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Should YOU Move to the Philippines?

Updated 01-21-2020 I’m an American expat from Central Illinois who retired from telecommunications giant AT&T after nearly 30 years. I’ve been married to a lovely…

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USA Leads 2019 List of Sex Offenders Banned from Philippines

Above all, it’s an affront and an embarrassment. The Philippine Bureau of Immigration, BI, banned 160 alien sex offenders from entering the country in 2019….

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Chinese Top 2019 Philippine Immigration’s “Naughty” List

The Philippine Bureau of Immigration, BI, has released their annual “naughty” list. The Chinese lead the 2019 list of 180 rude foreigners barred by the…

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US Citizens May Be Required to Obtain Visa before Entering Philippines

While this story has already been out for a few days, I’ve been sitting on it, waiting for more details. The following post, “US Citizens…

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PH Immigration Nabs British & American Sex Offenders

“PH Immigration nabs British & American Sex Offenders” details a recent PRESS RELEASE from the Philippine Bureau of Immigration. British national 68-year-old William James Neville…

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Top 12 Reasons to get Banned from Philippines

Paupers, prostitutes, public charges and idiots not welcome. Because I recently posted an article regarding “public charges,” I wanted to explore this topic further. Hence,…

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Foreigners w/o Visible Means of Support Barred from Philippines

A July 29, 2019 Philippine Bureau of Immigration Press Release reported 2,300 aliens were denied entry in the first half of 2019. The majority of…

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Bureau of Immigration Bans Personnel from NAIA

“Bureau of Immigration Bans Personnel from NAIA” details a recent Bureau of Immigration (BI) July 26 Press Release. BI’s port operations division (POD) chief Grifton…

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BI Commissioner Warns Foreigners

The present Commissioner of the Philippine Bureau of Immigration is Jaime Morente. Commissioner Morente formerly handled various positions in the Philippine National Police and in…

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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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