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“Arrogant” Arab Nabbed by Immigration Agents in Guimaras

Breaking News: “Arrogant” Arab Nabbed by Immigration Agents in Guimaras. A Press Release issued hours ago by the Bureau of Immigration’s Facebook page revealed the…

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American Fugitive Collared by BI Fugitive Search Unit

The Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) arrested an American fugitive, Ricky Masanque Sanchez, 44, last Thursday, June 6. Fleeing to the Philippines in August 2017,…

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US Pedophile Nabbed While Applying for Tourist Stay Extension

While I’ve read some online stories about dim-witted foreigners in the Philippines, this one gave me the bacon with the sizzle. “US Pedophile Nabbed While…

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Philippine Immigration Bureau Expels 528 Foreigners

It was one of the largest mass cancellations of working visas for fraud, involving 528 foreign nationals. A Press Release from the Philippine Bureau of…

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Philippine Immigration Bureau Warns Against Online Love Scams

Tina Turner asked this question years ago: “What’s love got to do with it?” Because online scammers are at it again in Cebu, the Philippine…

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Philippines Retirement Problems for Foreigners

What problems could you expect if you plan to spend your Golden Years in the PH? “Philippines Retirement Problems for Foreigners” addresses some of the…

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American Sex Offenders Comprise 75% Philippines No Entry List

Seems like a list the majority of US citizens wouldn’t be proud of. “American Sex Offenders Comprise 75% Philippines No Entry List.”  PhilippinesPlus posted the…

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Aklan Boracay Undocumented Foreigners Targeted

Almost 2,000 foreigners are illegally staying and working in the province of Aklan, home to Boracay Island. The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Aklan (SP) is going…

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American Held Since 2013 Dies in Philippine Immigration Jail

Food server Loreto Abacia was making the rounds at the Bureau of Immigration (BI) Warden Facility in Taguig City. Abacia was delivering food for the…

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“Ex-Bulls” Forward (?) Busted in Davao Pyramiding Scam

Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) agents arrested James Edward Booyer III, 36, this past January 24, 2019. Booyer, according to a BI website Press Release…

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Foreigners Entering Philippines Face Increased Scrutiny

The Philippine Bureau of Immigration may be asking more questions of foreigners entering the Philippines. Arriving at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport? Other PH international…

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Americans Only Finish 2nd Place on 2018 Immigration’s Rude List

The Crusty Old (American) Expat noticed an interesting press release from the Official Website of the Philippine Bureau of Immigration today. “BI Barred 133 Rude…

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Actor’s Temper Tantrum Triggers BI Balikbayan Reminder

An Actor’s Temper Tantrum Triggers BI Balikbayan Reminder.  A Bureau of Immigration, BI, Press Release regarding the Balikbayan Privilege was recently issued. A local celebrity,…

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