Illegal foreign workers in Saudi Arabia, mostly Asians, are in a race against time to take advantage of an amnesty ending tomorrow that will allow them to stay or return home without prosecution.Tuesday, 2 July, 2013, 3:09am
Five Chinese nationals, including two children, are suspected of using a small inflatable boat to illegally enter Guam.
On Tuesday, a Guam National Wildlife Refuge park ranger spotted a two-year-old, a 14-year-old, their parents and another man in an area of the refuge, which includes Ritidian beach, a popular tourist haven, the Pacific Daily News reported.6 Jun 2013 - 1:49am
Far-reaching legislation to grant a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote after supporters sidestepped a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.23 May 2013 - 5:38am
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers is on the cusp of introducing the most sweeping immigration reform in a quarter century, in what could amount to a dramatic victory for President Barack Obama.12 Apr 2013 - 3:56am
Marine police stopped a sampan carrying 10 mainlanders in Deep Bay, Lau Fau Shan, at 5am yesterday.21 Jan 2013 - 4:59am
Mok was just 26 when, despondent and demoralised, he decided he had no future on the mainland and would try to flee to Hong Kong.7 Jan 2013 - 11:31am 7 comments
Two years after construction began, Israel has finished the bulk of the work on a fence along its border with Egypt.
Closing off the rambling, 225-kilometre desert border would prevent the "unfettered flow of illegal infiltrators, the smuggling of drugs and weapons", said the Ministry of Defence, which oversaw the US$400 million engineering challenge.4 Jan 2013 - 5:13am
UK judge sets date for phone hacking trial27 Sep 2012 - 3:57am
The top legislature has begun discussing a draft law aimed at cracking down on foreigners illegally entering, working or staying on the mainland.
The law will also set out how qualified foreigners can secure permanent residency.27 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Man drowns at Golden Beach in Tuen Mun21 Jun 2010 - 12:00am
Raw deal for migrant labour in Malaysia
In the article 'A united effort' (March 23), Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak outlined plans for the development of Malaysia's economy in which he stressed that fairness and equity must be core principles.1 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Guangdong will tighten 'management and control' of foreigners living in the province after an unprecedented protest by African people in Guangzhou last year.
Delivering a work report at the opening session of the Guangdong people's congress yesterday, Governor Huang Huahua said authorities would strengthen and improve social management this year to control foreigners.30 Jan 2010 - 12:00am
Police detained eight South Asian illegal immigrants off Sai Kung yesterday, the first arrests since a law came into force barring asylum seekers from working in the city while waiting for cases to be processed.30 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
Most of the marine police officers attending a seafood feast on Po Toi Island on Thursday were on duty, the deputy commissioner of police said yesterday.
Andy Tsang Wai-hung was responding to criticism that officers had used a HK$10 million police launch to take them to the island for a farewell party. Media reports of the incident prompted a marine police inquiry.8 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
Police intercepted another boatload of South Asian illegal immigrants yesterday, the second in 48 hours, and officials expect more will come in the next few weeks as the government strives to amend a law to stop asylum seekers from working in the city.19 Oct 2009 - 12:00am