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