Under Hong Kong’s unified screening mechanism, individuals can lodge a claim to be considered by the Immigration Department. This allows the government to ensure that people are not deported to places where they could be harmed. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

How Hong Kong tells real refugees from economic migrants

  • The system provides a safeguard against abuse and ensures only those with a genuine fear of persecution are given protection
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Under Hong Kong’s unified screening mechanism, individuals can lodge a claim to be considered by the Immigration Department. This allows the government to ensure that people are not deported to places where they could be harmed. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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