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migrant

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The average migrant sending cost has reduced significantly as a result of migrant-friendly policies of the government, he said adding, "At present, Bangladeshi workers are going abroad at a nominal cost, which eventually will contribute to the economy of the country.
The government says the migrants are 'infiltrators' looking for work rather than an asylum, but there is a growing liberal backlash against the plan, including from rabbis, a small group of survivors of the Nazi Holocaust and ordinary people who say Israel should show greater compassion to the migrants.
The police intervened to protect Afghan migrants who were threatened by 200 migrants of Eritrean nationality," it said.
There are nearly six million migrants in forced labour, often in developed economies.
The agency said the original online system has been a main platform for migrant workers who need to change employers, for their original employers and for new employers to process job transfers.
4 percent of all international migrants were women, with the number of female migrants exceeding the number of male migrants in all regions except Africa and Asia.
Scaling up our return programme may not serve to fully address the plight of migrants in Libya, but it is our duty to take migrants out of detention centers as a matter of absolute priority," IOM DG Swing said Thursday to IOM Member States gathered in Geneva to take part in the IOM Council.
However, the people-smuggling gang mainly made up of Pakistanis demanded the $10,000 upfront and told the migrants chained in Istanbul to call their families to tell them they had reached Europe already and to transfer the money, the daily said.
The Israeli cabinet voted unanimously on Sunday to close the Holon migrant detention center in southern Israel and gave 40,000 African migrants three months to leave the country voluntarily or face forcible deportation.
The group said that among the disputed issues were: whether the instrument will be legally-binding, will protect undocumented or irregular migrant workers, will cover migrants' family members, and will cover migrant workers, who are not from Asean member states.
Since the outbreak of the crisis in recent weeks, 6,700 migrants have received core relief packages, which include mattresses, blankets, pillows and hygiene kits at six separate locations, more than 100,000 meals (including water and juice) have been provided in Zuwara, and Sabratha, said the IOM in a press release.
By: MENA GENEVA - 23 September 2017: International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a report that 133,640 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 20 September, with over 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain.