Indians top the 130,100 expats caught in violation of residency law


The number of individuals who are in violation of the Residency Law reached 130,100 last week, reports Al-Anba daily quoting a reliable source. The source said the latest statistics of the Ministry of Interior showed that the number of expatriates under Article 18 visa (private sector employees) reached 1,408,030; while those under Article 20 (domestic workers) reached 783,372 and those under Article 22 (family or dependent visa) reached 512,306.

The source added that the Indian community is still the largest in the country, followed by the Egyptian community and then the Filipino community