A Transnational Perspective on Japanese-Brazilian Community Organizations

The application of a transnational lens to analyze the role of diaspora organizations highlights two important aspects: firstly, organizations built by migrant-origin communities enable the formation of hybrid cultures and help generate socio-cultural capital that is a valuable shared resource. S...

US Immigration Policy: The Impact of H-1B Visa on Indian IT companies

The US Immigration Policy, with the H-1B visa in general and Indian IT industries in particular, has often been discriminatory. In September 2015, it introduced the Omnibus Bill whereby the supplemental visa fees was not only doubled but was made applicable for ten years. It also expanded its sco...

Socio-cultural Integration and Community Organizations among Malayalee Diaspora in Canada

Marginalization and isolation of man from society are undesirable and unimaginable. Man depends on society for his survival. However, in the case of migrants, they are shifting their life from one society to another and try to cope with the social environment in the destination.  Many migran...

Labour and Elite Diasporas: The Narrative of Nation-Building in India

Migrant workers and diaspora share a unique relationship with their country of origin. They share a perennial sense of responsibility towards its development. While there is less skepticism about economic remittances, the political sphere is full of uncertainly to nation building process. This pa...

Covid-19 Impact on GCC Labour Market

  The bonding of employers and migrant workers in the Middle East is governed by a discriminatory and abusive system of sponsorship that ties a worker’s residency status to his or her employer. For their quality of life and housing, migrants depend entirely on their employer. They ...

Comprehensive Labour Migration policy in GCC countries needed by both Sending and receiving countries

Comprehensive Labour Migration Policy in GCC Countries needed by both Sending and Receiving countries   GCC countries, the largest recipients of labour migrants in the world, is a region of extreme mobility, both voluntary and forced. Mass Migration to GCC countries started in the &#...

Economic Consequences of COVID-19 in Bihar: From the Lens of Reverse Migration

Economic Consequences of COVID-19 in Bihar: From the Lens of Reverse Migration Pinak Sarkar[1] and Nutan Shashi Tigga[2] Abstarct: The COVID-19 has disrupted the lives of millions of people in India, many have lost their livelihood and income generation options which have cr...

Exploited: Migrant Labour in the New World Economy

Shelley, Toby. 2007. Exploited: Migrant Labour in the New World Economy. London: Zed Books, ISBN-978 1 84277 851 7 (Hb), pp. 183 Migration is a global phenomenon; its linkages with growth and development for the country of origin and the country of destination have been established in the mig...

Impact of Circular Migration on Human, Political, and Civil Rights: A Global Perspective

Solé, C., Parella, S., Martí, T., S. and Nita, S. (ed.) (2016). Impact of Circular Migration on Human, Political and Civil Rights: A Global Perspective. Springer International Publishing: Switzerland.  ISBN 978-3-319-28896-3. pp. 296  The book Impact of Circu...

Servants, Sirdars and Settlers: Indians in Mauritius 1834-1874

Carter, Marina. 1995. Servants, Sirdars and Settlers: Indians in Mauritius 1834-1874. Delhi: Oxford University Press, ISBN-10: 0195632966, pp.343                        ...

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