• Sat, 13 Oct 2018 14:37
    Satun immigration chief transferred after video clip of five-hour queues at checkpoint
    The chief of Satun Immigration Office has been transferred to an inactive post after a Facebook video clip complained of long queues at a checkpoint in the southern province.
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  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 01:00
    A clear statement from Thai Immigration, please!
    There has been a lot of talk recently, most of it incomplete, ill-informed, alarmist or confused, about Thai Immigration’s recent bid to tighten up the rules requiring expatriates here on either marriage or retirement visas to show that they have the required funds.
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  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:47
    Malaysia frees 11 Uighurs, defying China handover request
    Malaysia has freed 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims who escaped from immigration detention in Thailand, their lawyer said Friday, ignoring a request from Beijing to deport the group to China.
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  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:45
    ‘Fake’ lawyer held after visa probe
    A 50-year-old Thai man wanted for fraud was arrested on Thursday in Nonthaburi's Muang district, Immigration Bureau commissioner Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn told a press conference in Bangkok.
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:45
    97 foreigners held in visa crackdown
    Ninety-seven foreigners had been arrested in the northeast for overstaying their visas or working illegally, Immigration Police acting regional director Maj General Natthawat Kandee told a press conference on Thursday.
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  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:44
    Pakistani Christians held in visa crackdown
    Immigration police on Wednesday rounded up 100 Christian Pakistani asylum seekers who have overstayed their visas or lack any visa.
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  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:26
    Two Pakistanis held for trafficking
    Immigration police on Wednesday arrested two Pakistani men on charges of smuggling their compatriots.
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  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
    Prawit orders crackdown on ‘illegal’ foreigners
    Immigration bureau given one month to go after thousands suspected of overstaying or being involved in criminal activities.
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 13:09
    More illegal foreigners land in ‘Big Joke’s’ net
    Pol Maj Gen Surachate “Big Joke” Hakpal, newly appointed as acting Immigration Bureau chief, led police on Monday in collaring 22 citizens of African nations and a Myanmar man on Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Soi 3.
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  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:59
    No visa, lapsed visa means deportation within a month
    Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has told the Immigration Bureau to intensify its crackdown on foreigners without visas or overstaying visas and deport those arrested within one month.
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:00
    How about taking on the boiler room boys, Big Joke? 
    Re: “New Immigration head clamps down on visa ‘tips’”, Around Thailand, October 5. 
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  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 13:11
    Korean man arrested on fraud charges amid temple bell-ringing probe
    Immigration police have arrested a South Korean man in Bangkok who is suspected of being involved in seven fraud cases.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:30
    Temple bell-ringing complaint leads to immigration probe
    Police are checking whether immigration laws have been broken after complaints were made about a temple's pre-dawn bell ringing near a condominium at Wat Sai in Bangkok's Rama III area.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:32
    American suspect arrested in Bangkok
    Immigration police have arrested an American fugitive who is accused of jumping bail on a drug charge in the United States, Immigration Bureau acting commissioner Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal said.
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  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:01
    Koh Tao rape claim probe to end next week
    Thai police expect to finalise their investigation next week into the alleged rape of a British tourist on Surat Thani’s Koh Tao a few months ago, Immigration police chief Maj-Gen Surachate Hakparn said.
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