Home minister dismisses amnesty for illegal foreign workers

Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin says more than 200,000 illegal workers have taken advantage of the programme with 110,000 have applied to stay in the country while another 100,000 requesting repatriation back to their respective home countries. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 11, 2021.

AMID the clamour from opposition lawmakers and human rights groups over the ongoing raids against undocumented migrant workers, a defiant Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin said there will be no amnesty programme for illegal migrants.

He vowed the raids against the illegal workers would continue.

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