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“My friends gave me some good news …”

22–23 March 2013

V: How have you been doing Luis Armando?

LA: I’ve resigned from the job where I was working!!!

V: So where are you now then? 128 more words

Emigration

The migrant worker

This post is part of a series exploring the workers I’ve met who are on the front lines of the fracing boom in Pennsylvania. You can find links to the other articles on the… 343 more words

Quality Of Life

“I still haven’t managed to save enough money”

12 March 2013

V: Hey Luis Armando! How are you? And where?
LA: I’m working as a waiter in a bar here in Ixtepec … I still haven’t managed to save enough money!!! 618 more words

Emigration

”I tried so hard”

”I’m from Manila, the Philippines. I’ve been in Hong Kong for one month and 25 days. My employer was not good; they hurt me. The popo, the grandmother, gave me food from the garbage. 1,192 more words

Emigration

Activist: “There are still many cases of abuse”

“What the main challenges for foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong are? There are still many cases of abuse, that’s an issue confronted by individual workers. 819 more words

Emigration

Activist: “Migration is an international thing”

“Our clients today have on average two years of tertiary education, but, mind you: they still don’t read the contracts, because most of the time the recruitment agencies give them the contract when they are about to leave, and most of them are just too eager to get a job, a job that will feed their families and send their kids to school. 662 more words

Emigration

Witness: Ivorian woman pushed off 6th floor for demanding salary

Ivory Coast-based Koaci.com has learned that a young Ivorian woman was found dead after having been reportedly pushed off the 6th floor of an apartment following a suspected feud with her sponsor concerning her salary payment. 525 more words

Politics And Society