Dec 31 deadline looms for illegals

Show of hands: Immigration officers processing foreigners during the last minute rush for the B4G programme at the Immigration Department office in Seberang Jaya, Penang.

PETALING JAYA: As the Dec 31 deadline for the Back For Good (B4G) programme approaches, thousands of illegal foreign workers are racing against time to submit their applications to the Immigration Department, with department chief Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud reiterating there will be no extension given.

In George Town, the Penang Immigration department has been processing 1,200 applications over the last two days.

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