Tony Fernandes says Mavcom had demanded proof of congestion instead of making an on-site inspection.
The airport operator says this is among measures to ease congestion and facilitate better traffic flow.
US president says Kevin McAleenan wants to spend more time with family.
News report says these illegal workers are unable to pay RM700 fine and RM400 airfare home.
He says it is not aimed at finding fault with the frontliners in the police, immigration and customs.
The home minister says the government is committed to strengthening its border security.
Recommendations made to Council of Eminent Persons over a year ago have not been implemented, says industry source.
India says those left off the list do not become stateless and will continue to enjoy all the rights of a citizen until they have exhausted all legal options.
Critics said the NRC process reflected the BJP's goal to serve Hindus, with a large chunk of those excluded expected to be Muslims.
Court is told man's sole intention was to take care of his wife and children.
Immigration officials put the Tamil family on a plane for Sri Lanka, but a federal court judge's injunction forced the pilots to land the aircraft and deposit the family in Darwin.
A judge has issued a nationwide injunction against a new rule that will curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the US-Mexico border.
US President Donald Trump's administration recently unveiled a sweeping rule that would deny visas and permanent residency to poor migrants.
The number of people moving to Taiwan from Hong Kong has risen rapidly, fuelled in recent months by anti-government protests that have swept the former British colony.
A protest note to the foreign ministry says family members of a diplomat are entitled to protection under Vienna Convention.
Israel's immigration authority confirms the deportation adding that Rosemarie Perez had overstayed for 12 years.
The long-anticipated rule takes effect Oct 15 and would reject applicants for temporary or permanent visas for failing to meet income standards.
The US State Department criticises Thailand for not pushing their anti-trafficking efforts enough.
Immigration raid finds 10 foreigners with expired documents among 22 in kongsi house.
Five-month programme to reduce number of illegal immigrants kicks off on Aug 1.
An activist says legal entry is too costly and involves too much red tape.
Saying Putrajaya has never taken the illegal immigrant problem in Sabah seriously, the local party urges the federal government to at least now heed the call by PPBM.
The victim received a call saying the friend had been detained by immigration officers for carrying too much cash.
Church worker files criminal motion in the High Court to set aside conviction for immigration offences.