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Putrajaya unveils plan to send back undocumented migrants for good

Minister says undocumented migrants will be given five months to voluntarily leave the country after paying a RM700 compound, without risking arrest.

Audit finds fraud in foreign worker visa system

False information recorded in Immigration system to obtain temporary work visas, says Auditor-General

Pressure mounts on task force to probe duo’s disappearance

A dozen more organisations voice concern over conflict of interest and foot-dragging by the authorities.

Task force members on Koh, Amri case to be revealed next...

Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says the task force will probe the case of activist Amri Che Mat first.

Five-year plan to close off illegal immigration

The home ministry says the plan will involve federal and state agencies, local councils and kampung councils.

100,000 Chinese nationals granted citizenship? Nonsense, says govt

Home ministry says only 37 individuals from that country were granted citizenship over the past year.

MyKad religious status stays for now, says Muhyiddin

Home Minister says no official request has been made, and the matter is a 'sensitive subject' to some people.

We are not backtracking on repressive laws, says home ministry

The ministry rebuts claims made by Suhakam commissioner Aishah Bidin concerning laws such as Sosma, Poca and the Peaceful Assembly Act

Federal govt to work with Sabah to deal with stateless children...

Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says the government has the platform to address this issue through the Sabah Foreigners Management Committee.

RM1 bil allocation for home ministry agencies in Sabah

Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says despite the financial constraints, the government will ensure the security and well-being of Sabahans.

Faster citizenship approval soon, promises Muhyiddin

The home minister informs National Registration Department to be transparent and inform applicants if documents submitted are incomplete.

Putrajaya needs more time to review oppressive laws, MPs told

Deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman says this is to avoid flip-flops in the future.

10-day requirement for peaceful assembly to be amended

Deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman confirms Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 will see changes.

44 types of firecrackers already legal, says Putrajaya after DAP man’s...

Only two types of fireworks are allowed by law.

Home ministry bans communist publication

It says publication contains elements which are supportive and sympathetic towards communists.

57,191 foreigners issued citizenship over the past 10 years

Deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman says the majority of these come from Indonesia, India and China.

1,000 gather at NRD to demand ICs, birth certs

One of the organisers says they have been suffering without the documents for many years.

Home ministry denies cops were slow to respond to temple scuffle

Deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman says the first patrol car was dispatched as early as 2.50am and the FRU reached the scene around 3am.

Report: Malaysian politicians, officials paid bribes in recruitment of Bangladeshis

A Bangladeshi newspaper says the previous government was responsible for the setting up of a 'monopoly' to bring in workers from Bangladesh.

‘Book-banning an insult to Malay intelligence’

The authorities appear to spare English books on controversial religious issues, but have no qualms about banning similar books in Malay, say two activists.

Don’t clamp down on free speech, deputy home minister told

Human rights lawyers criticise Azis Jamman for ordering cops to arrest those claiming citizenship forms are distributed to illegals in Sabah.

Numbers on Indian statelessness just math gone wrong, says MP

Klang MP Charles Santiago says MIC vice-president T Mohan and former prime minister Najib Razak should stop 'jumping' on the issue.

We heard you, says KDN over anti-Sosma protest

A special committee to review laws such as Sosma will take their views into account, assures the home ministry.

Mujahid denies ordering Zamihan’s transfer to Jakim

He says there was no such instruction from him and this was a ministry matter.

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