Their reasoning was that because he overstayed
his 29-day crewman visa and worked within 90 days of arrival over 20 years ago, it constituted fraud, and a fraud waiver was now required.
Comparatively, in 2016, a little over 10,00,000 Indians visited the US on B-1, B-2 visas and as many as 17,763 overstayed
. Of these, 2,040 left the US sometime after the expiry of their visas, while 15,723 continued to stay on illegally, as per the official DHS figures.
The Fish Bar in Llandrindod Wells was visited on January 18 and officers discovered a 44-year-old Indian man who had overstayed
his work visa.
Staff questioned the individuals and checked if they have the right to live and work in the UK, and found they had either overstayed
their visas or entered the country illegally.
However, sources close to him said he was not sure about how to approach the authorities as he had overstayed
in the country by several years.
Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was overstayed
Revelation comes from RTI reply
Under the amnesty, anyone who overstayed
their work visa is being allowed to return home without facing punishment, or legalise their stay by finding legal employment, before the end of December.
"The notice has asked him to give an explanation within seven days, and has told him to regulize the overstayed
period if he needs to be in India or otherwise leave the country," he added.
On that occasion a 25-year-old Bangladeshi man who had overstayed
his visa and was working illegally was arrested.
Those who overstayed
for only a few weeks or months whose skills are still needed here may have found it easier to amend their situation."
Border chiefs are due to launch the project next month to deal with the huge backlog of foreign nationals who have overstayed
their student or temporary work visas, the Daily Mail newspaper reported.
The concessionary rule will apply only for those who have overstayed
their Umrah, Haj and visit visas to the Kingdom.