A refugee advocacy group has called on Australia to adopt Portugalâs pioneering approach to supporting migrants during the coronavirus pandemic. Our story Since the 1900's our families would migrate from Crystal City Texas, to work in the fields of potatoes in Delavan, Beets in Racine, cherries in Sturgeon bay Wisconsin, sugar beets in Fargo Minnesota, cherries in Michigan, Cabbage, beets in Toledo Ohio & sugar beets Grand Forks North Dakota. Across the US, a number of Lutheran churches have formed a sanctuary movement to support undocumented migrants - and their work has doubled due to Covid. Learn how the World Bank Group is helping countries with COVID-19 (coronavirus). The latest breaking news, comment and features from The Independent. Now, another factor is compounding the problems facing HIV-positive migrants: COVID-19, quarantine measures and the impact on economies worldwide have left large numbers of migrants stranded and without jobs, making it even harder for those with HIV to access necessary treatment. She argues we need a strong policy response to give certainty and security to Australia's migrant population. Official Alleges The U.S. Has Deported Many COVID-19-Positive Migrants To Guatemala : Coronavirus Updates Health Minister Hugo Monroy said deportees from â¦ They would return back to Texas to harvest watermelons, oranges, grapefruits, onions & spinach. The Modi government is in the process of reviewing and deciding on the likely course of action to be taken after the end of 21-day lockdown ending 14th April 2020. Malaysia is easing restrictions on its citizens even as coronavirus cases spike, but it has asked millions of foreign workers to undergo compulsory tests. The factory where Ngan and her husband, Son, work started suspending operations since the afternoon of March 31, one day before the entire nation employed a 15-day social distancing campaign to serve its Covid-19 fight. Hesitant to leave, Ngan asked her employer: "So when could I return to work?" No one had the answer. CEDA Senior Economist, Gabriela D'Souza, says that the COVID-19 crisis has left thousands of temporary migrants in limbo. This information brief has been prepared as part of the overall IOM COVID-19 response and aims to analyse situations requiring immigration, consular and visa related support around the world as a result of COVID-19 and contribute to the development of recovery programming from both an operational and policy perspective.Read more Net migration from The World Bank: Data.