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Bureau of Immigration to blacklist 459 aliens over fake firms

The Bureau of Immigration will blacklist 459 foreigners found to have used fake companies in their application for work visas, BI Commissioner Norman Tansingco said yesterday
The blacklisting is part of the bureau’s campaign to eliminate illegal aliens in the country, specifically those resorting to fraud to obtain visas, he said.

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American, British sex offenders arrested in Cebu

An American and a British national wanted in their countries for sexually molesting children were arrested in Cebu on Monday.

John Tomas Minor, 42, and Derek Gordon Heggie, 40, were apprehended by members of the fugitive search unit of the Bureau of Immigration based on mission orders issued by BI Commissioner Norman Tangsinco.

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Marijuana plants found inside condo unit of American in Cebu City

A 75-year-old American was arrested by virtue of a search warrant for allegedly possessing marijuana plants and a growing kit inside his condominium unit in Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City on Wednesday evening, November 8, 2023.

The subject of the operation was identified as 75-year-old William Lee Matteson, a pensioner from Nebraska, United States of America.

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Due to the illegal and frivolous complaint made by some anonymous cyber cretin our site was temporarily suspended in Commonwealth Countries.We add, that the restrictions

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BOI Blacklists Rude American

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said an American national was permanently banned from entering the Philippines after showing “rude conduct” and putting “false and profane information” in the eTravel system.

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BOI Bans American Sex Offender

MANILA, Philippines — An American convicted of sex crimes involving minors was barred from entering the country last Nov. 2, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) reported yesterday.
Thomas Henry Vander Waal, 39, arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 on a flight from Taipei, Taiwan but immigration officers found his name was on the BI’s alert list of registered sex offenders, the bureau said in a statement.

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Expats Forums Being Investigated?

Contrary to rumors. As far as we are aware, there is currently no legal proceedings against our website.
While there have been several bogus claims over more than a decade since we have been running, there has not been any succesful claims.and we believe that this will continue.

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