• Sun, 18 Nov 2018 15:42
    Task force cracks down on gang collecting beach entrance fees
    A joint force from the Forest Protecting Operation Centre (FPOC) and the police Immigration Division this week raided a gang that had allegedly been collecting fees from foreign tourists at Phuket’s famed Freedom beach.
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  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:38
    Japanese govt must detail measures to accept foreign workers
    Deliberations on the bill to revise Japan’s Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Law have started at a plenary session of the House of Representatives. The legislation would create new types of residence status to expand the scale of accepting foreign workers.
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:00
    African man accused of romance scam
    A 27-year-old man from Guinea-Bissau was arrested for allegedly forging documents to obtain a Thai visa and aiding a romance scam, said acting immigration police head Maj-Gen Surachate Hakpal.
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  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:30
    Phuket police bust bogus beach entrance scam
    The acting Immigration Bureau Chief Maj-Gen Surachate Hakparn has arrested two Thais who were collecting Phuket beach entrance fees yesterday.
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  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:26
    Urgent : US to deny asylum to illegal border crossers
    Washington - The United States will no longer allow people who enter the country illegally to claim asylum, officials said Thursday, unveiling a controversial new crackdown on immigration.
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  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:33
    Great-grandmother, 106, gets US citizenship on Election Day
    A 106-year-old great-grandmother born in El Salvador became an American citizen Tuesday, as the US held bitterly contested midterm elections in which Central American immigration was a hot button issue.
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  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 17:48
    Two Russians arrested for refusing to leave Kingdom after threat to blow up consular office
    Two Russian men have been arrested for refusing to leave Thailand after their visas were cancelled for threatening to blow up the honorary consular office of Russia for Chon Buri and Rayong, police said on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:28
    Hot : New year gift for foreign tourists next month
    The Thai Cabinet on Tuesday gave the green light to the Immigration Bureau’s proposal for waiver of visaonarrival fees for tourists from 20 countries and Taiwan.
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 20:45
    ‘Big Joke’ to continue with crackdown
    ACTING IMMIGRATION Police chief Pol Maj-General Surachate Hakpal, who recently got the job because of his relentless crackdowns on foreigners, continues with his mission of removing overstaying or illegal foreigners and pulling in more tourists.
  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 01:00
    Time for Immigration Bureau to enter digital era
    I find it interesting that the British and US embassies and now the Australian embassy have withdrawn their services in the ever-stupid document collection by the Thai Immigration Bureau.
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  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 15:02
    German drug suspect arrested in Bangkok
    A German drug suspect who is wanted by Interpol and German officials has been arrested in Bangkok, acting Immigration Bureau chief Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakpal said on Friday.
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  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 09:09
    730 more foreigners rounded up in nationwide crackdowns
    Immigration police carried out their latest nationwide search for foreigners living illegally in Thailand and made several hundred more arrests on Thursday.
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  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 19:00
    Over 1000 officers ‘x-ray’ same number of foreigners in Pathum Thani
    To fulfil his vow to by the end of this month rid Thailand of 7,000 foreigners who have overstayed their visas, Acting Immigration Police chief Pol Maj-General Surachate Hakpal on Wednesday led some 1,000 officers to “x-ray” 25 locations in Pathum Thani’s Khlong Luang district.
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  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 16:10
    Krabi crackdown nets 113 illegal foreigners
    Krabi immigration officers headed to Koh Phi Phi yesterday to continue their crackdown on illegal foreigners.
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  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 09:13
    UPDATE: Cambodian, Vietnamese found dead in Immigration detention cell
    Two men, a Cambodian and a Vietnamese, were found dead in a detention room at the Immigration Police Bureau early on Wednesday.
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