Do not employ illegal residents, warns Fujairah

The Fujairah Department of Residency and Expatriate Affairs has called on the social institutions not to employ illegal residents anywhere in the emirate.

Director General of Fujairah Residency Department Brig.Mubarak Rabee bin Sinan said that the campaign launched by the Interior Ministry to track down is aimed at creating public awareness about the dangers of illegal residency and infiltration to the country.

Bin Sinan pledged every illegal resident and those who employ them ample punishment for violating the country's law.

The Residency department has chalked out yearlong plan to track down the violators, and plainclothes have been assigned to chase every person who stay illegally in the country, he added.

It was earlier last week a nation-wide drive was launched to create awareness against illegal immigration into the country under the slogan, 'No to Violators'.

The campaign, organised by the Directorate of Follow-Up of Violators and Foreigners Affairs set up by the Ministry of Interior, aims to encourage citizens and legal residents to fight the phenomenon of alien infiltration into the UAE by helping the authorities track the infiltrators.

In a country-wide hunt for illegal residents, the Ministry of Interior nabbed a total of 457 violators since the launching of the campaign.

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