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No amnesty for OFWs who illegally entered UAE after August 1

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Sep. 12, 18 | 9:23 am

Overseas Filipino workers and other foreigners who entered the UAE illegally beyond August 1, 2018 will not be allowed to avail the amnesty which is currently being granted by the UAE government.

Brigadier Saeed Rakan Al Rashedi, director-general of Foreign and Ports Affairs at the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, said that foreigners who illegally entered the country after the said date will have to undergo the usual legal procedures, reported Khaleej Times.

Al Rashedi commended the efforts done at amnesty centers, He also expressed his joy since the amnesty scheme has helped a lot of illegal and undocumented residents in the country.

As of press time, four batches of OFWs from Dubai and the Northern Emirates, and two batches from Abu Dhabi have already returned to the Philippines ever since the UAE government began its three-month long amnesty program.

Previous reports stated that nearly 1,000 OFWs have already benefited from the said amnesty.

All repatriates received financial assistance from the Philippine government with the Philippine Consulate shouldering their exit fines and air plane tickets. They were also given cash aid worth P5,000 each.

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