RM400 fine to be imposed for first-time replacements, which goes up for each subsequent loss.
UPDATED 5:17PM | Pius Gilbert Louis had been arrested and detained for over a month, despite holding a valid visa.
After raids on 23 premises, the undocumented migrants – including a four-year-old girl – were detained.
Immigration Department DG demands immediate probe into claims made in viral video.
The five, including three foreigners, are suspected of being involved in terrorist activities in Selangor, KL, Perak and Sabah.
Immigration DG Mustafar Ali declines to state which country Hassan Al Kontar will be sent to, however.
According to ABC News, smugglers are capitalising on the relaxed visa arrangement between both countries.
COMMENT | There also needs to be a complaint mechanism to investigate hiring fraud committed by agents.
SUHAKAM INQUIRY | Commission tells department to produce 'suspects list' before the inquiry.
DG Mustafar Ali says 148,774 surrendered under 3+1 amnesty programme this year alone.
The filtering initiative is being established under the directive of the Chinese government.
LETTER | Gov't enforcement, responsible recruitment and employment of migrant labour are crucial to sustaining public order.
LETTER | Comprehensive, rights-based solutions on the issue are needed.
US gov't says the process is underway, but critics say there is little evidence of organised system.
This comes after images of youngsters in cages sparked outrage worldwide.
Anger mounts over the country's zero-tolerance policy which sees children being separated from migrant parents.
The officer could also face possible sacking, says department DG.
Harapan leaders sworn in as ministers have been removed from the state blacklist.
UPDATED 3.10AM | Checks with the immigration system found that Najib and Rosmah have been blacklisted.
Denied entry into Malaysia and unwilling to go home, he lives on airplane food, and showers in the disabled toilet.
DG Mustafar says raids resulted in 26 syndicate members being arrested last night.
The move leaves over 1.8m young adult immigrants with an uncertain future in the country.
International terror groups once regarded M'sia as a hub for document forgery, analyst says.
When needed, passport control will be open to all nationalities to avoid congestion.
Mustafar Ali says some are employed in sectors other than the ones they were registered for.
Five people, including two immigration staff, are detained in connection with the smuggling.