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It was after reading Exit West in an English class last fall that Kazmi became intrigued by the role of technology in migration stories. In Exit West, magical doors open that allow people to instantly slip past international borders. “The doors are like technology,” Kazmi observed. Kazmi, who is from Pakistan, also wanted to spend a summer …

Workers were returning to Chhattisgarh amid countrywide lockdown in wake of novel coronavirus outbreak; BusinessToday.In blog brings to you latest and breaking business news from across India; find out all latest news updates from business, economy, politics and coronavirus outbreak from the country  BusinessToday.In   New Delhi     Last Updated: May 8, 2020  | 10:37 IST 9.06 AM: PM Modi …

Shekor arrived in Singapore a decade ago at age 17, one of many low-income migrant workers who have powered the city’s growth, building hospitals, subway lines and the Marina Bay Sands resort. In his years working in aluminum production and on construction sites, the Bangladeshi national has suffered various work-related injuries. The most recent, on …

Image copyright NT Images & Derek Hatton Image caption Warm and wet weather in 2019 saw the biggest influx of painted lady butterflies in a decade in the UK It’s been a good year for migrant butterflies, moths and dragonflies in the UK, according to a review of 2019 by the National Trust. The charity …

Hundreds of French police have begun clearing more than 1,000 migrants and refugees from a makeshift camp in northern Paris, where they had been sleeping rough in squalid conditions for months. Police arrived at the site near Porte de La Chapelle before 6am local time (0500 GMT) on Thursday, after the country’s centrist government set …

In fact, ex-Right-wing president Nicolas Sarkozy already announced the idea in 2007 only to quietly shelve it after a report warned they would be “unrealisable and without interest”. Critics say the professional quota system is pointless as economic migrants only represented a tiny slice of the 256,000 people handed legal stay permits last year. On …

Belgrade – The right to health is a fundamental right of all human beings, irrespective of their legal status, IOM’s Senior Migration Health Advisor for South-eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia told the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) yesterday. “We welcome the approval on the landmark political declaration on universal health coverage …

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan listens to a question at the Council on Foreign Relations, Sept. 23, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption toggle caption Jacquelyn Martin/AP Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan listens to a question at the Council on Foreign Relations, Sept. 23, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Jacquelyn Martin/AP The …

Image copyright Getty Images Migrant families who cross the southern border of the US illegally could be detained indefinitely under a new regulation announced by the Trump administration. It replaces an agreement that set a limit on how long the government could hold migrant children in custody. The move was announced by Acting Homeland Security …

Italy’s far-right deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini has clashed with Richard Gere over the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, suggesting the Hollywood star should house himself those stranded on rescue ships after the US actor urged the Italian government to “stop demonising asylum seekers”. Gere who is currentlyon the island of Lampedusa, Sicily, after a …