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First international UN pact on migration: Wins and Losses

DATE: 11-Nov-2019 Reported By: Delhi Post

Criticisms of the document on the grounds that it could dent domestic law mechanisms are plain rhetoric with no solid evidence to strengthen such arguments.

The historic international deal on movements of people – Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration...

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Amnesty: Opportunity until December 31st. The Government of Malaysia.

DATE: 08-Nov-2019 Reported By: Manorama Online

The Government of India has launched a massive program of deportation of illegal immigrants in Malaysia by the Back For Good (B4G) system, effective from August 1, 2019, by the end of December. A joint operation by the Immigration and Police Department targeting areas organized by forei...

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Homelandization is strong; The diaspora has declined, with 2 million foreigners returning in 2 years

DATE: 07-Nov-2019 Reported By: Manorama Online

Remittances in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, fell by 11% in the first 9 months. From January to September 30, 2012, foreigners were sent a fair amount of Rs 9300 crore. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 10,350 crore for the same period in 2018. 

However, remittances for the m...

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Homelandization is strong; The diaspora has declined, with 2 million foreigners returning in 2 years

DATE: 07-Nov-2019 Reported By: Manorama Online

Remittances in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, fell by 11% in the first 9 months. From January to September 30, 2012, foreigners were sent a fair amount of Rs 9300 crore. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 10,350 crore for the same period in 2018. 

However, remittances for the m...

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Dreams of Jobs in Saudi Arabia Dashed by Torture in Yemen

DATE: 06-Nov-2019 Reported By: Pulitzer Center

Zahra struggled in the blue waters of the Gulf of Aden, grasping for the hands of fellow migrants. Hundreds of men, women and teenagers clambered out of a boat and through the surf, emerging, exhausted, on the shores of Yemen.

The 20-year-old Ethiopian saw men armed with automatic rifles wa...

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Foreign-imposed levy in Saudi will continue

DATE: 05-Nov-2019 Reported By: Desabhimani Pravasi

Saudi foreigners' levy likely to continue next year The finance ministry said it would continue all economic reform projects, including LEI. Since July 1, 2017, the government has imposed a levy on foreign workers to encourage more Saudi jobs. In the first year, the 100-year-ol...

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Planning to deal with the legal issues of Keralites

DATE: 04-Nov-2019 Reported By: Manorama Online

Legal Aid Program will also be launched in the UAE within a month to deal with the legal problems of Keralites. The company plans to hire three legal consultants in the UAE. As the country with the largest number of Malayalees residing outside India, the UAE has decided to hire con...

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Saudi-UAE joint visa to be launched

DATE: 01-Nov-2019 Reported By: Khaleej Times

New visa might be available during the year 2020.

The UAE and Saudi Arabia are working to launch a new joint visa that allows visitors to enter both countries, said Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy.

He added that visitors to the UAE will be able t...

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'Must have, digital attestation' - Shashi Tharoor

DATE: 30-Oct-2019 Reported By: Manorama Online

Shashi Tharoor MP for Indian Kuwait City Some measures have already been proposed in this regard. The easiest way is to introduce a digital attestation system. The matter will be discussed with the authorities. Shashi Tharoor, who is also the former Union Minister for Human Resources,&n...

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Family Resident Permit Application can be made online

DATE: 29-Oct-2019 Reported By: Manorama Online

Steps to submit family resident permit applications online for Doha expatriates Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Atiq, Director General of the Directorate General of Passport, said that the Ministry of Home Affairs is in the process of submitting applications through Hukumi and Metrash 2...

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