Wednesday, September 22, 2021

undocumented migrants

CITF approves vaccination guidelines for undocumented migrants, refugees

Khairy Jamaluddin voices hope that these guidelines will encourage migrants and refugees to come forward for vaccination.

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.

People smugglers using calm summer seas to sneak more illegals across the English Channel

Sophisticated gangs are offering their illegal migrant packages on Facebook and other social media platforms.

Recalibration plan for undocumented migrants extended

The plan, which was originally scheduled to end on June 30, will now continue until year-end or until the vaccination programme is complete.

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.

The mistake of considering migrants a national security concern

The Malaysian government has been condemning xenophobia at international fora and should do the same in the country.

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.

Vaccinating can be done without arresting migrants

The better way is for government to simply work together UNHCR, civil societies and grassroot organisations in order to facilitate the vaccination process.

UN reminds Malaysia of ‘serious consequences’ of planned anti-migrant crackdown

The United Nations office in Malaysia says it has discussed with the government the importance of temporary exemptions from detention or deportation for undocumented migrants who come forward for vaccination.

Now not the time for a crackdown on migrants, immigration boss told

Activist says enforcement exercises during a public health crisis will further aggravate the situation and endanger the lives of many.

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