Activists warn that vulnerable domestic workers risk abuse, often returning with serious health conditions.
Many remain trapped in detention due to a lack of resources to deport them.
Reports suggest that authorities are forcing workers to choose between deportation or fighting in Ukraine.
Numbers have increased in recent years, but migrants often face exploitation.
As Tbilisi swells, towns and villages lose the very force that could keep them alive.
Reports grow that foreign workers are being forced to join Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Thousands apply for asylum in Europe on flimsy grounds; very few are accepted.
Foreign workers are being coerced or deceived into signing up for military service as Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine continues.
Millions from all over the region have historically travelled there to work, with their remittances playing a significant part in many countries’ economies.
Business and private individuals hope to escape the consequences of Russia’s attack on Ukraine.