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Employing an illegal could land you in jail

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Dubai: A get-together organised by the Dubai General Department for Residency and Foreigners Affairs for detainees at Al Aweer deportation jail on the occasion of Eid Al Adha saw officials urging the public to make doubly sure that there was no irregularity connected to their residency status.

Major Khalaf Al Gaith, Assistant Director for Investigation and Illegals at the follow-up section

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Qatar to draft law on domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Qatar
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Manama: Qatar is planning to frame a law stipulating the rights and duties of domestic helpers in January.

The new regulations, which will also address the recruitment of domestic helpers, will be part of Qatar's National Strategy, Ebrahim Al Ebrahim, economic adviser to Qatar's Emir Shaikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, said.

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Qatar newspaper calls for action against sponsors

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Qatar
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Manama: A Qatari daily has called for action against sponsors or their representatives who do not meet their newly-arrived employees when they arrive in the country and make them wait for hours at the airport.

According to Al Sharq, domestic helpers and labourers, arriving for the first time in Doha, have to wait at the arrival lounge of the airport for hours, and at times an enti

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Qatar funds courses for refugees

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Qatar
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Manama: Qatar's Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) has awarded a $280,000 (Dh1 million) grant to the American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) to advance training for Palestinian and Lebanese refugees.

The grant will improve formal and non-formal education of tens of thousands of displaced Arabs in non-Palestinian territories, particularly in refugee camps and gatherings in Lebanon over a period of 18

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No grace period for illegal foreigners in Kuwait

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Kuwait
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Manama: Kuwait has announced that it has no plans to grant a grace period for foreigners living in the country illegally, amid reports of an increase in the number of people violating its residency rules.

The interior ministry has traditionally every two years given illegal foreigners a grace period to get their affairs in order. However, there are reportedly no plans for such a move in th

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Saudi Labour Ministry issues 1m work visas to expatriates last year

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Migrant numbers could soar to 405-M by 2050: IOM

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago OTHERS
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GENEVA - The number of international migrants could soar by 68% to 405 million in 2050, the IOM said Monday, noting that emerging economies in Asia, Africa and Latin America are becoming important destinations.

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Saudi crackdown nets 32 illegal migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Saudi Arabia
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