The Immigration Department has rejected local media reports claiming a new national security unit is now vetting foreign media visa applications. Photo: Roy Issa The Immigration Department has rejected local media reports claiming a new national security unit is now vetting foreign media visa applications. Photo: Roy Issa
The Immigration Department has rejected local media reports claiming a new national security unit is now vetting foreign media visa applications. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong immigration says no change to journalist visa process in response to media reports and Foreign Correspondents’ Club query

  • Local news outlets have suggested a national security unit is now vetting foreign media visa applications, prompting concern in journalist community
  • But immigration says same division still handling applications, while senior government source calls reports ‘largely inaccurate’

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The Immigration Department has rejected local media reports claiming a new national security unit is now vetting foreign media visa applications. Photo: Roy Issa The Immigration Department has rejected local media reports claiming a new national security unit is now vetting foreign media visa applications. Photo: Roy Issa
The Immigration Department has rejected local media reports claiming a new national security unit is now vetting foreign media visa applications. Photo: Roy Issa
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