'For example, there are up to 88,000 overstayers
in Taiwan as of October 2018.
Under the mechanism, overstayers
who voluntarily surrender during the five-month period will not be detained, but will pay a maximum overstay fine of NTD 2,000 and a shorter entry ban.
"Some of the Tunisian national will be repatriated quickly because of their health condition," the source added, explaining that the repatriation of overstayers
, regardless of their nationality is made by Saudi Arabia via its airlines.
It also warned private firms against hiring any of the Umrah visa overstayers
. Penalties against the violating firms include fines up to SR100,000, five-year recruitment ban, naming and shaming the firm, one year-jail for the manager of the firm plus deportation if the manager is a foreigner.
"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
Although some of those on the flight will be visa overstayers
and convicted criminals, many are also failed asylum seekers from the country's Tamil minority who fear repercussions of returning to a nation with a dismal human rights record, the paper said.
At a US Senate hearing, on 13 July, a senior US official said that the administration was close to being able to provide a real-time estimate of the number of visa overstayers
in the US.
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.
Mr Lindley's memo, obtained a national newspaper, describes a recent rule change making student overstayers
automatically liable for refusal if they seek a visa extension, and remarks that Ms Homer made "critical comments" about the decision to enforce the removal of the student in whose case she intervened.
Mr Lindley's memo, describes a recent rule change making student overstayers
automatically liable for refusal if they seek a visa extension.
So is Home Secretary John Reid's plans to introduce a text messaging scheme for potential visa overstayers
really the best way forward?