Immigration policy continues to be a focus around the world---from Europe’s refugee crisis to the US presidential election. In parts of Asia, another twist on the issue centers on the use of foreign workers. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
Nearly 15% of Malaysia’s work force is made up of people from other countries. That’s according to the government, which puts the number of foreign workers at a little more than 2 million. Non-profit labor groups estimate as many as 2 million more work in the country without documentation.