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Tourists-here-staying-longer

Posted by jacobo 714 days ago Philippines
http://www.tempo.com.ph —

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said yesterday that many foreign tourists who visited the country in 2012 opted to stay longer or beyond the period of their visa.

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18 foreign workers detained for violating work permits

Posted by jacobo 714 days ago Indonesia
http://www.nst.com.my —

The state Immigration Department recently detained 18 foreign workers, who had violated their work permits and overstayed, during a raid at a factory manufacturing cotton goods.

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Debts, dreams and middle men haunt Bangladeshi migrants jailed abroad

Posted by jacobo 714 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.guardian.co.uk —

The guard had a shiny bald head and bloodshot eyes. Every time he walked by, he spat and muttered in Swahili, "Beggars! Stinking beggars!"

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Uzbeks strengthen immigration laws, ease economic crimes punishment

Posted by jacobo 714 days ago Uzbekistan
http://centralasiaonline.com —

Uzbek President Islam Karimov December 29 signed a law making punishment for illegal entry into and exit from Uzbekistan more severe, Norma.uz reported January 6.

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36 foreign workers, including Indians, conned in Malaysia

Posted by jacobo 714 days ago Malaysia
http://www.indianexpress.com —

Thirty-six foreign workers, including Indians, have alleged that their Malaysian employer deducted between 80,000 rupees to a lakh for work permit fees.

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Visayan forum files charges vs 6 alleged human traffickers

Posted by jacobo 715 days ago Philippines
http://www.pia.gov.ph —

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 6 (PIA) -- Six alleged trans-national traffickers face charges of qualified trafficking in persons at the Lapu-lapu City Prosecutor’s Office Friday after three girl-victims were able to escape to Negros Oriental.

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More than 9,400 visa violators leave UAE

Posted by jacobo 715 days ago United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi: More than 9,400 illegal residents have already availed of the UAE’s visa amnesty and left the country, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced in a statement on Saturday.

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Migrant workers can stay 'for now'

Posted by jacobo 716 days ago Thailand
http://www.phuketgazette.net —

PHUKET: Migrant workers in Phuket will not be deported while waiting to complete the nationality verification process, the Phuket Provincial Employment Office (PPEO) has confirmed.

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