Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior is escalating its efforts against individuals living and working in the country illegally. Raids have been underway in various parts of the country as the authorities clamp down on violations of labor and residency regulations. The targeted individuals are subject to legal proceedings and potential deportation.
Ministry’s Enforcement Campaign
The General Department of Residence Affairs Investigations has launched an ongoing investigation campaign, resulting in the arrest of 55 immigrants from different nationalities. These individuals stand accused of violating Residence and Work Law rules.
Following their apprehension, the accused have been handed over to the relevant authorities for further legal proceedings. The arrests were made in the Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, Al-Rai, and Al-Jahra areas.
Adherence to the Rules Encouraged
The Ministry of Interior has issued an appeal urging all residents to adhere to the country’s regulations. It is deemed a legal offense to stay in Kuwait beyond the visa’s expiration date. In addition, there are numerous individuals working without the necessary work permits. It has been emphasized that a valid work permit is a prerequisite for employment in the country.
- Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior is cracking down on individuals living and working in the country illegally.
- An ongoing investigation campaign has resulted in the arrest of 55 immigrants accused of violating Residence and Work Law rules.
- The Ministry has issued a reminder to all residents about the importance of adhering to the country’s regulations, including visa and work permit requirements.