10 Aug 2015

Immigrants urged to complete American Samoa amnesty process

3:30 pm on 10 August 2015

People who have registered through an amnesty programme to become legal immigrants in American Samoa, are being urged to complete the process before the September 30th deadline.

The Attorney General, Talauega Eleasalo Ale, says a large number of people are yet to fulfill the requirements to complete the amnesty process.

He says 1146 people who registered have not posted immigration bonds, and more than 600 people who have been approved, are yet to pay for their immigration ID cards.

Talauega says everything, including having a valid ID, must be completed by the deadline.

He says after September 30th, those who have not completed the Amnesty process will be regarded as illegal immigrants.

Talauega says those who are still to post bonds and complete paperwork, should go into the Amnesty Office in Utulei.

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