Immigration Office of Bali has deported 408 foreigners from a number of countries during 2014 for violating residence permit.
“We conduct surveillance operation involving foreigners control team (Pora),” said Head of the Regional Office of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Bali Gusti Kompiang Adnyana in Denpasar on Monday.
Besides immigration officers, the team also consists of attorney officials, police and local government.
The Immigration Offices consists of the Immigration Office of Class I Denpasar City, Immigration Office Ngurah Rai of Special Class I and Immigration Office Class II Singaraja Regency.
Of these three offices, Immigration Office Class II Singaraja deported foreigners at the highest number that as many as 282 people.
“The citizen mostly came from China,” he added.
Most foreigners, he continued, working in the hospitality sector and infrastructure projects.
One of them is the project in Port of Celukan Bawang in Buleleng involving citizens from China.
Besides in Singaraja, in the Immigration Office of Class I Ngurah Rai, 70 foreigners were deported and two are currently in the process.
Immigration Office of Class I Denpasar has deported 44 foreigners and six others are in the process of deportation, in immigration detention center as many as 12 people and three others currently in the process of repatriation.
Kompiang also explained that 112 illegal immigrants and are in immigration detention center.
“Besides in Singaraja, we will conduct surveillance of foreigners in Denpasar and Kuta,” added Kompiang.