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Al Awir (also spelled Al Aweer) is a town in the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, located about 35 kilometers from the city center. It has long been a centre of agriculture and camel breeding. Among many other Dubai families who have farms at Al Awir, Dubai's ruling Maktoum family maintains a farm in the area.
In 2018 the immigration centre at Al Awir was the location of a major 'amnesty centre', where people who had overstayed their UAE work visas could apply to leave the country with no fines or penalties.
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- "Quick guide to Al Awir Fruit and Vegetable market". Time Out Dubai. Retrieved 2018-09-09.
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- "More than 10,000 people apply for visa amnesty in Dubai". The National. Retrieved 2018-09-09.
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