Enforcement actions against employers of migrant domestic workers for violating the ImmD Ord

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Dear Immigration Department,

Following L/M (2) in ImmD ORS/6-5/2(R) Pt.2, I am writing to enquire the following:
- The number of employers of migrant domestic workers arrested for violations of the Immigration Ordinance in the second and third quarter of 2019; and
- The number of employers of migrant domestic workers prosecuted for violations of the Immigration Ordinance in the second and third quarter of 2019.

Many thanks for your assistance.

Regards,
Rachel Li
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

入境事務處

Our ref. : IL/00810911/19

Our reference: L/M (2) in ImmD ORS/6-5/2(R) Pt.2

 

Dear Ms LI,

 

Thank you for your email on 5 December 2019.

 

The number of employers arrested and prosecuted under the Immigration
Ordinance for illegally employing foreign domestic helpers (FDHs) or
instructing FDHs to perform non-domestic duties, or aiding or abetting
FDHs in making false representations to officers of the Immigration
Department for obtaining employment visas are tabulated as follows:

 

+-----------------------------------+
| | 2019 |
| Year |------------------------|
| |2^nd quarter| 3^rd |
| | | quarter |
|----------+------------+-----------|
| Arrested | 26 | 22 |
|----------+------------+-----------|
|Prosecuted| 15 | 14 |
+-----------------------------------+

 

Hope you find the above information useful.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

(LEE Man chun)

for Director of Immigration

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