

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/41583/47.py.

 

Kyrgyz labor migrants in Russia may get maximum benefits

In Russian: http://www.vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=33440:trudovyie-migrantyi-kyirgyizstana-mogut-poluchit-v-rossii-maksimalnyie-lgotyi&Itemid=125.

 

Problems of labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan discussed in Moscow

In Russian: here.

 

Lack of money prevents the Cabinet to implement a program of support for migrants

In Russian: http://ru.sputnik.kg/migration/20150413/1015072007.html.

 

Permission for employment activities of Kyrgyz abroad in 2015 received 19 legal entities and individuals

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/41584/831.py.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

Russia and Tajikistan prepare a new agreement on labor migration

In Russian: http://www.interfax.ru/russia/435120.

 

Work to support the "abandoned" wives of migrant workers to start in Kulyab

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-kulyabe-aktiviziruyut-rabotu-po-podderzhke-broshennykh-zhen-trudovykh-migrantov.

 

Germany supports Tajik women abandoned by their husbands-migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/germaniya-podderzhivaet-tadzhikskikh-zhenshchin-broshennykh-muzhyami-migrantami.

 

Russia is waiting for Tajikistan consent to take illegal immigrants back

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/rossiya-zhdet-soglasiya-tadzhikistana-prinyat-nelegalnykh-migrantov-obratno.

 

Agency: "Returning migrants do not want to work here - the salary is low"

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2015/04/03/agentstvo-vernuvshiesya-migranty-rabotat-zdes-ne-khotyat-%E2%80%93-zarplata-nizkaya.

 

World Bank: Tajikistan - the most dependent country on remittances

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/16002-vsemirnyj-bank-tadzhikistan-samaja-zavisimaja-ot-denezhnyh-perevodov-strana.html.

 

Heads of the CIS migration bodies to discuss the experience of Tajikistan on informing migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/glavy-migratsionnykh-organov-sng-rassmotryat-opyt-tadzhikistana-po-informirovaniyu-migrantov.

 

Experience of Tajikistan on sending its citizens to find decent work to discuss in Moscow

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/v-moskve-obsudyat-opyt-tadzhikistana-po-otpravke-svoikh-grazhdan-na-poisk-dostoinoi-raboty.

 

Migration Board in Sughd identified 635 persons whose entry into Russia denied

In Russian: http://www.avesta.tj/sociaty/31987-migracionnoe-vedomstvo-v-sogde-vyyavilo-635-lic-vezd-kotorym-v-rossiyu-zapreschen.html.

  

 

Uzbekistan

 

Labor migrants deported from Russia questioned in Uzbekistan

In Russian: http://www.ozodlik.org/content/article/26935232.html.

 

In Namangan region more than 200 new jobs created

In Russian: here.

 

 

Russia

 

Russia: number of Kazakhs growing, number of Uzbekistan citizens reduced

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/15895-rossija-kolichestvo-kazahstantsev-rastet-chislo-grazhdan-uzbekistana-snizhaetsja.html.

 

Arapu: no taxes for remittances of labor migrants

In Russian: https://news.mail.ru/inworld/moldova/politics/21652841/.

 

Migrants complain about the price of legalization

In Russian: https://news.mail.ru/society/21655784/.

 

Russian migrants testing centers may appear in North Korea

In Russian: https://news.mail.ru/society/21673970/.

 

State Duma passed the first reading of a law banning migrants work "out of their field"

In Russian: http://nazaccent.ru/content/15553-gosduma-prinyala-v-pervom-chtenii-zakon.html.

 

FMS stated about reduce of number of illegal migrants in Russia

In Russian: https://news.mail.ru/politics/21728429/.

 

FMS: RF provides significant preferences for migrant workers from the EAEC

In Russian: http://tass.ru/obschestvo/1901243.

 

FMS: entry to Russia closed for 1 million 309 thousand foreigners

In Russian: http://tass.ru/obschestvo/1904523.

 

 

Multilateral

 

Reduction in funds of labor migrants from Russia affects the economies of the CIS countries

In Russian: https://news.mail.ru/inworld/moldova/economics/21720446/.

 

CIS cannot solve the problem of labor migrants medical care

In Russian: http://www.vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=33393:v-sng-ne-mogut-reshit-vopros-medobespecheniya-trudovyih-migrantov&Itemid=80.

 

Moscow to host a meeting of heads of CIS countries migration bodies

In Russian: http://evrazesnews.ru/index.php/news/article/view/19/18468/.

 

Representations of migration bodies of 4 CIS countries may open in the Russian Federation

In Russian: http://ria.ru/society/20150415/1058685816.html.

 

 

International News

 

Counted up Kazakhs permanently residing in the Emirates

In Russian: http://forbes.kz/news/2015/04/14/newsid_84525?mark=%D0%BC%D0%B8%D0%B3%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%BD%D1%82.

 

Europe may not get with the rush of migrants

In Russian: http://24.kz/ru/novosti2/v-mire/item/59205-evropa-ne-vyderzhivaet-natiska-migrantov.

 

Remittances sent by labor migrants to their homeland totaled 435 billion US dollars in 2014

In Russian: http://www.un.org/russian/news/story.asp?NewsID=23545#.VTP6uNLtmkp.

 

 

Analytics

 

Tests for migrants: a common procedure?

In Russian: http://mir24.tv/news/society/12396468.

 

Moscow City Court suggested penalties as an alternative to expulsion of migrants

In Russian: http://top.rbc.ru/politics/07/04/2015/5523e68a9a7947f8a5efcf73.

 

Migrants will not lessen

In Russian: http://lenta.ru/articles/2015/04/07/migrant/.

 

Complicating test for migrants who wish to move to Russia

In Russian: http://izvestia.ru/news/584887.

 

In Kyrgyzstan, 70% of immigrants - the citizens of China

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/26936205.html.

 

Labor market swings on the migration waves

In Russian: http://kapital.kz/expert/39397/trudovoj-rynok-kachaet-na-migracionnyh-volnah.html.

 

Migrants are advised to be cautious and not "step into the breach"

In Russian: http://vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=33301:migrantam-sovetuyut-byit-osmotritelnee-a-ne-brosatsya-na-ambrazuru&Itemid=80.

 

Migrants - the Achilles' heel of Tajikistan

In Russian: http://news.tj/ru/news/migranty-akhillesova-pyata-tadzhikistana.

 

Alien Alma-Ata, how migration processes "destroyed" corporate metropolis

In Russian: http://365info.kz/2015/04/ne-nasha-alma-ata-kak-migracionnye-processy-razrushili-korporativnyj-megapolis/

 

Tajik outcome

In Russian: https://news.mail.ru/politics/21663446/.

 

Expert: Russia does not have to accept all migrants

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/ekspert-rossiya-ne-obyazana-prinimat-vsekh-migrantov.

 

Visitors do not want to study or receive medical treatment

In Russian: http://www.ng.ru/politics/2015-04-13/1_migranty.html.

 

What migrants should expect from the EAEC?

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/26952400.html.

 

Labor market of migrants from Central Asian countries exempt from work permits

In Russian: http://rbcdaily.ru/politics/562949994822137.

 

Is the labor migration in Russia exaggerated in Kyrgyzstan?

In Russian: http://www.vesti.kg/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=33448:v-kyirgyizstane-sguschayut-kraski-vokrug-trudovoy-migratsii-v-rossii?&Itemid=80.

 

Kirghiz choose the Arab world

In Russian: http://www.rosbalt.ru/moscow/2013/04/03/1113235.html.

 

Russian FMS promises to migrant workers from EAEC unprecedented preferences

In Russian: http://rus.azattyk.org/content/article/26956473.html.

 

Study: TB patients migrant workers need support

In Russian: here.

 

In light of ISIL activation the flows of migrants from Central Asia disturb Putin

In Russian: here.

 

On the difference between xenophobia and migrant phobia

In Russian: http://www.stanradar.com/news/full/15966-o-razlichii-mezhdu-ksenofobiej-i-migrantofiej.html.

 

The fate of the migrant, or gloss silver scissors...

In Russian: http://www.news.tj/ru/news/sudba-migranta-ili-blesk-serebryanykh-nozhnits.

 

"Migrants in the beginning very vulnerable"

In Russian: http://lenta.ru/articles/2015/04/13/tutzhdut2/.

 

The Other Hundred: Big City Chocolate Company to Kazakh Village Stop-n-Shop

In English: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/72776.

  

 

Publications

 

New Issue of “Compatriots” № 4, April 2015

In Russian: here.

 

New Issue of “Your Right. Migration” № 8, April 2015

In Russian: here.

 

Migration Policy Practice (Volume V, Number 1, February–March 2015)

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=50&products_id=1476.

  

 

Announcements

 

Labor Migration Academy (trilingual course)

In English: http://www.ilo.org/global/topics/labour-migration/events-training/WCMS_350321/lang--en/index.htm.

 

IOM seeks for a Consultant

In English: http://iom.kg/en/?p=843.

 

  


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