BI uncovers new human trafficking ploy

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on BI uncovers new human trafficking ploy 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) — Syndicates engaged in human trafficking have employed a new scheme to bring their unsuspected victims out of the country by posing as boxers.

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Immigration chief vows to fight illegal activities, emphasizing on human trafficking involving women

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Immigration chief vows to fight illegal activities, emphasizing on human trafficking involving women 

MANILA, Jan. 28 — Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Ronaldo Geron has vowed to work against illegal activities, emphasizing to fight human trafficking particularly of women.

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Korean community appeals the deportation order against fellow Korean

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Korean community appeals the deportation order against fellow Korean 

MANILA, Oct. 29 — The Korean community has requested the Department of Justice (DOJ) to stop the impending deportation of a Korean businessman who was arrested last week for a misdemeanor case.

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Pemberton deportation to take effect after trial –Caguioa

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pemberton deportation to take effect after trial –Caguioa 

MANILA, Oct. 22 — Newly-appointed Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa said on Thursday the Bureau of Immigration's deportation order against United States Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton cannot be implemented while his case is pending trial in a Philippine court.

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Palace acknowledges arrest of former Palawan governor, former Coron mayor wanted for murder

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Palace acknowledges arrest of former Palawan governor, former Coron mayor wanted for murder 

MANILA, Sept. 21 — Malacañang on Monday acknowledged the arrest in Thailand of fugitive brothers, former Palawan governor Joel Reyes and former Coron mayor Mario Reyes, both wanted for the murder of an environmentalist.

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10 Taiwanese charged for violation of immigration laws

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on 10 Taiwanese charged for violation of immigration laws 

MANILA, July 2 — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has filed charges against 10 of the 18 Taiwanese that were recently apprehended in Makati City, for violation of the Philippine Immigration Act.

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BI foils human-trafficking attempt at NAIA

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on BI foils human-trafficking attempt at NAIA 

MANILA, March 26 — Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers on Thursday have blocked the entry of four alleged human trafficking syndicates at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 4 for attempting to traffic 16 victims to malaysia last March 4.

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Immigration issues hold departure order against Ampatuan

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Immigration issues hold departure order against Ampatuan 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, March 9 (PNA) — Sajid Ampatuan, one of the accused in the Ampatuan massacre is barred from leaving the country after he has been placed under the Hold Departure Order (HDO).

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