Thailand urges deported workers to return | News | Al Jazeera

Thailand urges deported workers to return

Migrant labourers without paperwork were deported during flood crisis, but now Bangkok wants them back.

    Thailand's migrant workforce is being encouraged to return after the mass deportations that a flooding disaster in which many migrants lost their paperwork.

    Although the absence of foreign workers has created a labour shortage in some areas, experts are concerned the returning migrants may be vulnerable to exploitation.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Nakhon Pathom province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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