Pregnant illegal workers to be allowed to give birth: Employment Dept

Old Isuzu truck in Ubon Ratchathani

Old Isuzu truck with workers sitting on top of it in Ubon Ratchathani. Photo: Ilya p.

Under a proposal by the Department of Employment, illegal female migrant workers who become pregnant while working in Thailand will be allowed to stay on and give birth here.

Their newborns would be allowed to stay legally with their mothers, director general Prawit Khiangphol said Monday.

Read more: The Nation

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