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A new wave of mass migration has begun

What does it mean for rich-world economies?

The rich world as a whole is in the middle of an unprecedented migration boom(Representative image/Shutterstock)
Published on May 30, 2023 07:43 PM IST
The Economist

50 migrants kidnapped from Mexican bus, National Guard deployed

Mexican security forces are searching for about 50 migrants who were kidnapped from a commercial bus, authorities said Wednesday.

Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told a press conference the National Guard has been deployed to try to locate the migrants.(Representative image / AFP )
Published on May 18, 2023 03:28 AM IST
Reuters |

US-Mexico border will be ‘chaotic for a while’ amid troops deployment: Joe Biden

US-Mexico border: The restrictions have been in place since 2020, and allowed US officials to quickly return migrants over the border.

US President Joe Biden. (File/AP)
Published on May 10, 2023 06:24 AM IST
AP |

Income of 'less-skilled' Indians in US improving? Study observes 500% jump

The study found that low-skilled Indians who migrated to the United States tend to see a significant gain in their income of around 500%.

The study found that there are 184 million migrants around the world with around 37 million refugees. (HT)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 10:31 AM IST

Taraori building collapse: Labourers were packed like sardines in 24 rooms

As per the FIR, there was negligence on the part of owners of Shiv Shakti Rice Mills and the incident could have been averted had timely steps been taken.

The collapse of a three-storey building, which housed labourers of a rice mill, in Taraori of Karnal, has once again brought to fore a much-neglected issue – the poor living conditions provided to migrant labourers by their employers. (HT File)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 03:04 AM IST
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