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  1. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Number of immigrants smuggled from Shenzhen to Hong Kong soars

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 10:59pm by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Hundreds of illegal immigrants, mostly from Bangladesh and Pakistan, have poured into HK over past year using border city as staging ground People smuggled in via Shenzhen A large-scale people-smuggling operation that uses Shenzhen as a staging post has seen hundreds of illegal immigrants enter Hong Kong by boat in the past year, the Sunday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575114/people-smuggling-rings-shenzhen-link-revealed-hk-arrests-increase
  2. News - World - IMMIGRATION

    Why US deported illegal immigrant women and children to Honduras

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:47pm by AFP

    ... parents in Central America not to send their children to the United States on a trek often organised by smuggling rings. He also ignored Republican demands to visit the border himself- saying he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555396/why-us-deported-illegal-immigrant-women-and-children-honduras
  3. News - Asia - IMMIGRATION

    Indonesia, Australia in asylum stand-off after 60 refugees picked up at sea

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 10:34pm by AFP

    ... was a key issue at the September elections that brought Abbott to power. Lieutenant General Angus Campbell, commander of Canberra's military-led effort to stop people-smuggling boats arriving, ... establishment of Indonesia understands that it is in Indonesia's national interest, just as much as it is in Australia's national interest, that the scourge of people smuggling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1351169/indonesia-australia-asylum-stand-after-60-refugees-picked-sea
  4. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Plan to limit Shenzhen-Hong Kong border crossings

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Mainland authorities may limit the number of times Shenzhen residents can cross the Hong Kong border in a day as part of efforts to clamp down on parallel trading. An anti-smuggling office ... as Asia's world city should be considered. Apart from curbs on visits, the Guangdong Provincial Maritime Defence and Anti-smuggling Office said on its website that authorities were considering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1113775/plan-limit-shenzhen-hong-kong-border-crossings
  5. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Blacklist, stricter checks for parallel-goods traders

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... of being parallel-goods traders- people who legally buy goods in the city to smuggle over the border. But the government has dismissed calls from some politicians to scrap or limit ... on parallel-goods trading, which has been disrupting residents in Sheung Shui and neighbouring communities. He said the government would work with Guangdong's anti-smuggling office to strengthen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1126672/blacklist-stricter-checks-parallel-goods-traders
  6. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Sheung Shui parallel-traders protest descends into chaos

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... They blocked the ticket gates, holding banners and placards that read "No entry for parallel traders" and "Lack of police enforcement makes smuggling legal". The police had set up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1120893/sheung-shui-parallel-traders-protest-descends-chaos
  7. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Protesters rally in Sheung Shui against cross-border parallel traders

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND AMY NIP

    ... in one market to smuggle into another, where they sell them without authorisation. The protests also drew about 300 onlookers- including some parallel traders- who stood around the station ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1037962/protesters-rally-sheung-shui-against-cross-border-parallel-traders

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