immigration

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The Home Minister implicated himself of abuse of power by avoiding to answer a simple question on the involvement of his Special Officer in immigration contracts

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 23 NOVEMBER 2017 | KUALA LUMPUR On 20 November 2017, I raised a question in Parliament to Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is also the Deputy Prime Minister. I quote the question verbatim below: Tuan Sim Chee Keong [Bukit Mertajam] minta Menteri Dalam Negeri menyatakan … Continue reading

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