Taiwan's population consists of over 700,000 migrant workers, a number so large it emphasizes their role in Taiwanese society. Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network shares the following series of informative videos about the lives of migrant workers in Taiwan. Watch the broadcast here：0204 NIA video news report－English
Taiwan Immigrants Global News Network presents weekly news to new immigrant audiences.
News Focus (January 31 – February 06)
NIA held information courses, attracting immigrants to enjoy exciting & educational project
Ministry of the Interior National Immigration Agency (NIA) is strongly promoting the “New Immigrants Digital Application Information Project” that provides free information courses for new immigrants. Participants praised that the game includes using digital devices, Taiwan elements & cultures, and various services provided by the project. The game was an exciting and educational one. (Read More: NIA held an event “Brave Adventure to the Mysterious e-Planet”, attracting new immigrants to enjoy exciting & educational project)
Individuals aged 18 or older urged to get booster dose as soon as possible starting today
The CECC reported that according to the resolutions of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices at the Ministry of Health and Welfare, individuals aged 18 or older who have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine for 12 weeks (84 days) to get a booster dose for better protection. Immigrants and migrant workers are encouraged to get a booster shot to stay healthy. (Read More: Individuals aged 18 or older urged to get booster dose as soon as possible starting today)
Pregnant migrant workers receive psychological & life support and stay at temporary home provided by The Garden of Hope Foundation!
Starting from January 1, consultation on laws and rights, psychological support, life support, and temporary home are provided to pregnant migrant workers, hoping to reduce the cases of undocumented migrant workers. (Read More: Pregnant migrant workers receive psychological & life support and stay at temporary home provided by The Garden of Hope Foundation! )
Additional Automatic 30-Day Extensions Announced for Foreigners who have Legally Stayed for 180 Days or More
Given the continued severity of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, NIA has decided to provide an additional automatic extension to foreigners who entered Taiwan before or on MAR/21/2020, and have not overstayed their allowed duration of stay (including their initial visa and all previous extensions). (Read More: Additional Automatic 30-Day Extensions Announced for Foreigners who have Legally Stayed for 180 Days or More)