Ministry suspends deportation of foreign workers

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Labor has suspended a decision to deport non-Jordanian workers who are in violation of their work and residency permits, provided they rectify their status by the end of August, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

According to a letter issued by the ministry on Sunday, foreign workers who were issued with deportation orders and who are still in Jordan will be allowed to obtain work permits in accordance with current labor procedures.

The ministry said those included in the amnesty must “rectify their legal situation and pay any related work permit fees and other fines”.

The halt on deportations will last until September 1.

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