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Strict regulations eyed for family, tourist visas

Posted by jacobo 736904 days ago Kuwait
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Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship, Passports and Immigration Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Abdullah Al-Rashid has instructed directors of Immigration Department to grant family and tourist visas to expatriates in compliance with strict regulations and conditions, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting reliable sources.

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Govt unmoved by torture claims in Sri Lanka

Posted by jacobo 736904 days ago Australia
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Immigration Minister Brendan O'Connor says Australia will continue to return failed asylum seekers to Sri Lanka, despite a damning report on the country's detention centres by Human Rights Watch.

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Government agrees to repatriate Lankan overstayers without penalties

Posted by jacobo 736904 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Saudi government has agreed to repatriate a group of illegal Sri Lankans, who had been residing under the Sharafiya Bridge in Jeddah, Atham Bawa Uthuma Lebbe, the Sri Lankan consul general, told Arab News yesterday.

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Korean EPS, only legal way for foreigners to find jobs

Posted by jacobo 736904 days ago Republic of Korea
http://www.dailynews.lk —

South Korea’s Employment Permit System (EPS) is the only legal way through which a foreign worker could find a job in the country and those who promise to find employment by other means are fraudsters trying to dupe job seekers, Director General of Korean EPS center in Sri Lanka Kim Kyun Hyun said.

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Fines for illegal workers doubled

Posted by jaypee 736904 days ago OTHERS
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Rogue businesses are to face fines of up to £20,000 per illegal worker - double the existing penalty - as part of an overhaul of immigration laws.

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Bangladesh to Carry Out Count of Illegal Rohingya Migrants

Posted by jaypee 736904 days ago Bangladesh
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Bangladesh will undertake a headcount of the number of illegal Rohingya Muslim refugees from Burma that are residing within its borders, Bangladesh News 24 Hours reports. A steady trickle of illegal migrants from Burma have made their way to neighboring Bangladesh since military campaigns targeting the minority group were carried out by the Burma government

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‘Don’t harm our workers’

Posted by jacobo 736904 days ago Philippines
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Manila, Philippines – Vice President Jejomar C. Binay yesterday appealed to the Malaysian government not to harm Filipino workers amid reports on the alleged maltreatment of the workers in Sabah.

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Migrants struggle to get unpaid wages

Posted by jaypee 736904 days ago Singapore
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Bao Da Liang was looking forward to a decent income to send home to his family in China when he first came to Singapore in April 2013 to work on construction sites.

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