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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong's immigration department challenges boy’s right to abode ruling

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... the courts in a challenge launched by the Immigration Department. James McAllister, 11, was born in 2002 to a Hong Kong permanent resident who married a British man, court papers show. James' ... Chan Hei-yee failed three times to get him a permanent identity card from the department, but succeeded in June before an appeal tribunal. The director of immigration, in his capacity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1308524/hong-kongs-immigration-department-challenges-boys-right-abode-ruling
  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Asylum seekers want better screening from Immigration Department

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO; JOANNA CHIU

    ... for the rights of those seeking protection, said the Immigration Department's rate of recognition of claims was effectively zero. "The recognition rate is only 0.02 per cent [of all claimants] … The department's screening fails to identify victims," he said. According to Immigration Department figures, five torture claims have been accepted since December 2009, and 3,110 rejected. About 4,350 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1224917/asylum-seekers-want-better-screening-immigration-department
  3. News - Hong Kong

    Immigration Department looking into claims of 'improper belly taps'

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 11:04am by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo Checkpoint officers allegedly told suspected pregnant women to press their stomachs The Immigration Department is looking into claims that some mainland women were treated ... permits, he said. The Immigration Department told the Post it was looking into the claims. The Hong Kong government has been facing pressure from locals to tighten checks on expectant mainlanders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1197903/immigration-department-looking-claims-improper-belly-taps
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Immigration Department to end visitor passport stamps

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 03:48pm by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Visitors to Hong Kong will no longer have their passports stamped by border control officers from next month, the Immigration Department said on Friday. Instead, ... points is to improve efficiency and prevent mistakes, the department said. The new HK$30 million system will save each visitor, on average, three seconds at the border when entering the city, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1146055/immigration-department-end-visitor-passport-stamps
  5. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT

    Inside job suspected over stolen Immigration Department computers

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Simpson Cheung

    ... to work at about 7am on Wednesday. A police report was made the following day. The room is situated inside the Immigration Department's duty office in the airport's restricted area, next ... immigration officers in connection with the case. No one has been arrested and none of the laptops has been recovered. A department spokesman said the case had been referred to the police and it would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1065394/inside-job-suspected-over-stolen-immigration-department-computers
  6. Data leak points to Immigration Department

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam and Joshua But Files with private information believed to be from the Immigration Department were found on a popular file-sharing programme yesterday, one month after ... was included. A spokesman said last night the Immigration Department was looking into the information. 'The department highlights the importance to protect personal data privacy. We have stepped up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/644339/data-leak-points-immigration-department
  7. Immigration Department suspends Nepalese visa applications

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ZHUANG PINGHUI Updated at 4.35pm: As part of a routine review of visas, the Immigration Department on Friday announced it would suspend visa applications by Nepalese nationals from next ... declined to give specific reasons on the change- saying the department was simply doing its routine reviews of visas. 'The department regularly reviews its visa policies and will take social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/503031/immigration-department-suspends-nepalese-visa-applications
  8. News - Hong Kong - CROSS-BORDER CO-OPERATION

    Mobile app designed to help travellers avoid crowds at border checkpoints

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:37pm

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com The Immigration Department on Thursday launched a free mobile application to help travellers choose the least congested route in or out of the city. The Hong ... and tablets. It also contains the addresses and office hours of all Immigration Department offices and control points, a list of countries Hong Kong passport-holders can enter without visas, visitor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1373783/mobile-app-designed-help-travellers-avoid-crowds-border-checkpoints
  9. Immigration Department warns of demands of Lunar New Year holidays

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ROBIN KWONG Updated at 4.57pm: People wanting to travel overseas during the Chinese New Year holidays should apply for travel documents as early as possible, an Immigration Department ... and all Immigration branch offices. Applications for HKSAR passports can also be placed in drop boxes or submitted by post to the department. The normal processing time for a HKSAR passport is 15 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/484353/immigration-department-warns-demands-lunar-new-year-holidays
  10. Immigration Department warns employers about illegal labour

    Posted Dec 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 4.41pm: The Immigration Department warned employers to be careful when recruiting staff- following the arrest of 68 illegal mainland workers with false documents ... and one lost card were found on the mainlanders. It is suspected the illegal workers used the false documents to apply for jobs, local radio reported. A department commander Fung Pak-ho warned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/480350/immigration-department-warns-employers-about-illegal-labour

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