'Gen. Adul' repeated purges of July 1 this illegal migrants are arrested, fined, sent back.

Date: 
Friday, 08 June 2018

          H.E. Police General Adul Sangsingkeo, The Minister of Labor presides over the meeting to monitor and accelerate the verification of the nationality of migrant workers and the operation of the One Stop Service at the meeting room on the 5th Floor of the Ministry of Labor. Today (8 Jun 2018) 09.30, by the Minister of Labor said that the Ministry of Labor organized the work of the alien. Citizens of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar come to legitimize, enjoy the benefits and protection of the law according to international standards. In the past, we have been working with the country of origin to prove the nationality of Thailand and open the registration and visa registration (OSS). There are 134,491 people: Cambodia is 104,457 Laos people 12,327 Myanmar people 17,707 people. There are currently 98,803 people left, with 35,688 remaining: Cambodia is 28,760, Laos is 6,349, Myanmar is 579 people. The remaining 5 provinces have to prove their citizenship, Bangkok 13,220 Chonburi 11,491 Trat 4,703 Chantaburi 2,320 and Chachoengsao 1,113. The workers who had to go to the OSS center on January 16, 2018 were 1,320,035 people. The operation was carried out by March 31, 2018 in the number of 961,946 people. Later, the cabinet resolution extended the time for officials to complete the work. On June 30, 2018, there was a total of 360,222 people in the OSS. Currently, 261,744 people are employed, accounting for 72.66%. There are 98,478 people or 27.34%. The remaining 5 OSS centers are: 1. Bangkok 22,529 people 2. Chonburi 17,835 people 3. Pathum Thani 10,737 4. Samut Prakan 5,836 5. Rayong 5,606 people.

         "There are now 3 weeks left. The employer urged the foreign workers to work within the deadline. The Ministry of Labor is ready to provide services to employers and migrant workers fully and please confirm that the government will not be relaxed. No extension of time, certainly June 30, 2018, has not been implemented. Foreign workers will not be able to stay and work. During the last week, there will be a plan to mobilize the big offenders. Starting July 1, if found alien working without a work permit or work outside the right to do so will be fined 5,000 - 50,000 baht and when paid. Fines The alien will be returned outside the kingdom. And do not ask for a work permit within 2 years from the date of the penalty. At the same time, an employer hiring an alien without a work permit or a work permit, apart from the right to do so, will be fined 10,000 - 100,000 baht per alien who hires one. If repeated offenses are punishable by imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine ranging from 50,000 to 200,000 Baht or both. And do not hire foreigners to work for 3 years of the Aliens Management Act of 2560 and the amendment. However, if the foreign worker wishing to work. In Thailand, it must come in the form of MOU importation, " the Minister of Labour said in the end.
         For more information, please contact the Provincial Employment Office. Bangkok Employment Office, Area 1-10 or call the Ministry of Labor 1506 press 2 Department of Employment.

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