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Immigrants line up to renew work permits as program ends

The line stretches down the block before the sun rises in Los Angeles, made up of immigrants seeking help to renew their work permits under a program that has shielded them from deportation but is now nearing its end. Ivan Vizueta, a 25-year-old from Long Beach, California, brought a folding …

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Immigration relocated

KUWAIT CITY, April 3: Following the decision to demolish Capital Immigration Department within the next few days, the transactions of citizens and expatriates affiliated to the governorate will be completed at the old Hawalli Immigration Department premises in Salmiya area, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily quoting reliable sources said reconstruction …

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Labour agents thrive on migration express – 1-way ticket to debt bondage

KANTABANJI, India, Nov 10, (RTRS): Nijam Khan was on a recruiting spree. All through the autumn, he drove to villages around the town of Kantabanji in India’s eastern Odisha state looking for labour. He zeroed in on poor families, jobless men and desperate couples. He gave them cash to buy …

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Airport biometric system traps 232 in nine months

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: General Department for Airport Security arrested a total of 232 individuals in the last nine months from January to September 2015, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The officers arrested 56 individuals after the latter were detected through the fingerprint system, cancelled their residence permits and referred them to …

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