ASEAN members meet on immigration issues ASEAN

ASEAN members meet on immigration issues

ASEAN Directors-General of Immigration Departments and Heads of Consular Affairs Divisions of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs (DGICM) convened their 22nd meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 6.
Malaysia tightens security ahead of SEA Games 29 World

Malaysia tightens security ahead of SEA Games 29

Malaysia’s police have coordinated with the country’s Immigration Department to carry out a campaign in Kuala Lumpur to eliminate security threats on the threshold of the 29th Southeast Asian Games.
Malaysia to not extend E-card registration World

Malaysia to not extend E-card registration

The Malaysian Immigration Department has decided not to extend the registration for the Enforcement Card Programme (or E-card) for foreign workers although last-minute applicants have doubled since June 28.
Malaysia continues scan of illegal workers World

Malaysia continues scan of illegal workers

As many as 62 foreign women and nine Malaysians were arrested on May 1 during an operation against illegal workers jointly held by the Immigration Department and relevant authorities in Johor state.
Malaysia continues quest for illegal migrant workers World

Malaysia continues quest for illegal migrant workers

A total of 167 illegal migrant workers, including children, were detained in a quest operation in Malaysia’s Selangor state on March 31, Director of the state’s Immigration Department James Lee said on April 2.