Migrant workers in Thailand face deportation

Two million undocumented workers could be deported in new crackdown on illegal migrants.
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2012 07:58

In Thailand, two million undocumented migrant workers are facing deportation after a registration deadline passed earlier this month.

Many of them could not afford the increased application fees to be documented.

Thailand's labour minister is seeking to delay deportations in a country that has a significant reliance on migrant workers.

Al Jazeera Scott Heidler reports from the port town of Mahachai.



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