Kathmandu, May 20 -- More and more countries employing Nepali migrants are coming up with general amnesties for illegal expats in their soil, which undocumented and illegal workers can use to legally exit those countries.

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and fast multiplying cases, several labour hosting countries have relaxed their immigration laws in a bid to encourage illegally staying foreign nationals to use the scheme and return home.

Last week, the United Arab Emirates government announced that all visa rule violators would be exempted from fines if they decide to leave the country.

According to the decision, foreigners whose UAE visa or residency permits expired before March 1, 2020 are not required to pay the fines. Migran...