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Putrajaya to deport 4,000 Indonesian migrants ahead of Ramadan

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Mustafar said that the workers could return home before May 15 when the fasting month starts if their families were willing to bear the travel costs. — Bernama pic

KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 — The Immigration Department will repatriate some 4,000 undocumented Indonesian workers soon to ensure they are home in time for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Following initial discussion between both countries, Immigration director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali told The Jakarta Post that those without valid documents were encouraged to turn themselves in for lighter sentences.

“According to the law, the punishment [for undocumented workers] is detainment and deportation.

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