The request for letter of emigration submission in Sagulung sub-district office increased during Ramadan season. The staff of Sagulung Sub-district transfer service, Junita Silaban, said that from April to May the applicant of the letter moved to a thousand more.
“In a day of filing there are 40 to 50 people,” said Junita when met, Wednesday (23/5). Based on 2010 census, the Sagulung municipality were recording residents of 149,727 people, the real number perhaps double than that. at that time the shipyard in Batu aji and industrial parks in nearby area were able to employ more than 200.000 workforce.
He said the applicant’s letter moved domicile in Ramadan increased dramatically compared to the previous month. Sagulung residents who submitted the letter moved to various regions, such as Sumatra, Java and NTB. According to him, there are various factors people choose to go from Batam. One of them is the employment problem.
“They’re moving back home. The situation is different now more difficult to make ends meet and survive, but now it seems people prefer to go back to their home town, “said Junita.
According to him, the submission of the letter will increased when approaching Eid. “This condition is the same as last year. Many are returning home, “he explained. As mentioned by atam Post, until noon yesterday the queue of filing a moving letter is still crowded. Rusmini, this Sagulung resident chose to go home for work reasons. “Jobs are getting harder,” says the woman who sells at this market.
He mentioned that he had been in Batam for eight years. In fact he is married and has a child. “Mending it back. i still have inherited rice fields and crops in the village, “he concluded.