Migrant and nation

DATE: 23-Oct-2018 Reported By: The Indian Express

Pakistan’s inability to govern its territory effectively is in large measure due to its burgeoning refugee population
On Sunday, September 16, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that he would start “work immediately” on providing passports to the children of refugees born ...

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"Expelled By Violence, Poverty": Thousands Of Migrants March To Reach US

DATE: 22-Oct-2018 Reported By: NDTV

Dozens of the migrants here had previously lived in the United States, for years or even decades, joining the caravan to reunite with their children, or to resume old jobs.

The caravan of migrants from Central America grew to roughly 5,000 on Sunday, a massive g...

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Telugu Fastest Growing Language In US: Think Tank Report

DATE: 22-Oct-2018 Reported By: NDTV

Last year there were more than 400,000 Telugu speakers in the US - nearly double the number in 2010. Out of the top 10 fastest-growing languages in America, seven are from South Asia.
WASHINGTON: Telugu is the fastest growing language in the US, says a study by an American think tank. The nu...

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New visa scheme implemented in UAE

DATE: 21-Oct-2018 Reported By: Khaleej Times

The changes were announced earlier this year.
Sweeping reforms to the UAE visa system that will benefit families and visitors will be implemented from today, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC) has announced. Under the scheme, widows, divorced women and their children w...

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Gujarat: Migrant workers’ exodus spell trouble

DATE: 12-Oct-2018 Reported By: Nachiketa Desai

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani declared that his government would compel private industries to employ 80% Gujaratis. Then, a gruesome rape of an infant led to a campaign against migrant workers
In 2002, hundreds of Muslims, both poor and affluent, had fled Gujarat in panic to escape fro...

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Bangladeshi workers worst victims

DATE: 12-Oct-2018 Reported By: NEWAGE Bangladesh

Thousands of Bangladeshi workers became the worst victims of migrating to Middle East countries on the so-called free visas or individual visas also known as friends and family visas.
Migration experts expressed disappointment over allowing workers to leave for ME countries on these visas wh...

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Kerala gets its 4th international airport at Kannur: 10-point cheat-sheet

DATE: 09-Oct-2018 Reported By: TIMESNOWNEWS.COM

Earlier last week itself, Kannur International Airport Ltd (KIAL) MD, V. Thulasidas confirmed December 9 as the launch date after it received the approval from the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
New Delhi: Kerala is all set to begin the operations on its all new fourth internatio...

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Thousands of workers from Bangladesh in KSA fear deportation

DATE: 08-Oct-2018 Reported By: New Age Bangladesh

Thousands of Bangladeshi workers who have gone to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with so-called free visas or individual visas may face deportation as the authorities continue a crackdown on undocumented workers, according to officials and workers already deported.
At least 404 such Bangladeshi...

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NORKA-Roots lends a hand to domestic help

DATE: 08-Oct-2018 Reported By: The New Indian Express

NORKA-Roots CEO K Harikrishnan Namboothiri said the domestic work sector  abroad, especially in the West Asia, could provide employment to thousands of job- seeking women in the state.
Express News Service
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Nisha, a 32-year-old domestic help, now earns Rs12,000 a...

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150 more workers deported from KSA

DATE: 07-Oct-2018 Reported By: New Age Bangladesh

Experts demand reforms in recruitment system
One hundred and fifty more Bangladeshi workers deported from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia returned home on Friday empty-handed.
A schedule flight of Saudia with the 150 Bangladeshi migrant workers deported from Dammam in Saudi Arabia landed at...

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