Breakdown of nationality of non-refoulement claimants

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Dear Immigration Department,

May I have the breakdown of nationality of all non-refoulement claimants as of 31 March 2017, including that of those aggregated as 'others' on your webpage http://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/facts/enforce... ?

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,
Annie Li
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

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Dear Ms Li,

 

Thank you for your email dd 10 April 2017.  Regarding the matters raised
therein, we would revert to you in due course.

 

Best Regards,

 

Beatrice Yiu

for Director of Immigration

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist
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本處檔號: L/M (31) in ImmD RALOS/6-20/3/C

 

Dear Ms Li,

 

Thank you for your enquiry dated 10 April 2017.  Further to our interim
reply dated 19 April, please find the updated statistics relating to
non-refoulement claims from the website of the Immigration Department at
the link below:

 

[1]http://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/facts/enforce...

 

Best Regards,

 

KWOK Chi-wing

for Director of Immigration

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist
[2]https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL...
at Hong Kong Immigration Department YouTube Channel. The concerned video
clips have Cantonese voice-over supplemented by Chinese or English
subtitles.

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Dear Immigration Department,

Thank you for your email. As stated in my email requesting the information, could you please provide the breakdown of nationality of non-refoulement claimants grouped as 'others' on your webpage http://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/facts/enforce... ?

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,
Annie Li

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本處檔號: L/M (31) in ImmD RALOS/6-20/3/C

Dear Ms Li,

Thank you for your email dd 2 May 2017.  Regarding the matters raised
therein, we would revert to you in due course.

Best Regards,

Beatrice Yiu
for Director of Immigration

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist
[1]https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL...
at Hong Kong Immigration Department YouTube Channel. The concerned video
clips have Cantonese voice-over supplemented by Chinese or English
subtitles.

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本處檔號: L/M (31) in ImmD RALOS/6-20/3/C

Dear Ms Li,

Further to our interim reply dated 11 May, the nationality breakdown of
the 8 956 outstanding non-refoulement claims (as at end of March 2017) are
tabulated below for reference: -

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| 1. | 8 South Asian or Southeast Asian countries: | 90.3% |
| |         Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, | |
| | the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. | |
|----+-----------------------------------------------------------+-------|
| 2. | 34 African countries: | 7.9% |
| |         Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, | |
| | Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo | |
| | (Democratic Republic of), Congo (Republic of), Cote | |
| | D'Ivoire (Republic of), Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, | |
| | Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, | |
| | Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, | |
| | Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, | |
| | Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe.         | |
|----+-----------------------------------------------------------+-------|
| 3. | 6 Middle East or North African countries: | 0.6% |
| |         Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia and | |
| | Yemen (Republic of).   | |
|----+-----------------------------------------------------------+-------|
| 4. | 7 other Asian countries: | 0.6% |
| |         Afghanistan, Fiji, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, | |
| | Singapore and Thailand.   | |
|----+-----------------------------------------------------------+-------|
| 5. | 4 American countries: | 0.4% |
| |         Colombia, Peru, U.S.A. and Venezuela.   | |
|----+-----------------------------------------------------------+-------|
| 6. | 6 European or Central Asian countries: | 0.2% |
| |         Armenia, Finland, Georgia, Italy, Russian | |
| | Federation and Ukraine.     | |
|----+-----------------------------------------------------------+-------|
| | | 100% |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

I hope you will find the above information useful.

Best Regards,

Beatrice Yiu
for Director of Immigration

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist
[1]https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL...
at Hong Kong Immigration Department YouTube Channel. The concerned video
clips have Cantonese voice-over supplemented by Chinese or English
subtitles.

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Dear Ms. Yiu,

Thank you for the information. I am wondering if you have the number of claimants of each nationality like the data in Annex A of this document: http://www.legco.gov.hk/yr15-16/english/...

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,
Annie Li

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Dear Ms Li,

Thank you for your email dd 15 June 2017.  Regarding the matters raised
therein, we would revert to you in due course.

Best Regards,

Beatrice Yiu
for Director of Immigration

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist
[1]https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL...
at Hong Kong Immigration Department YouTube Channel. The concerned video
clips have Cantonese voice-over supplemented by Chinese or English
subtitles.

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Dear Ms Li,

 

We refer to your application for access to information of 15 June 2017 and
our interim reply on 24 June 2017.  We need more time to handle your
request and we shall revert to you soon.

 

Best Regards,

Beatrice Yiu

for Director of Immigration

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist
[1]https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL...
at Hong Kong Immigration Department YouTube Channel. The concerned video
clips have Cantonese voice-over supplemented by Chinese or English
subtitles.

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本處檔號: L/M (31) in ImmD RALOS/6-20/3/C

 

Dear Ms Li,

 

Thank you for your email enquiry dated 15 June 2017.  Further to our
interim replies dated 24 June 2017 and 5 July 2017, I provide below the
nationality breakdown of the 8 740 outstanding non-refoulement claims as
at 30 April 2017 as requested. 

 

I hope you will find the above information useful.

 

Best Regards,

 

Beatrice Yiu

for Director of Immigration

 

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本處檔號: L/M (31) in ImmD RALOS/6-20/3/C

 

Dear Ms Li,

 

We refer to your application for access to information of 15 June 2017 and
our interim reply on 24 June 2017.  We need more time to handle your
request and we shall revert to you soon.

 

Best Regards,

Beatrice Yiu

for Director of Immigration

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist
[1]https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL...
at Hong Kong Immigration Department YouTube Channel. The concerned video
clips have Cantonese voice-over supplemented by Chinese or English
subtitles.

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Dear Ms. Yiu,
Thanks very much for the data.
Yours sincerely,
Annie Li