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Myanmar seeks to seal regional deal on migrants

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Burma
http://www.mmtimes.com —

With Malaysia set to take over from Myanmar as chair at the end of the year, rights groups say the treaty could be put off until at least 2016 if it is not finalised in the coming months.

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Language barriers key problem in trafficking battle

Posted by jacobo 74 days ago Burma
A COMMUNICATION barrier appears to be one of the key issues faced by government officials trying to help Myanmar migrants working in Samut Sakhon's fishing industry, according to recent research. Read More
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Myanmar to help screen workers

Posted by jacobo 70 days ago Burma
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

The Myanmar government has promised full cooperation in verifying the nationality of Myanmarese workers in Thailand.

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Passports required for Temporary Residence in Thailand will only be issued by the Burmese Embassy in Bangkok

Posted by jacobo 74 days ago Burma
http://www.bnionline.net —

In order to receive Temporary Residential Status “Tor Ror 38/1” (TR.38/1) from the Thai government, Burmese migrant workers must submit supporting documents and a passport proving they are Burmese citizens. The Burmese embassy in Bangkok is the only office from which Burmese migrants can obtain such documents.

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34 Myanmar nationals arrested for illegal entry

Posted by jacobo 96 days ago Burma
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com —

The Thai police have arrested 34 Myanmar nationals who have paid Thai traffickers for their way into Thailand.

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Burmese maids in Singapore need more protection, migrant worker group says

Posted by jacobo 102 days ago Burma
http://www.dvb.no —

With more than 35,000 Burmese domestic workers in Singapore, the Singaporean and Burmese governments must do more to ensure that these women do not face abusive conditions in homes, a representative from a migrant worker advocacy group said.

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Illegal immigrants arrested on Myanmar-China border

Posted by jacobo 105 days ago Burma
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com —

The immigrants were arrested in June and charged for entering the country illegally, while in China similar crackdowns on illegal Myanmar workers was taking place.

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Burmese Migrant Workers Required to Obtain Passports after Receiving TR. 38/1 Residential Status

Posted by jacobo 108 days ago Burma
http://www.bnionline.net —

Lyon – Thailand’s military government, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), has announced that all migrant workers in Thailand are required to obtain a temporary passport after receiving “Tor Ror 38/1” (TR. 38/1) temporary residential status.

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