Tag Archives: visa trading

15 Non operative companies having 141 laborers busted

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: A team from the Closed Companies Unit of Inspection Department at General Department for Residency Security Affairs discovered 15 companies that do not practice any activities but have 141 laborers under their sponsorship. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of …

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Vital steps pondered to end visa trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: As part of its efforts to combat visa traffickers, the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) is planning to automatically link private and public institutions and agencies to build a fence around the visa traders, reports Al-Rai daily. A source at the PAM said a certificate issued …

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Punishments in play on errant employers – ‘Manpower’ activates labor law provisions

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: The Public Authority for Manpower has activated the legal provisions and decisions for violators of the Labor Law, reports Al-Rai daily. The law stipulates punishing the employer who hinders work of the authority with a fine of not less than KD 500 and not more than …

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Court acquits 2 Kuwaitis of forging official documents

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: The Criminal Court has acquitted two Kuwaiti citizens who work as dataentry clerks in the Manpower Evaluation Department of the Public Authority for Manpower and were accused of forging official documents — the data of a commercial company. The Public Prosecution had accused them of tampering …

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80 pc school janitors found working without work visa – Cleaning worker dies aborting foetus

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: Educational sector has been rocked by a serious scandal after the sudden death of a cleaning worker — as revealed by female cleaning workers in some public schools. Although the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammad Al-Fares last week tried to end a protest …

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Over 100 workers in 22 illusory companies

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: General Public Relations and Media Security Department stated that efforts of officers from the General Residency Affairs Department yielded fruit when they discovered 22 illusory companies registering some 104 laborers under their sponsorship. Statement added Residency Affairs Personnel received information that several …

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Two expats arrested in fake visa case

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: Two expatriates were arrested for their involvement in the issuance of fake entry visas, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The Public Relations and Media Security Department of Ministry of Interior explained that information was received about one of the suspects’ involvement in issuance of fake visa. After conducting …

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Prices vary as visa traders business flourishing: report

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: Since some expatriates from certain nationalities need special approval from the security authorities to enter the country on new visas, this trend is linked to the ‘sale’ of visas by residence traders. The sources said the more strict measures adopted on some nationalities, the higher the ‘sale …

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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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