Will Kuwaitis take low-paid jobs vacated by expats?
2 November 2013 Last updated at 16:47 GMT
Kuwait wants to halve the number of foreign expats working there by 2023.
Thousands of workers have been expelled since the plan was announced earlier this year - unions say the crackdown is unfair while some businesses praise it.
But will Kuwaitis want to take on the badly-paid jobs that were previously done by expats? Jonathan Frewin reports from Kuwait City.