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  1. Quality of work is beside the point in right of abode for domestic helpers

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... However, the problem we now face is a socio-economic one, as immigration control usually is. It is internationally accepted that all jurisdictions have the right to control the flow of people ... the right to permanent residence. Hong Kong now faces a crisis. There is a possibility that 125,000 foreign domestic helpers who have been in Hong Kong for at least seven years can apply ...

  2. Clarity required on foreign right of abode

    Posted Aug 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Does having dual nationality, or a foreign right of abode, undermine a person's commitment to serve in the legislature and act in the best interests of constituents? It is a question that each community has to answer for itself. In some countries, such as Britain, Canada and the United States, voters decide for themselves whether a candidate with foreign right of abode can still ...

  3. Born two weeks too early to get right of abode

    Posted Feb 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... card before November 1, 2001, are eligible to apply for right of abode. Tsoi turned 14 two weeks before her father obtained a Hong Kong identity card in 1985 so she doesn't qualify. Her case showed that the new immigration arrangement solved only part of the problem of split families, said Jackie Hung Ling-yu, who has helped right-of-abode claimants for a decade. 'We have ...

  4. The right of abode cases that shook Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... Cliff Buddle The legal battle over the right of abode began while Hong Kong was still celebrating the handover. In the months which followed, the High Court was swamped with applications ... a permanent resident had right of abode. The court decided that Article 24(2) gave permanent residents the unqualified right of abode. 'They are permanent residents with the right to enter [Hong ...

  5. Bishop weighs in for right-of-abode seekers

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Amy Nip The head of the Catholic Church in the city has put his weight behind right-of-abode seekers, urging the government to speed up family reunions for mainland ... denied abode rights for such children. The mainland's Public Security Bureau is set to allow non-permanent Hong Kong residents who have children living in the city to apply for one-year ...

  6. right of abode

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What was the conflict between Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal and the NPC Standing Committee in regards to interpreting the right of abode? 3. What is your stance on the right of abode ... of the Basic Law state? a. everyone has the right to vote b. Chinese nationals born outside of Hong Kong but have parents who are permanent Hong Kong residents have a right to live in Hong Kong c. Hong ...

  7. Priest in protest to mark right of abode decision

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... court to grant thousands of abode seekers the right to stay in the city. That judgment by the Court of Final Appeal on January 29, 1999 was overruled by the National People's Congress five ... separated because of the right of abode laws. Father Mella said he would remain outside the legislature for 10 nights until the anniversary candle-light vigil which will be held at Chater Garden ...

  8. Time for right-of-abode restrictions to be eased

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to drastically reduce the number of years required for the right of abode. Two to three years are the international norm. As the mainland prospers, more of its people become highly trained and educated. ... in Taiwan- are expected to benefit from the new rules. Dr Lai has rightly observed that the current system is not only inhumane, but that it violates human rights. The strenuous conditions deter ...

  9. The wrong avenue for right-of-abode protests

    Posted Jun 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to condemn the stunt, with the latter, Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong, rightly describing it as irresponsible. The four were among about 60 abode seekers' parents who exercised their right to hold ... the inconvenience caused to the public, it was to be expected that Mr Lee would respond to the protest by saying it would not affect enforcement of the law on the right of abode and there would ...

  10. Three more mainlanders finally win battle for right of abode

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But judge rejects 19 cases and allegations of coercion by immigration officers A judge yesterday found three more mainlanders qualified for right of abode in Hong Kong under the Court ... right of abode. But the judge dismissed allegations of coercion. 'I was satisfied that while a good many applicants did have answers suggested to them, they were not wrongfully pressured ...




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