Stories Tagged 'Nepali immigrants'
Since late 2017, the Trump administration has terminated the temporary status for about 400,000 nationals from Nepal and five other countries—Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, Honduras and El Salvador, many of whom have lived in the U.S. for over two decades. The administration has defended its policy change by arguing conditions in the home countries have notably improved and saying “temporary means temporary.”
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The Trump administration announced on Thursday an end to the temporary protected status (TPS) for Nepali immigrants that has been in place since the devastating 2015 earthquake.
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The Supreme Court has issued a directive ordering the government to draft a law enabling Nepalis abroad to vote.
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The latest initiative by the Qatar government for the protection of its foreign labour force is expected to benefit Nepali migrant workers as well. Qatar recently endorsed a bill, which envisages protecting rights of more than two million of its foreign workers.
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Malaysia (file photo).
Nepali migrants stranded in Malaysia for the past month have been rescued.
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