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Modi promises to deport ‘Bangladeshi migrants’ from Assam

Posted by jaypee 17 days ago India
http://bdnews24.com — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to take steps to “chase out Bangladeshi illegal immigrants” from Assam while reiterating that there will be no ‘compromise’ on the state’s security. Read More
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Institute of Justice to help fight human trafficking

Posted by jaypee 28 days ago Thailand
The Thailand Institute of Justice has joined forces with the Attorney General's Office to find solutions and speed up action on human trafficking concerns. Read More
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More than 600 Human Trafficking Victims Rescued in Bangladesh

Posted by jaypee 29 days ago Bangladesh

People are lured into human trafficking circles by following fake promises of better jobs or life abroad, only to be sold as slave labor or into prostitution.

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Alarming level of foreign workers without permits

Posted by jaypee 29 days ago Malaysia
http://www.nst.com.my —

THIS is earth-shattering: the number of foreign workers in Malaysia is so huge that they outnumber the capacity crowd at the Malaysia Cup football final at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil recently by a whopping 67 times. Yes, super colossal — a quarter of the country’s entire population.

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Most migrants are coming here as students or on working visas rather than to live, new figures show | interest.co.nz

Posted by jaypee 29 days ago New Zealand
http://www.interest.co.nz —

Migrants coming to this country to live only made up 12.5% of all permanent and long-term arrivals in the year to September, according to new figures released by Statistics NZ.

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Female Migrants' Rights | Strong govt, recruiter, employer link must | Discussants tell RMMRU, Manusher Jonno Foundation dialogue

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.thedailystar.net —

Migration experts and development activists yesterday laid emphasis on strong coordination among government and recruiting agencies and employers to ensure female migrants' rights.

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Exploited, abused | Says HRW report on migrant workers from Asia

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.thedailystar.net —

Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh and many other Asian and African countries are "beaten, exploited, and trapped in forced labour situations" in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), said a report of Human Rights Watch yesterday.

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Service tax on remittances is an‘unjust cost’, says UAE exchange group

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago India
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com —

The proposed service tax on the fee on foreign remittances to India is an ‘unjust cost’ on financial institutions that facilitate the remittances, says Adeeb Ahamed, CEO of the Abu Dhabi-based Lulu International Exchange Group.

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