India pushes new draft law to track expats travelling abroad

Pedro Gonçalves
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The Indian government has drafted a new emigration bill that revives a mandatory measure for Indians to register before going overseas to work or to study, a move that had recently faced a setback due to protests from Indian expats. The 51-page draft presented on the MEA website said the "Bill aims to ensure the welfare and protection of emigrants and proposes mandatory registration of all categories of Indian nationals proceeding for overseas employment as well as students pursuing higher...

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