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Tag Archives: visa trading

22 bogus companies sponsoring 90 people shut

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: Detectives from Residency Affairs Department discovered 22 bogus companies shut down for sponsoring 90 workers who are on a blacklist. Concerned authorities have since been notified to take necessary action against the companies in question. In a statement, the department confirmed that citizenship and passports sector …

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PAM uncovers 843 closed licenses with over 5,000 registered workers

Inspection campaigns carried out in commercial complexes KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Director of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Ahmad Al-Moussa has disclosed that inspection campaigns carried out by the authority uncovered 843 closed licenses with 5,911 registered workers in three governorates, adding the inspection campaigns will continue morning and evening. …

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Noose pulled on visa traders – Permit selling for KD 2,300

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: The issue of demographics has to be tackled with patience and careful planning, reports Al-Rai daily quoting concerned government sources. The source added addressing the imbalance will be done through regulatory decisions related to the labor market that are expected to be issued by the Supreme …

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Signs forged in domestic visa applications

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Securitymen from the Residency Affairs General Department in the Interior Ministry, in cooperation with the Residency Affairs Department in Farwaniya, confiscated several domestic labor (Article 20 visa) applications due to suspicion of forged signatures and arrested two expatriates – an Asian and an Arab. In a …

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Authorised visa facilitation center in India is over charging and processing visas at snail space.

I am an Indian resident living in Mumbai I have a Kuwaiti Visa to be stamped from Kuwait Consulate Mumbai, when I went to consulate to submit my visa in Consulate they informed me to submit it through M/s. Mawared Services India Pvt. Ltd., as authorised visa facilitation center. When …

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Calls for labour court grow amid abuse rise – Expats indispensable: Al-Ajmi

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: A number of expatriates and organizations have called for establishment of the proposed Labor Court by government as a part of measures to deal with visa trading. An expatriate identified as Saber Ali hopes the idea of a labor court may actually happen. Ali lamented he …

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Migrant workers suffer from racist govt decisions: Kuwait Human Rights Society

Exec, legis authorities justify bid to address population imbalance KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: In response to criticisms heaped on the Executive and Legislative authorities by the Kuwait Human Rights Society (KHRS), there has been widespread indignation in both authorities, reports Al-Rai daily. Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, Minister of …

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India sets up migrant center

CHENNAI, India, Sept 12, (RTRS): A new resource centre for Indian migrants employed in Gulf states will help reduce the risk of workers being trafficked to fake jobs and exploited, officials said Tuesday. With a 24-hour helpline and a team of advisers, the Indian Workers’ Resource Centre in Sharjah in …

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‘13 firms with 500 workers referred to prosecution over bogus employment’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah disclosed the State has recovered over KD 500,000 and referred 13 companies with 500 people to prosecution over bogus employment and conspiracy to collect workers aid dubiously. He said the ministry accomplished …

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Kuwaiti accused of selling fake visas to expats caught

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: A Kuwaiti citizen who is accused of swindling expatriates by issuing forged entry visas to them has been arrested. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Security Media explained that the General Department for Residency Affairs received …

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