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Ausman and Steven landed in Abu Dhabi on 8 June 2017, for what turned out to be a traumatic experience. The two Ugandans faced impossible ...
According to Bahrain News Agency (BNA), a pilot project will be launched in April “to help thousands of illegal workers gain legal status in ...
A recent decision by Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior will exempt sponsors from paying return airfare for domestic workers reported as absconding ...
On 14 Dec 2016, Qatar’s new immigration laws will come into effect, replacing the current Kafala system. Doha-based law firm Kochery Associates, ...
Following the examples of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, Kuwait announced plans to adopt an exit-visa system that would require migrants to gain written ...
Last week, Qatari officials announced an ‘end’ to Kafala following a decree by the Emir. Here’s why the changes have little impact on workers’ rights. All the mechanisms of control still in place, including the much reviled-exit permit system.