23 May, Thursday

Materials with tag «migrants»


Uzbekistan citizens granted renewed access to seasonal work in South Korea
13 May 2024, 13:56

Uzbekistan citizens granted renewed access to seasonal work in South Korea

Uzbekistan has reached an agreement with South Korea for seasonal work placements of Uzbekistan citizens following the “challenging negotiations”. South Korea suspended recruitment in 2021 due to several instances of Uzbekistanis violating labor agreements and visa terms.

Uzbekistan labor migrants to access subsidies and assistance abroad
10 April 2024, 14:45

Uzbekistan labor migrants to access subsidies and assistance abroad

In Uzbekistan, labor migrants are expected to be compensated for professional and language certificate expenses and assisted in times of difficulty abroad. Upon return, they’ll receive employment support, with subsidies available for their employers.

Over 160 Uzbekistan citizens denied entry to Turkey, 54 face entry ban, says Agency for External Labor Migration
27 March 2024, 14:33

Over 160 Uzbekistan citizens denied entry to Turkey, 54 face entry ban, says Agency for External Labor Migration

Agency for External Labor Migration reported on increased security measures at Istanbul airport, primarily targeting foreigners aged 20−35, and issued warnings to Uzbekistan citizens about inspections. In January-February, 163 local citizens were denied entry to Turkey, with 54 having previous bans.

Uzbekistan asks citizens in Russia to avoid unnecessary visits to crowded areas
27 March 2024, 13:00

Uzbekistan asks citizens in Russia to avoid unnecessary visits to crowded areas

Agency for External Labor Migration has recommended Uzbekistan citizens residing in Russia to constantly carry their documents with them and to avoid unnecessary visits to crowded places. The agency noted there is no urgent need to return home.

Germany offers 50,000 available job places to Uzbekistan
2 February 2024, 17:25

Germany offers 50,000 available job places to Uzbekistan

German employers are officially providing 50,000 available job positions for citizens of Uzbekistan through the Agency for External Labor Migration. The agency also assists Uzbekistani individuals in enrolling in German language courses before their departure.

Interview: Russia’s war against Ukraine — effect on migrants
16 January 2024, 09:17

Interview: Russia’s war against Ukraine — effect on migrants

Despite Russia’s war against Ukraine, no significant exodus of Central Asian migrants from Russia has been noticed. The reasons, risks and strategies for protecting citizens are discussed in an interview with Zeynal Hajiyev, head of the International Organization for Migration in Central Asia.

World Bank: remittances from Russia to Uzbekistan gradually decrease
22 December 2023, 12:05

World Bank: remittances from Russia to Uzbekistan gradually decrease

According to the World Bank estimates, the volume of remittances from Russia to Uzbekistan is gradually decreasing. The number of Uzbekistani labor migrants in the Russian Federation decreases, the exchange rate of the Uzbek soum against the ruble strengthens and inflation in Russia is on the rise.

Almost 120 Uzbekistani citizens deported from the U.S. following immigration violations
21 December 2023, 10:35

Almost 120 Uzbekistani citizens deported from the U.S. following immigration violations

Nearly 120 Uzbekistani citizens who tried to illegally enter the United States have been returned home. Most of the citizens attempted to cross the border through Mexico.

Russia’s MIA suggests imposing new restrictions on illegal migrants
28 November 2023, 17:37

Russia’s MIA suggests imposing new restrictions on illegal migrants

Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs proposed to introduce a controlled stay regime for illegal migrants, along with a number of bans and restrictions. Those appearing in the register will not be able to drive, transfer money or get married.


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