Politics Lockdown in India has impacted 40 million internal migrants: World Bank Updated : April 23, 2020 07:29 AM IST World Bank said that coronavirus crisis has affected both international and internal migration in the South Asia region. In India, the number of low-skilled emigrants seeking mandatory clearance for emigration rose slightly by eight percent to 368,048 in 2019. Migrant workers tend to be vulnerable to the loss of employment and wages during an economic crisis in their host country, more so than native-born workers. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.