UAE extends amnesty program for 1 month

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 04 2018 11:46 PM

MANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday welcomed the extended amnesty program for undocumented Filipinos in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

DFA urged Filipinos residing illegally to avail of the program before the new deadline expires on Dec. 31.

UAE authorities are expected to launch an extensive inspection campaign against violators of its residency laws next year, DFA said.

Some 2,700 Filipinos have so far sought the amnesty since it was launched in August.