Sunday, December 5, 2021

immigration department

Home minister reveals report on immigration cartel

Hamzah Zainudin says a transparent investigation will be held to identify the officers involved.

Weeding out xenophobia at home ministry the solution to forced labour problem, govt told

Lawyers for Liberty says the home ministry must stop its harsh treatment of migrants and commit to conducting significant changes to current migration laws.

Amnesty, not arrests, needed for undocumented migrants, govt told

CAP says human life and the containment of Covid-19 should be the main concern, not the document a person holds.

Over 9,200 undocumented migrants detained this year

A total of 13,127 were deported including 289 boys and 144 girls.

72 migrants arrested in Pudu raid

Immigration director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud says enforcement officers had to break down doors in order to make the arrests.

Group blasts chaining of migrants in pre-dawn swoop, deputy minister’s uniform in breach of SOPs

Lawyers for Liberty says the deputy minister himself was in breach of SOPs even as he oversees Ops Patuh to ensure SOP compliance during the lockdown.

72 foreigners arrested in early morning crackdown at Selangor wholesale market

Those arrested include 39 UNHCR cardholders.

Immigration arrests 309 undocumented migrants in early morning raid

Immigration DG says they will be screened for Covid-19 and held at the Semenyih immigration depot before being deported.

Govt to review policy on foreigners in the country, says home minister

Hamzah Zainudin also pans UNHCR over its cardholders, saying there is no enforcement.

Our migrant workers and us

Many of them work hard despite the harassment they face and are only looking to earn an honest living and send money home, not unlike Malaysians who go overseas.

Immigration slammed for xenophobia, hypocrisy over warnings to Rohingya refugees

Amnesty International Malaysia contrasts the message with recent shows of support for the Palestinians, asking how the government can justify such 'hypocrisy'.

156 migrants detained in late-night Cyberjaya crackdown

Immigration director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud says they were detained for not having valid travel and identification documents and taken to the screening centre in Putrajaya.

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