The migration authority of Thailand has tightened rules for crossing land borders to citizens of other countries. The restrictions associated with enhanced security measures after the terrorist attack on 17 August that claimed the lives of 20 people.
Now to illegally enter Thailand and stay there without a visa infinite time will be much harder, informs TASS. Migration service of power has tightened rules for crossing land borders to citizens of other countries who enter the country disguised as travelers without obtaining long-term visas.
On the border of Thailand with Cambodia completely stopped issuing entry permits for those residents who leave the country immediately and return back. Therefore the Thai authorities want to fight with flourishing earlier the system "visa-run". This is the name given to a system that allows foreign residents illegally present on the terrain of the Kingdom for a long time.
It turns out in Thailand for travelers from many States provides for visa-free regime, which allows you to stay from 15 to 30 days. To extend this authorization, the traveler must cross the borders of power and return it back than and can take advantage of migrants. Primarily this procedure is on the border with Cambodia, and it was decided to tighten the rules of crossing.
Most travelers arriving in the country by air, these restrictions will not apply. However the immigration authorities can urge the travelers of the documents proving the tourist nature of the trip - for example, a hotel reservation.
Meanwhile in Europe the acute problem of migrants received a new continuation. As informs "Interfax", the Council of Ministers of justice and home Affairs the EU managed to reach agreement on resettlement in other powers of the Union 40 thousand refugees from Greece and Italy, while it considered that it was premature to take a decision on the new proposal of the European Commission - on the distribution of 120 thousand asylum seekers.