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    Thousands of seasonal migrants from Moroccan stuck in Spain

    Thousands of seasonal migrants from Moroccan stuck in Spain

    The migrants, mostly women, who come to Huelva every year for the strawberry harvest season are unable to go back home due to pandemic-related travel restrictions. Every year thousands of migrants from Morocco land up…

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    UN agencies call for Pacific states to cater to migrant workers’ basic needs

    UN agencies call for Pacific states to cater to migrant workers’ basic needs

    The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) urged the Pacific States to cater to the basic needs of migrant workers, including basic healthcare and minimum income support to help…

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    Sri Lankan expatriates infected with Covid-19 are thrice the number of local cases

    Sri Lankan expatriates infected with Covid-19 are thrice the number of local cases

    Sri Lanka’s Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi stated that around 1000 migrant workers are tainted with Covid-19 who had returned from abroad, and are undergoing treatment in hospitals or quarantine centers. The coronavirus positive cases in…

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    Embassies in Thailand won’t issue visa extension for stranded citizens

    Embassies in Thailand won’t issue visa extension for stranded citizens

    Embassies in Bangkok notified on Tuesday that they won’t be issuing any visa extension papers for their citizens in Thailand once they overstay their amnesty period during coronavirus pandemic expiring on July 31. Last week…

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    UK’s Home Secretary, Priti Patel will soon announce the detailed new post-Brexit immigration plan

    UK’s Home Secretary, Priti Patel will soon announce the detailed new post-Brexit immigration plan

    The UK’s Home Secretary, Priti Patel, will try to reduce concerns on Monday when she will further explain the 130-page detailed Post-Brexit immigration plan document, which will highlight the main immigration plans into the UK,…

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    Stranded Uzbek Migrants in Kazakhstan would be allowed to cross border and head back, confirms Uzbekistan Embassy

    Stranded Uzbek Migrants in Kazakhstan would be allowed to cross border and head back, confirms Uzbekistan Embassy

     Finally relief has come across for 2000 Uzbek migrant workers who have been stranded for weeks in Kazakhstan – they are now permitted to enter Uzbekistan. Mukhit Otarshiev, the governor of Kazakhstan’s southern Saryaghash district…

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    EU Council removes travel limitations for some third nations

    EU Council removes travel limitations for some third nations

    The European Union officially published the lifting of travel limitations for some third nations on July 1, as indicated by an official statement distributed by the European Union Council following weeks-long difficult discussion.  As per…

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    Nepal Government finally begins issuing labor licenses to migrant workers

    Nepal Government finally begins issuing labor licenses to migrant workers

    Since the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic in Jan, many migrant workers that were left with no job and no savings abroad decided to return to Nepal. Following three months of break and lockdown measures,…

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    Extension of repatriating 274 migrants bodies from Saudi Arabia to be requested, says Philippines Embassy

    Extension of repatriating 274 migrants bodies from Saudi Arabia to be requested, says Philippines Embassy

    The country of Philippines was supposed to ask the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for an extension date from July 4 for repatriating bodies of 274 Overseas Filipino migrant workers (OFW). The Philippines Embassy to Saudi…

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    Ontario farmer plea to the Fed government to help improve migrant agri-workers situation amid a pandemic

    Ontario farmer plea to the Fed government to help improve migrant agri-workers situation amid a pandemic

    In June, a developing number of migrant farmworkers in Ontario are trying positive for COVID-19, transforming agrarian working environments into problem areas for flare-ups in a region that keeps on observing several new cases a…