A spokesman for the Ministry of Law and Human Rights in Bali, I Putu Surya Dharma, told the State News Agency Antara that Russian nationals dominate those being deported from the Province of Bali.
“From January 2020 through June 2020, 51 foreigners in Bali were deported from Bali. In January, Bali’s Ngurah Rai Immigration Office deported nine people; February eight people; March 19 people, April 7 people, May 6 people, and in June 2, foreigners were ordered to leave the country,” reported Surya on Sunday, 02 August 2020.
For the first half of 2020, Bali’s immigration office said Russian topped the list of foreign nationals deported with 10 Russians shown the door. This was followed by 7 Australian deportees, 5 Bulgarians, 4 Chinese (PRC) nationals, and 3 Philipinos.
The total number of people deported from Bali over the six months totaled 59 people from 26 countries.
The legal infringements forming the basis for deportation were for misuse of visas, and for overstaying their permits.