Causes of Illegal Immigrants
Illegal immigrants are people who migrate across national borders without complying with the legal requirements. Some people call those they suspect of illegal immigration as illegal immigrants or undocumented immigrants. People who arrive legally but then overstay their visas may also have illegal status. The term illegal immigrant is highly contested because some consider it a pejorative term, since some consider violating the law a moral as well as legal issue. Because of these, the illegal immigrants give serious effects to Malaysia, which makes our government worried about the Malaysian community. Geographical factors also contributed to the illegal immigrants coming to Malaysia. For example, Sabah is bordering in between Indonesia and Brunei. Although there are controls at the border checkpoints. However, illegal immigrants will still be able to enter the country through the alley rats made by some agents. The Malaysian Insider Online Newspaper released on 2 July 2013 by Mohd Farhan Darwis has been posting an article titled Filipinos not a big issue, Immigration DG Tells RCI. In the article there is a statement issued by the Immigration Department director-general Datuk Alias Ahmad that said: “ For Sabah, its geographical position where it shares a border and proximity with neighbouring countries, the issues raging in Indonesia and the Philippines make the Borneo state attractive to immigrants ”. 2.2
Effects of Illegal Immigrants
Migration across our national border by illegal immigrants strongly affects our social security. This is because some of them are the most wanted terrorists in their countries. They come to Malaysia to release themselves from the law impeachment. By doing the own same action in our boundaries, they are associated with the cases of robbery and rape. In fact, entire citizens live in fear and maybe afraid to go outside. Those illegal immigrants are...
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