Thursday, 9 August 2012

Burmese gov’t to offer migrants chance to return home

Mizzima article about Myanmar government plans to issue identity paper to, and financially assist, migrants in Thailand to return home to Myanmar.
Around 150,000 Burmese refugees and migrants now living in Thailand will be given government aid to voluntarily return to their country, officials of the Ministry of Social Welfare and Resettlement said... A certificate of identity would be issued to any Burmese migrant worker in Thailand who wants to return home for good, said the report, excluding law breakers who would have to face the charges against them.

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