Approximately 90 per cent of the ten thousand were illegal overstayers
, individuals who came to Japan legally but remained past their legal allowance.
We can thank the drastic drop in the number of Umrah overstayers
to the effective control mechanisms undertaken by the Haj and Interior Ministries, in addition to the cooperation of the 48 Umrah service providers within the Kingdom and the 2,000 foreign agents," he said.
Algeria, Yemen, Bangladesh, Iraq and Malaysia each contributed more than 100 pilgrim overstayers
They tracked down 102 visa overstayers
and 154 other immigration offenders were arrested and removed following unannounced visits by UK Border Agency officers.
The UK Border Agency is now working through a group of potential overstayers
to identify those who have not left.
campaigns which resulted in reducing the number of Overstayers
MUSCAT: Around 11,719 overstayers
have returned to India out of the 23,367 who had registered at the Indian Embassy under the amnesty scheme announced by the Oman government.
They also arrested a large number of visa overstayers
and others who had entered the Kingdom illegally.
So is Home Secretary John Reid's plans to introduce a text messaging scheme for potential visa overstayers
really the best way forward?
However, by far the greatest number of illegal immigrants (or overstayers
as they are called in the Saudi press) in Saudi Arabia are those who have entered the country in order to perform a pilgrimage and then failed to return home.
are visa overstayers
, meaning they did not illegally cross the U.
I am convinced the government could be wiser and more compassionate in its handling of overstayers
and asylum seekers.