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Thailand: Migrant registration deadline to expire soon

Thailand is attempting to crackdown on human trafficking and slavery by having migrant workers register, but many have found the registration process convoluted and expensive.

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    In Thailand, a deadline for hundreds of thousands of migrant workers to register with the government is about to expire.

    The prime minister is threatening to arrest anyone who fails to comply.

    It's thought that there are more than three million migrant workers, around half of them without visas.

    Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Samut Sakhon, Thailand.


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