Alien parents of Pinoy with valid visas can enter PH

DAVAO CITY — Foreign parents of Filipino citizens who have valid visas and are traveling with them may now enter the Philippines, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente disclosed that the new rules are pursuant to the latest resolution issued on Thursday by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of …

Immigration arrests American pedophile in Pampanga

DAVAO CITY — Personnel from the Bureau of Immigration (BI) arrested on July 6, a suspected American pedophile wanted by the US authorities for alleged sexual exploitation of a Filipino minor. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente identified the suspect as Michael Kent Clapper, 69, who arrived in the country on May 26, 2019, as a tourist, …

BI workforce on standby for the resumption of flights

DAVAO CITY — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said its officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and other international ports are on standby for the resumption of flights to the Philippines later this week. According to BI Commissioner Jaime Morente, Immigration Officers assigned at the airports still continue to render full-time duties despite …

Immigration arrests 423 international criminal in 2019

DAVAO CITY — The bureau of Immigration has arrested 423 international criminals in 2019 who hid in the Philippines to avoid prosecution of their crimes back home. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said many of the 423 alien fugitives arrested were already deported to their countries of origin and are now serving their sentences behind bars. …

Immigration halts 4 Chinese with fake Paraguay passports at NAIA

DAVAO CITY — Four Chinese nationals were intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for attempting to enter the country with fake Paraguayan passports, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said. The BI’s Travel Control and Enforcement Unit (TCEU) reported that said aliens were intercepted at the NAIA terminal 3 terminal last November 18 when …

BI to deport 2 Chinese nationals wanted for economic crimes

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced the arrest of two Chinese fugitives wanted by authorities in their country for involvement in economic crimes. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente identified one of the aliens as 56-year-old Chen Yanhua, who was arrested last Sunday at a five-star hotel in Parañaque City by operatives from the bureau’s fugitive search …