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Saudi Arabia to Deport Hundreds of Thousands of Illegals Come Nov. 3

The illegals include overstaying pilgrims and runaway workers who escaped from their employers.
Illegal migrant workers from Africa in their new home in Levinski Park, southern Tel-Aviv. While Israel is deeply conflicted about evicting illegals, Saudi Arabia has a more effective approach.

Illegal migrant workers from Africa in their new home in Levinski Park, southern Tel-Aviv. While Israel is deeply conflicted about evicting illegals, Saudi Arabia has a more effective approach.
Photo Credit: Roni Schutzer/ FLASH 90

Here’s some good advise from Israel’s neighbor to the south east, regarding what to do with its large population of illegal aliens from Africa: Kick them all out.

The Saudi Ministries of Interior and Labor have urged illegal expatriate workers to legalize their residency and labor status during the current amnesty period, which ends on Nov. 3, to avoid punitive action, Zawya reported.

Mind you, this is Saudi Arabia, where the words “punitive action” carry some serious weight.

The country has hired 1,000 inspectors to check on small business hiring practices and ensure foreigners aren’t working illegally, Reuters reported.

“We have and will continue to have millions of foreign workers,” said Labour Minister Adel al-Fakieh. “We have 7.5 million legal foreign workers, and we need them. We will continue to issue visas for others, but those who want to come to this country have to respect the law.”

Saudi Arabian authorities have already deported hundreds of thousands of illegal workers. The crackdown is aimed at reducing unemployment among legal residents, which currently stands at 12 percent, according to Reuters.

“You have to take speedy steps to legalize the status of workers by approaching government agencies in compliance with rules and regulations,” the ministries of Interior and Labor said in a joint statement issued on Tuesday, according to Zawya.

“Punishment will be imposed on violators, including expats and their employers, in accordance with the law,” the ministries warned. “We will not show any leniency for violators,” they added.

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah extended the first three-month amnesty period in response to proposals made by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Labor and Interior, as the period was not enough to rectify the status of millions of workers.

The royal decree extending the amnesty also cited requests made by various foreign embassies that had complained of the “pressure on their missions” from the large numbers of workers seeking to correct their status.

The decree had also warned of a crackdown on illegal workers after the amnesty ends.

Hundreds of thousands of undocumented expatriate workers, including overstaying pilgrims and runaway workers who escaped from their employers, have rectified their status since the government announced the three-month grace period.

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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4 Responses to “Saudi Arabia to Deport Hundreds of Thousands of Illegals Come Nov. 3”

  1. Alan Kardon says:

    Hope our government reads this and gets tough on illegals.

  2. Cody Flecker says:

    Most probably these illegals will head to the USA where they can register as Democrats, receive welfare, and foodstamps.

  3. Yechiel Baum says:

    let them move to Chicago to live with the Barack Obama's Dead Flywhat worries me is how they sneak into Israel. Is anyone watching the borders?

  4. Yechiel Baum says:

    let them move to Chicago to live with the Barack Obama's Dead Flywhat worries me is how they sneak into Israel. Is anyone watching the borders?

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