Migrant Worker Still Sent to Mid-East Illegally due to HighDemand

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The National Agency for Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (BNP2TKI) Hermono pronounced that migrant workers are still being sent abroad illegally due to high demand. The supervision had progressing released a duration on promulgation workers to a Middle East though direct stays high.

“Most are non-procedural [migrant workers] sent to a Middle East. They cite Indonesians,” Hermono pronounced in Jakarta yesterday. According to him, a high direct for Indonesian migrant workers is due to similarities in enlightenment and religion.

Hermono pronounced 52 regions have frequently sent migrant workers abroad. Cities in Java still browbeat a list, including Indramayu, Pati and regions in East Java. The subsequent on a list is West Nusa Tenggara.

He went on to contend that syndicates find impending migrant workers to be sent abroad quite in a holy month of Ramadan. Hermono pronounced that a recruiters could get Rp50 million per chairman for successfully promulgation workers abroad. “They are will do whatever it takes,” he said.

Director General of Immigration, a Justice and Human Rights Ministry, Ronny Sompie explained that a common modus operandi is vacation or Umrah to get transport papers such as passports.

According to him, migrant workers are means to go abroad illegally since some transport agencies or migrant workers chain companies are not following determined procedures. “They do not concur with a supervision in surety measures,” Ronny said.

The Manpower and Transmigration Ministry has so distant solidified a business permits of 56 migrant workers agencies for purported bootleg activities. The Ministry central Soes Hindharno pronounced that he will continue to guard companies allegedly promulgation migrant workers to a Middle East. “We are now gripping an eye on 3 companies,” Soes said.

ADITYA BUDIMAN