Some 30,000 Thais were working in Israel prior to the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks. More than 7,000 have left Israel since. More than 50 Thai citizens were killed or taken hostage in the attacks.
Police are still working to identify the vehicle and driver in the Sunday afternoon incident.
U.S. farms have faced worker shortages for years. Now compounding the problem: The children of farmworkers are leaving the fields, forcing farm owners to look to other countries for labor.
After Hurricane Katrina in 2006, hundreds of workers from India were promised jobs in what labor organizer Saket Soni calls "one of the largest cases of forced labor in modern U.S. history."
Vinod Kumar of India and Anish Adhikari of Nepal are among the many migrant workers who helped build the stadiums. Adhikari says he was misled about working conditions. Kumar died on the job.
China's economic downturn has left thousands of migrant workers unemployed. They're pivoting to work in COVID control — and have strong concerns about how they are being treated.
A frontline doctor and advocate for Georgia's immigrant and refugee populations on supporting and encouraging some of the people most vulnerable to COVID-19.
"The reality is that laborers work at the limit of human dignity," Aboubakar Soumahoro tells NPR. He's the subject of a new documentary, The Invisibles, shot at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.