Overstaying Migrant Worker Arrested During Vaccination 失聯移工打疫苗被捕 勞動部重申「不查處」

An overstaying foreign worker was arrested during vaccination. In response, Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun and the National Immigration Agency reiterated its principles of no report, no investigation, and no charge remain the same.

Legislator (DPP): “Will there be another absconded or overstaying foreign worker who will be arrested next time during the same situation?”

Hsu Ming-chun, Labor Minister: “Legislator, I think after this incident, there shouldn't be another one. I want to make a special note here and stress the government's attitude is we hope all absconded or overstaying foreign workers are able to get vaccinated and protect themselves. Our principle is no report, no investigation and no monetary charge for the vaccines. ”