On Nov 2, 2008, Home Minister,Syed Hamid Albar announced that the National Registration Department (NRD) will be re-issuing green cards, which was stopped in 2004, for residents whose citizenship status were in doubt.
This has resulted in thousands of "stateless" people thronged the National Registration Department (NRD) offices at the Federal administration building kota Kinabalu and in Tawau, 17 November 2008, after the Department announced it will start re-issuing the green MyKad.
In Tawau, the number was estimated at several thousand. Police also had to be called in for crowd control.
Can you imagine seeing another round "registration" or "legalizing Illegals", ...THE CONTINUATION OF "PROJEK IC" EPISODE II