KUWAIT, Oct 11 (KUNA) -- A total of 6,256 illegal residents have adjusted their legal status during the period from 2011 to mid-September 2014, the Central Apparatus for Illegal Residents' Affairs said here on Saturday.
Out of the total, 4,570 illegal residents have adjusted their position into the Saudi nationality, 663 into the Syrian nationality, 651 into the Iraqi nationality, 67 into the Iranian nationality, 46 into the Jordanian nationality and 268 into other nationalities, the director of the agency for status adjustment Colonel Mohammad Al-Wuhaib told KUNA.
The agency provides a package of incentives to illegal residents who adjust their legal status and come up with their original nationalities.
For instance, the agency grants all their family members a five-year residency permit with no fees incurred, free-of-charge educational and health services, supply cards and recruitment at public agencies and bodies. (end)