Foreign workers struggle to return to UAE amid virus limbo

Published in Dawn on July 15, 2020 Eudinson Uy and his pregnant wife planned to return to their home in the United Arab Emirates after a vacation in Armenia, but due to a subsequent lockdown of the Gulf country over the coronavirus pandemic, she ended up giving birth there. Four months later, the Filipino couple and their […]



Overseas Pakistanis sent record remittances in FY20 at $23.12bn: SBP

Published in The News on July 14, 2020 KARACHI: Overseas Pakistanis sent home record remittances in the fiscal year 2020 (FY20), totalling at $23.12 billion and reflecting a surge of 6.4%, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said in a statement issued Monday. Foreign remittances also shot up almost 7.8% during the four months of the coronavirus[…]

Rise of migration as a research field

Between fragmentation and institutionalisation: the rise of migration studies as a research field Nathan Levy* , Asya Pisarevskaya and Peter Scholten * Correspondence: [email protected] Department of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands Abstract It is clear that the field of migration studies has grown significantly over the past decades. What is less known is[…]