Saturday, January 29, 2022

immigration

Court brings forward govt’s stay hearing in equal citizenship case

It was originally scheduled to be heard on March 18 next year but will now be heard on Dec 22.

Would-be immigrants see hope in re-opened US border

Migration advocates say if they can just make it onto US soil, they can tell a border guard they want asylum and will be dealt with in-country.

Lawyers group slams charge against activist for post on treatment of refugees

Lawyers for Liberty says it is 'nonsensical' that such exposures could be detrimental to public order or morality.

229 foreigners arrested in Klang raid

Immigration director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud says a number of SOPs were breached at the factory, which was issued two compounds totalling RM30,000.

Australia releases Tamil asylum-seeking family from island detention

Amid growing support for their case, Priya and Nades Murugappan along with their Australian-born daughters will now be allowed to live temporarily in Perth.

Public health group blasts immigration boss, home ministry on planned anti-migrant raids

The Galen Centre for Health and Public Policy says it would be self-defeating to conduct such operations during a pandemic.

Foreigners with expired social visit passes must leave Malaysia by April 21

The immigration department says enforcement action will be taken against those who fail to leave by then.

Pandemic prompts Canada to offer route to citizenship for more people

Pandemic travel restrictions mean the Canadian government will likely not be able to attract its target of a record 401,000 new permanent residents in 2021.

Switzerland about to vote for or against immigration

The arguments being waged echo Brexit campaigns.

Foreign spouses, children of Malaysians can apply to enter country

However, this only applies to those from countries which are not subject to entry restrictions.

3 immigration officers remanded over bribery

They are suspected to have received bribes to expedite the process of issuing passes to foreigners to return to their country of origin without going through the online appointment system.

No entry for those from countries with over 150,000 Covid-19 cases

Those who urgently need to enter the country must obtain permission from the immigration department.

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