immigration

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Al Jazeera exposé on immigration: Four questions for Home Minister

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 09 AUGUST 2017 | PARLIAMENT, KUALA LUMPUR International media outlet Al-Jazeera aired a special report on 20 July 2017, on the exploitation of migrant workers in Malaysia and abuse of power by the Malaysian Immigration authority. I was interviewed in the programme to provide my views … Continue reading

Zahid Hamidi should stop abusing government agencies to play politics and start focusing on dealing with crisis within the Home Ministry

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP of Bukit Mertajam 1 AUGUST 2017 | PARLIAMENT, KUALA LUMPUR On 16 May 2017, NST reported that NOT FEWER than 30 would-be Daesh fighters who were arrested in other countries for attempting to join the terrorist group in Syria had “secretly” entered Malaysia. (Source: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2017/05/239653/exclusive-threat-unwanted-tourists) These Daesh fighters were … Continue reading

Forest City: No mercy for employers but treat the illegal migrant workers as victims of human trafficking

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 11 MAY 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM, PULAU PINANG I refer to the news report on undocumented migrant workers in the Johor Forest City development. (Source: https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/381555) After the exposé, the Home Ministry had said that they will legalise these undocumented migrant workers.  The combination of loose … Continue reading

Hari Buruh 2017: Pekerja migran di Malaysia

Saya sudah banyak kali membangkitkan isu imigresen dan pekerja migran di negara kita. Pendirian saya terhadap masalah ini jelas: kerajaan perlu merombak semula dasar imigresen yang hanya menguntungkan kroni serta merangka satu pelan sumber manusia komprehensif agar negara kita boleh memaksimakan tenaga kerja tempatan. Sempena Hari Buruh ini, saya ingin mengetengahkan nasib pekerja migran di … Continue reading