ANP accuses regional immigration chief of issuing a national ID card to a “Bengali” woman who was born to non-Burmese parents.
The incident appears to have prodded the NLD to follow through on a promise to remove names from a no-entry list targeting both Burmese and foreign nationals.
The fresh charges against the former monk come just three days before his due date for release, after serving a six-month sentence on an immigration charge.
Other children held in detention centers are from Indonesia (422), Philippines (295), Cambodia (121) and 267 from other countries, a Malaysian MP says.
Deputy Immigration Minister Win Myint told parliament that restrictions on white-card holders are in place for their safety, and to protect rule of law.
Z. Brang Seng on leaving for America in 1955 and making it in the “nation of immigrants.”