Cases involving stateless children go to federal court

PUTRAJAYA:┬áThe Federal Court will hear appeals brought by parents in three separate cases if stateless children could be accorded citizenship. This follows a decision by the Federal Court’s three-man bench today, to allow leave sought by the parents of children who were born in Malaysia but could not be granted citizenship to proceed with their…

Immigration: Rohingya refugees allowed entry into Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: Rohingya fleeing persecution from Rakhine state in Myanmar will be permitted entry into Malaysia but the Immigration Department would still need to distinguish between genuine refugees and economic migrants. “The influx will happen, and Malaysia is one of the refugees’ destinations. I want to emphasise that we will follow whatever policy decisions made by…