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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…

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Lebanon: Economic crisis worsens migrant workers’ plight

Lebanon: Economic crisis worsens migrant workers’ plight

Lebanon’s economic crisis worsened the plight of thousands of migrant workers, who were throwing out by their employers and had been struggling to secure repatriation flights to go back home. As Lebanese pound plunged to…

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US Supreme Court grants Trump Administration permission to deport asylum-seekers

US Supreme Court grants Trump Administration permission to deport asylum-seekers

On Thursday, the US Supreme Court gave a decision on immediate ramifications for the migration enforcement policy, permitting Trump’s administration to deport those asylum seekers whose applications have been denied. Immigrants who seek refugee status…

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New US restrictions on work visas will hit hard India

New US restrictions on work visas will hit hard India

On Monday, the White House announced new restrictions on some types of work visas to protect U.S. workers suffering from job losses resulting from the pandemic of COVID-19. President Donald Trump confirmed that he’s extending…

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ILO’s latest report says over 55 million domestic workers facing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic

ILO’s latest report says over 55 million domestic workers facing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic

As per the latest International Labor Organization (ILO), around 55 million domestic workers are at risk of getting their income cut or lose their job due to the coronavirus lockdown. In the month of February,…

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10,000 illegal immigrants in Italy to be issued passports – Sri Lanka embassy

10,000 illegal immigrants in Italy to be issued passports – Sri Lanka embassy

The Sri Lankan Embassy to Rome is all set to issue regular passports for 10,000 Sri Lankan nationals who have illegally immigrated to Italy. This decision was taken after Italy granted amnesty to all the…

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US Consulate employee jailed in Turkey over terrorism charges

US Consulate employee jailed in Turkey over terrorism charges

A U.S. consulate employee has been jailed for nine years by a Turkish court for association with a terrorist group and aiding it. The United States Embassy to Turkey has expressed its disappointment on the…

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Risk of contracting disease from Covid positive prisoners worries workers at Ohio’s ODRC institutions

Risk of contracting disease from Covid positive prisoners worries workers at Ohio’s ODRC institutions

The coronavirus pandemic is spreading at an increasingly fast rate once again, in specific districts of Ohio which worries the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (ODRC) offices across the state about the danger of contracting…

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