Four Americans Stopped at Airport

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said it officers stationed at international airports has recorded more attempts of registered sex offenders (RSOs) to enter the country.

In a report to Immigration Commissioner Norman Tansingco, the BI frontline officers said that it has turned back four sex convicts who sought admission as tourists in separate occasions this March.

Mail Order Bride Stopped at Airport

She presented her marriage certificate in the hope of leaving the country as a bride to a foreigner but the document was not enough as she failed to answer basic questions which prompted the Bureau of Immigration at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport who deny them from leaving.

Immigration Commissioner Norman Tansingco said the victim and the suspect, whose names have been withheld, were prevented from boarding their flight to Shenzhen, China via Air Asia shortly before midnight on Feb. 28.

American Pedophile nabbed at Clark Airport

AN alleged American paedophile wanted by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) and US federal authorities for sexually abusing children was arrested by BI officers at the Clark International Airport (CIA). In his report to Immigration Commissioner Norman Tansingco, the BI’s border control and intelligence unit (BCIU) head Dennis Alcedo said Steven Daniel Griswold, 42, was […]

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.