Police arrest mainland suspects believed to be illegally working in the city. Photo: David Wong

Tougher measures proposed for overstayers with jobs and employers of illegal workers as Hong Kong government seeks to deter economic migrants

  • Security Bureau suggests raising maximum penalty for hirers from three years in prison to 10
  • Overstayers caught working could face a three-year jail term, up from the current two
Topic |   Asylum seekers in Asia

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Police arrest mainland suspects believed to be illegally working in the city. Photo: David Wong
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