· Coronavirus: Government accused of using 'racist policy' to drive black people back to work during pandemic →
Ms Thewliss told the Commons that Bame people were being denied the chance to stay home to protect their health during the pandemic because of the government’s “no recourse to public funds” policy, which bars many migrants from receiving welfare benefits.
· Lebanon provides shelter to 35 homeless Ethiopian migrants →
They include those who were abandoned by their employers, without pay or passports, as well as undocumented migrants and day labourers who have been unable to find work, according to Amnesty International.
· Arunachal Pradesh witnesses spurt in COVID-19 cases →
The spike could be largely attributed to the return of migrants from other states, after the Union government eased travel curbs last month, official sources said.
· Almost a quarter of infected household members of COVID-19 patients were asymptomatic, Singapore study finds →
Singapore has not disclosed national figures for asymptomatic cases but authorities have said that most of the cases among migrant workers are mild or show no symptoms.
· Uphill task for Taliban as COVID-19 spreads in militant bastions →
The virus entered Afghanistan as infected migrants returned from neighbouring Iran, the region's worst-hit country, and the Taliban ordered hundreds of returnees into quarantine.
· Kuwait doesn’t want to be an expat-majority nation anymore; wants to slash migrant population →
Saudi Arabia, alongside Germany, is the world’s second-biggest destination for migrants, while the United Arab Emirates last year hosted more migrants than France or Canada, according to United Nations estimates.
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This collection includes seldom-seen Southern migrants, such as Lucifer hummingbirds, black-tailed gnatcatchers and Colima warblers.
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· Fear, Illness and Death in ICE Detention: How a Protest Grew on the Inside →
According to a news release by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, ICE’s acting director, Matthew T. Albence, told the committee in a closed session on April 17 that broad release would risk sending the message to Americans and potential migrants that the country was “not enforcing our immigration laws.” He warned that if ICE slowed its efforts, or released detained immigrants, it would cause a “rush at the borders,” and that its orders under the current administration — to detain and deport immigrants, as many as possible — would be imperiled.
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· Pandemic hits poorest hardest as India, Pakistan cases jump →
The millions of people on the move including those forced to flee their homes because of violence or disaster and migrants “face three crises rolled into one,” he said.
· Racism: The politics of calling out and online harassment — Emellia Shariff →
I hope that when people called out the beauty queen, it is because we are all united against racism, and will fight against racial inequality, discrimination and abuse of other oppressed bodies such as refugees and migrant workers in our own country with as much passion.