During the first four months of 2016, the Ngurah Rai Immigration Office has deported a total of 70 foreigners for overstaying their visas of violating immigration regulations, Bali Discovery reported.
As reported by Metrobali.com, the head of the Ngurah Rai Immigration Office, Rai Yosep Renung Widodo, said the foreigners were deported for overstaying their visas, misuse of the stay permit, falsification of passports, misuse of a visitors visa and other violations.
Widodo said that while 70 foreign nationals were departed in the first four months of 2016, a total of 357 people were deported during the entire calendar year of 2015.
The largest numbers of foreigners deportees January-April 2016 were Mainland Chinese citizens.
The immigration chief said that computer-based technology were helping officials detain travelers trying to use falsified passports and visas, and identify those overstaying their original visas.
The Immigration office has established a special team to supervise foreign nationals comprised of 30 members drawn from the police, customs, the armed forces, social service and other agencies.