Illegal foreigners in Taiwan

Illegal foreigners in Taiwan

Between January and June, 2016, Taiwan’s Immigration Administration of the Interior Ministry took in 16,791 foreigners who have overstayed in Taiwan, an increase of 19.2% over 2015.

Of the total, 51.4% or 8,631 are women and 48.6% or 8,160 are men.  Among the total, 7,146 or 42.6% are Vietnamese, 6,480 or 38.6% are Indonesians, and 1,133 or 6.7% are from the Chinese mainland.

Of those apprehended, 60.6% of them are foreign workers who had come to Taiwan legally but went AWOL, ran away from their employment, and remained in Taiwan in hiding.


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Victor Chen, herbalist, alternative healthcare lecturer, Chinese affairs analyst, retired journalist
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