The helpline was formed at a time when TNWF's Malaysian-partner Teneganita
/ CARAM-Asia received increasing complaints of forgery from Indian migrants.
In fact, Irene fernandez, chairperson, Tenaganita/ CARAM-Asia was herself
in the city to discuss the problem of 'standard' migrants in Malaysia with
the officials concerned, recruiting agents as well as the welfare organisations.
Left) A snapshot in Kuala Lumpur- a city which is fueled by migrant workers
* the building is not related directly to the migrants whom we are supporting
"In the past three months, we have received complains of forged documents
from at least 375 Indians. As the recruitment agents have cheated them,
most of them are camping outside the Indian High Commission, hoping to
be deported. They have neither money nor legal documents,"
said Fernandez. Dec.20, 2002- City Express