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  1. Immigration queues an hour long at airport

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... for overseas visitors and Tien says it is hindering Hong Kong's drive to be Asia's 'world city'. The Immigration Department says it is tackling the problem and claims that while ... and only three officers were working, which is unacceptable in an international airport.' The Immigration Department declined to give an interview on the subject but said in a statement ...

  2. Immigration on IT mission

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... BIEN PEREZ The Immigration Department, backed by a new entry-exit processing and record system, will make big push over the next 12 months to step up work on the ambitious, six-year revamp ... immigration workload and to enhance security. 'IT has always been mission-critical for our department,' said Raymond Wong Wai-man, assistant immigration director for information systems. ...

  3. Immigration officials seek more details on migrant scheme scam

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai and Joshua But The Immigration Department has expressed concern and issued a call for information relating to a Sunday Morning Post investigation into a Guangzhou company's ... Kong ID card. A representative of the company claims its owner has successfully helped a number of her friends gain Hong Kong residency by exploiting the loophole. The Immigration Department ...

  4. Harsh reality for immigrants denied welfare payments

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... and electricity account for a least another HK$200 a month. 'If I had a choice I would not apply for the dole,' Li said. 'I went to the Social Welfare Department after being referred ... is too long and unfair. The policy is depriving a class of needy residents from claiming welfare.' The welfare department gives new mainland arrivals CSSA if they can find a job ...

  5. Immigration officials urged to help single mainland parents get permit

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leung Yiu-chung urged the Immigration Department to play a bigger role. 'The department can help screen the background of the single mothers and make recommendations to mainland authorities ... Ng Kang-chung Immigration authorities have been asked to play a bigger role in helping single parents from the mainland get a new multiple-entry permit so they can visit their children ...

  6. Immigration changes upset foreign groups

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Chambers say HK's attractive qualities are being eroded International business groups, upset by recent changes to the Immigration Department's policy on dependant visa holders, ... Kong attractive. The Immigration Department said it had responded to concerns raised at the meeting by explaining 'that the new policy serves the best interests of Hong Kong as a whole ...

  7. Investor immigrant hits jackpot in one year

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong An applicant's HK$6.5 million placed on a single stock became HK$44 million One successful applicant under the government's investor immigration scheme saw the HK$6.5 million minimum investment increase to HK$44 million in a year after putting it on a single stock, the Immigration Department said yesterday. The canny punter was one of almost 1,000 people ...

  8. Immigration officers turn midwives in Lok Ma Chau drama

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Hospital. An Immigration Department spokesman said: 'The incident did not affect operations at the border checkpoint.' Under the Immigration Ordinance, a Chinese citizen born in Hong Kong ... Clifford Lo Two immigration officers at Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint became emergency midwives when a pregnant mainland woman went into labour and delivered her baby girl before dawn ...

  9. Mother's Day misery: the victims of a 'faulty' immigration system

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for permits to Hong Kong to less than a day, because many mothers could not afford accommodation during the wait, the society said. An Immigration Department spokesman said split families who thought ... recounted their woes. Hong Kong's faulty immigration system had kept about 5,000 single mothers apart from their children in the city, Sze Lai-shan of the Society for Community Organisation ...

  10. 60 businessmen lured by investor immigrant plan

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... but he would not advise his clients to take this shortcut for the moment, since the Immigration Department might not easily accept this type of applicant. Another immigration consultant, Eugene ... Stella Lee Early applicants under the new scheme plan to invest $400m At least 60 overseas businessmen plan to join the new investor immigration scheme due to be launched on Monday, ...




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