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Don’t talk to us about illegal immigrants, Warisan tells Umno

KOTA KINABALU:  Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) today hit out at Umno secretary general Tan Sri Annuar Musa over his allegation that Warisan was behind the influx of illegal immigrant into Sabah. Warisan secretary-general Datuk Loretto Padua said Umno had no

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Immigration DG: Detention depots hold more than 9,000 detainees

PUTRAJAYA: There are 9,532 illegal immigrants held at 14 Immigration detention depots nationwide, said Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud. Based on the figure, he said the government spends about RM3.5 million per month to feed the foreigners in the

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Immigration DG: It’s not easy to slip into Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: Who says it’s easy to slip into Malaysia? That is merely a perception, said Immigration Department director general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud. This year, up to Sept 10, the Immigration Department denied entry into the country for about 30,000

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India leaves nearly two million off citizens’ list

GUWAHATI:  Nearly two million people have been left off a list of citizens released today in India’s northeastern state of Assam, after a mammoth years-long exercise to check illegal immigration that critics said targeted the region’s Muslim minority. Resentment against

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Trump asks Supreme Court to allow enforcement of asylum crackdown

US President Donald Trump’s administration yesterday asked the US Supreme Court to lift a court order preventing the government from fully enforcing a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the US-Mexico border. California-based US District Judge

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Five Filipinos detained while attempting to sneak into Tawau

TAWAU: An attempt by a group of five Filipinos to sneak into the country through Tinagat in a pump boat was foiled by Marine Police Force here yesterday. Sabah Marine Police (Region 4) commander ACP Mohamad Pajeri Ali said a

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Integrated ops net 38 illegal immigrants

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 38 illegal immigrants were detained in an integrated operation led by Sungai Buloh police and various enforcement agencies at Kampung Sungai Serai Kuang, early yesterday morning. Sungai Buloh District Police Chief Supt Shafa’aton Abu Bakar

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Bodies of 60 migrants recovered off Libya’s western coast

TRIPOLI: Libyan Red Crescent on Friday recovered 60 bodies of illegal immigrants off the western coast, Xinhua news agency reported. “We recovered 60 bodies of immigrants, including women and children, whose boat sank Thursday off the coast of the city

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US crackdown on illegal immigrants, snared only 35

WASHINGTON: A scant 35 people were taken into custody during a long-threatened US enforcement action that targeted more than 2,100 immigrants who had been ordered deported, the head of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement said yesterday. President Donald Trump described

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Gov’t spends nearly RM3.5 mil on detained migrants’ food

SERDANG: The government spends nearly RM3.5 million a month, an average RM12 per day per detainee – to ensure there is adequate food for them, said Immigration Department director-general, Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud. He said there are 14 Immigration Department

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