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Return migration and COVID-19: Data suggests Kerala, TN, Punjab, UP, Bihar may be future red zones for contagion risk
India

Return migration and COVID-19: Data suggests Kerala, TN, Punjab, UP, Bihar may be future red zones for contagion risk

The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought into sharp focus the major international migration corridors India shares with the world including the Gulf, Europe, and North America. Many of the Stage 1 imported cases in India came through these corridors as emigrants returned to their families.

Kerala’s Arabian Nightmare
India

Kerala’s Arabian Nightmare

Hundreds of Keralites are returning home every month after losing jobs in the Gulf, but hopes of starting afresh in India are unravelling

No Aadhaar for NRIs: Fear of exclusion from benefits triggers rush for fake cards among Kerala emigrants
India

No Aadhaar for NRIs: Fear of exclusion from benefits triggers rush for fake cards among Kerala emigrants

Thousands of NRIs in Kerala are obtaining fake Aadhaar cards, unaware of the fact that they may lose their NRI status as a result.

The Promised Land: Kerala's reverse exodus
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The Promised Land: Kerala's reverse exodus

The survey conducted by S Irudayarajan and KC Zachariah of the Centre Development Studies (CDS) revealed a steady rise in the reverse flow from 1990s, when the impact of the global economic recession was felt by businesses in the Gulf.

Kerala's emigration, locals' disinclination to work is a boon for interstate migrant labourers
India

Kerala's emigration, locals' disinclination to work is a boon for interstate migrant labourers

Malayalee workers' migration to the Gulf had resulted in a need for domestic labourers in Kerala.

The Promised Land: Gulf lures many from Kerala, but few make it big
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The Promised Land: Gulf lures many from Kerala, but few make it big

The lives of the majority of the expatriates in the UAE  have not seen much change. Like Bappu, many Keralites are struggling hard. The situation is almost the same in other countries under the Gulf Cooperation Council.