No Maldivian has been convicted of human trafficking to date.
The identity fraud was detected by border control officers.
The economic ministry has taken over issuing quotas and granting employment approvals.
Quotas were issued illegally under the previous government, the new immigration controller told the press.
Indian media reported that visas were being rejected by the Maldives because of worsening ties.
State witnesses testify in favour of human trafficking suspects said to have brought large numbers of migrants to the country by submitting fraudulent documents to the...
The immigration department was planning to deport the 76-year-old on February 10 over the lack of a passport or valid work visa when a court order...
Faris was stopped at the Velana International Airport's immigration checkpoint Sunday morning after he checked in to fly to Bangalore, India to visit a sick relative.
Three foreign journalists who arrived last Tuesday on an invitation from the government were threatened with deportation for seeking to enter the country without undergoing a...
A police spokesman said the money was stolen from visa fee deposit drawers at the department’s counters during lunch break.
The immigration department has widened the age range for foreign domestic servants, drivers and attendants to between 23 and 58 years of age.
The police and the Immigration Department are boosting information sharing to tackle chronic problems of human trafficking, the outflow of Maldivians Jihadists and document forgery.