Tag: Immigration Department
Immigration director-general says the department will send a letter to Wisma Putra to protest the high commissioner's actions.
Wisma Putra regrets incident involving the envoy's two nephews at the airport.
Immigration DG says this is to avoid manipulation and fraud such as that found in MyIMMs.
Kasthuri Patto and RSN Rayer say an independent committee must be set up to investigate Immigration department procedures.
Minister says undocumented migrants will be given five months to voluntarily leave the country after paying a RM700 compound, without risking arrest.
False information recorded in Immigration system to obtain temporary work visas, says Auditor-General
M Visvanathan of EDICT says Orhions Ewansiha Thomas was not gainfully employed at the time of his death, and cites a court ruling barring family members from filing claims for exemplary damages.
The Immigration Department must be held responsible for the deaths at detention centres.
Kasthuri Patto also took issue with the two-week time-frame the department says it needs to verify records of detainees.
The department says Orhions Ewansiha Thomas was arrested during a raid in Kepong and remanded for two weeks to facilitate the verification of his documents.
It dismisses claim that singer-songwriter Maggie Lindemann was detained for 5 days in a 'living hell'.
A Filipino NGO says some of the women deportees claimed they were badly treated by Malaysian immigration officials.
This follows furore over Filipino children being held at detention centre.
The Immigration Department also says the two toddlers have been provided access to a children's playground and other needs.
The civil society group rubbishes the immigration detention centre's claim it has no knowledge of deportation order on two Filipino toddlers.
The workers from Bangladesh, Myanmar, India and Indonesia were detained at a site where two blocks of serviced apartments are being built.
Scicom says it has an unblemished record and has done more than what is stipulated in the contract with an education ministry firm.
It says the government unilaterally terminated the concession agreement by way of expropriation, which took effect on Jan 22.
With credible allegations of abuse, torture and degrading treatment of those held there, the civil society group says the detention of a child in such a place goes against international norms.
The department will also assist police in their investigations into the 'misunderstanding' between researcher Sophie Lemiere and immigration officers at klia2, says director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud.
Prestariang Berhad says it is discussing its compensation with the government.
They were found to have committed offences under the Immigration Act.
Immigration Department director-general Mustafar Ali says the recognition by Global Passport Power Rank 2018 is due to its high-security features.
STAR president Jeffrey Kitingan urges the Sabah government and the Immigration Department to come clean on the issue of IMM13 refugee card holders in Sabah.