No Amnesty for Residence violators this year

Thursday, February 20, 2020

There is no plan for amnesty for residence law violators this year, local Arabic news paper Al Rai reported. Violators who are caught, will be deported and they will not be allowed to enter Kuwait and other Gulf States for a period of 5 years, report added.

According to report, the authorities are aware that many residence violators escape from their sponsors and work with others, where they earn a lot of money, and then benefit from the grace period and pardon to leave to their countries without paying any financial fine, and return again to Kuwait.

The decisions issued from time to time giving violators enough time to amend their residence status, but some expats prefer deportation in order not to pay any fine, and then return to the country or go to work in another Gulf country.

Many domestic workers flee from their sponsors, especially before the Ramadan season to benefit from making large sums of money by working at home on an hourly basis, relying on an amnesty, but this will not happen again, especially since Kuwaitis and their families are being affected. Sources said that the authorities have warned anyone harboring any workers that violates the residence law, or who are absconding legal measures will be taken against them.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Dear IIK,
What ''large sums'' of money are domestic workers going to make at home on hourly basis? Please explain.

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