Towards a Renewed Parternership between the French Republic and the Union of Comoros (Vers un Partenariat Renouvelé entre la République Française et l’Union des Comores)
Through this partnership, the Union of Comoros and the French Republic intend to jointly initiate a new dynamic of partnership and to make reciprocal commitments in terms of the fight against uncontrolled population movements and the safeguard of human lives at sea, and in development.
Decree No. 1061 waived the fine for overstaying visas, which was 20 Tunisian dinars for every week of irregular overstay in the country with no capping of fees, for vulnerable migrants including victims of trafficking and vulnerable migrant students wishing to leave the country.
The flexi-visa scheme enables regularization for migrants with irregular status working in “non-specialized occupations” through self-sponsorship, with the possibility to work for different employers in exchange for a fee. The purpose for introducing the Flexi-permit scheme was to combat irregular employment and that migrant workers benefiting from the scheme occupy jobs that are not sought by Bahrainis. In February 2019, the fee was increased as part of the National Employment Programme to promote the employment of Bahraini nationals, with a two-year permit costing BHD 1,469.
Regulation No. 108 establishes a flexible work permit system that allows undocumented workers who meet certain conditions to regularize their status and obtain a work permit without a sponsor for two years subject to renewal.
Morocco launched a four pronged, three-year strategy with a view to integrating regularized migrants, reviewing and adapting the legal, procedural and institutional framework in connection with migration, and basing migration management on human rights principles.