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FIA Immigration wing was established in 1975. It has since evolved into a successful unit dealing with the challenges of a rapidly changing international environment. The development of Integrated Border Management System (IBMS) and introduction of E- Visas has added to the efficiency of the system and better service delivery. This journey is incessant because the services delivered by Immigration Wing are linked with the technological advancement happening in the contemporary world. Additionally, to keep pace with the modern times is the main challenge. FIA Immigration is handling more than 22 million traffic of passengers annually at its 27 notified checkpoints/ international borders. Immigration wing is playing an important role since 2018 in the enactment of Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Act 2018 and Prevention of Smuggling of Migrant Act 2018.
Section 17 explains the unlawful emigration offenses as under;
rules, emigrates or departs or attempts to emigrate or depart shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may be extended to five years, or with fine, or with both.
Section 18 explains Fraudulently Inducing to Emigrate as under;
Section 19 defines false representation of Government Authority;
Falsely represents that any emigrant is required by the Government or is to be engaged on behalf of the Government shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years, or with fine or with both.
Section 20 defines violation of terms of agreement with foreign employers by emigrants;
Whoever violates the terms of the agreement with his foreign employer by abandoning his employment or otherwise shall, after his repatriation to Pakistan be punishable with fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.
Section 22 defines receiving money, etc. for providing foreign employment;
Whoever, for providing or securing, or on the pretext of providing or securing, to or for any person employment in any country; beyond the limits of Pakistan.
prescribed amount, or