Wednesday, November 26, 2014   

Immigration Department gives out 2,180 passes
(08-01 12:48)

The Immigration Department distributed all of its 2,180 passes within two hours this morning to the domestic helpers and their agents to collect their visas and submit applications to work in Hong Kong.

Those with the passes are guaranteed to have their cases handled by the department today.
The special arrangement was made by the department as the levy waiver on employing domestic helpers comes into effect today.

The Immigration Department also opened at 7.30 this morning - an hour earlier than usual.
A Immigration Department spokesman said it will increase manpower and extend its office hours today until all 2,180 cases are settled.

STAFF REPORTER
   
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