Filipino repatriated after overstaying

By ANIQA HAIDER ,  Posted on » Tuesday, November 23, 2010

 A Filipino worker has been repatriated after overstaying his Bahrain work visa by nine years.The man was allowed to leave without paying huge immigration penalties and serving any time in prison thanks to the government’s Easy Exit scheme. Continue reading

New amnesty for illegal residents

Drive launched to ‘pardon’ illegal workers  

LABOUR and immigration authorities yesterday launched a joint campaign to weed out illegal workers.

The ‘pardon’ campaign is being carried out by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and the General Directorate for Nationality, Passport and Residence (GDNPR). Continue reading