Young men are leaving Gali en masse to seek work abroad

By | September 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

(DFWatch.) GALI, DFWatch–Young people are leaving their homes here in Gali, Abkhazia, to seek work opportunities abroad. In the last month, about 50 young people, most of them men, have left for Poland from one of the villages in the district, DFWatch was told by locals. […]

Most Georgian illegals abroad won’t be able to vote

By | July 30th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Most Georgians who live illegally abroad may not be able to vote in the upcoming elections, after Georgia’s Foreign Affairs Minister made the rules for qualifying as a voter stricter. There are no precise data about Georgian citizens living illegally abroad, […]

Nani is one of Georgia’s missing 23 %

By | May 1st, 2012|Categories: Society|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Nani (48) left Georgia about 17 years ago to work in Italy and send money to her family. She’s from Samtredia, a small town in Western Georgia. Her husband works at a local theater, earning a small salary. Her daughter goes to school, while her son […]

Government gives rights to nationals living abroad

By | October 25th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Georgians living abroad will get the right to visit their home country without a visa, get a grant to study in their homeland and to represent Georgia at sports events. A person gets the new rights after receiving a special status, which means they will become equal with Georgian citizens in some regards, [...]