Domestic workers gather outside Exchange Square in Central during Hong Kong’s third wave of the coronavirus last summer. Photo: Robert Ng Domestic workers gather outside Exchange Square in Central during Hong Kong’s third wave of the coronavirus last summer. Photo: Robert Ng
Domestic workers gather outside Exchange Square in Central during Hong Kong’s third wave of the coronavirus last summer. Photo: Robert Ng

Hong Kong Immigration Department rejects 319 visa applications from ‘job-hopping’ domestic helpers

  • Group representing migrant workers reacts angrily to suggestions domestic helpers are switching jobs so they can rack up repeat severance payments
  • Immigration Department figures reveal a 93 per cent increase over two years in visa rejections issued to helpers suspected of ‘job hopping’

Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong
Domestic workers gather outside Exchange Square in Central during Hong Kong’s third wave of the coronavirus last summer. Photo: Robert Ng Domestic workers gather outside Exchange Square in Central during Hong Kong’s third wave of the coronavirus last summer. Photo: Robert Ng
Domestic workers gather outside Exchange Square in Central during Hong Kong’s third wave of the coronavirus last summer. Photo: Robert Ng
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