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Malaysia Current Policy and Laws in Managing International Migrant.
The 6th Indonesia-Malaysia Conference, FISIP, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Universitas Airlangga,& Universiti Malaya, 09-13/07/2012. (2012)
  • Dr Rohani Abdul Rahim
  • Ehsan - Rostamzadeh, -
Abstract

Malaysia has specific policies and laws that govern the International Migrants. Liberal policy administered by the British Colonial in the early 19th century can no longer be practiced today due to various problems. At the same time, Malaysia wants to ensure that the rate of economic growth (GDP) continued to surge by an average of at least 7.0 percent per year. The Cabinet Committee on Foreign Workers worked closely with the Cabinet Committee on Illegal Immigrants to address the issues of migrant workers and illegal immigrants. The main notion is to restructure the existing policies on migrant workers as well as seek to reduce reliance on migrant workers. No new authorization given to managing workers 'outsourcing' except for recruitment for certain work sectors. At the same time governance and incentives to local workers are reviewed and restructured. Legislations on the prevention of trafficking in persons, smuggling of people and the immigration legal provisions are further tighten after the application of 6P program (Registration, Legalization, Amnesty, Monitoring, Enforcement and deportation) that strengthen further migrants management. Key words: policy, law, governance, international migrants.

Publication Date
July 9, 2012
Citation Information
Dr Rohani Abdul Rahim and Ehsan - Rostamzadeh. "Malaysia Current Policy and Laws in Managing International Migrant." The 6th Indonesia-Malaysia Conference, FISIP, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Universitas Airlangga,& Universiti Malaya, 09-13/07/2012. (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ehsan_rostamzadeh/19/