The rule that needs to be repealed

Every day in Singapore, hiding in plain sight, are illegal immigrants living in Housing Board (HDB) flats.

Residents feed them, give them roofs over their heads, and let them feel the warmth and care of having a family.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 01, 2019, with the headline 'The rule that needs to be repealed'. Print Edition | Subscribe