Vietnamese man arrested after entering Taiwan illegally

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/05/05
By: Su Mu-chun and Lilian Wu

Taipei, May 5 (CNA) A Vietnamese man who entered Taiwan illegally to be reunited

(CNA file photo)

with his wife and child was arrested at their home in Taichung on Friday.

The man, surnamed Nguyen, will be turned over to prosecutors on suspicion of violating the Immigration Act.

Nguyen, 36, told investigators at the Central Coastal Patrol Office that he first came to Taiwan to work in 2008, but ran away from his original employer six months later because of a debt problem.

At that time, he began seeing a Vietnamese woman who had already obtained a Taiwan ID and took up odd jobs around the island, but he was caught and deported in 2013 when his girlfriend was pregnant.    [FULL  STORY]

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