The Malta Independent 3 March 2024, Sunday
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197 investigations were opened in 2023 after reports of exploitation of third-country immigrants

Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 17:36 Last update: about 24 days ago

In 2023, a total of 197 investigations were opened within the Identita agency, investigating reports of exploitation of third-country immigrants, information tabled in Parliament showed.

PN MP Graziella Attard Previ asked Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri how many reports Identita agency received on the exploitation of immigrants from third-countries since 2013.

Camilleri said that the agency investigates all reports it receives, and that a Compliance Unit was established recently within the agency. He said that in 2023, 197 investigations were opened, 122 of which have since been closed.

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