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20 men bound to be undocumented workers stopped at NAIA

UNABLE TO present proper documentation, 20 men bound for Sao Tome and Principe were stopped on June 8 by Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). The post 20 men bound to be undocumented workers stopped at NAIA appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineJun 13th, 2018

Repatriation of PH workers from Kuwait under way

About 400 Filipino domestic workers are scheduled to arrive at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) from Kuwait on Monday, as labor and foreign affairs officials prepare details of a deployment ban to the oil-rich country that President Duterte has ordered.   A group of 24 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) --- all of them domestic workers --- arrived at Naia Terminal 1 via Philippine Airlines Flight PR 669 around 6:40 a.m. on Sunday.   They were met by representatives from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)-Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs.   Undocumented workers &n...Keep on reading: Repatriation of PH workers from Kuwait under way.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

Meet the Filipinos who mind Irish children, but cant see their own

Meet the Filipinos who mind Irish children, but cant see their own The Irish Times Many undocumented workers in Ireland cannot see their families for years on end......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Ironic twist of events

Last Friday, three United States (US) Marines soldiers were stopped and held by authorities at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal-3 for non-declaration of the ammunition they brought with them for their flight to Japan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Uzbekistan pulls out the stops for fine winemaking

As the warm, busy autumn becomes a distant memory and winter extends its grip over the Central Asian steppe, Uzbek grape farmer Abdumutal Yuldashev's harvest is bottled up, bound for Russia. If once Yuldashev's 15 hectares (37 acres) of land mostly yielded grapes for the table, now he and his small cohort of workers find themselves on the front lines of an ambitious state-led winemaking drive in the majority-Muslim country. This season his team harvested Bayan Shirei and Rkatsiteli grape varieties, native to the former Soviet countries of the Caucasus. But in the future, more internationally-renowned types such as Chardonnay and Cabernet could be the order of the day, if str...Keep on reading: Uzbekistan pulls out the stops for fine winemaking.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Undocumented workers

NEW YORK — Undocumented migrants have been working for US President Donald Trump’s luxury golf club in New Jersey, despite his denunciation of illegal immigration and insistence on jobs for Americans, The New York Times reported Thursday. Victorina Morales, 45, from Guatemala, has been a housekeeper at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster since […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

NY TIMES: Trump resort hired undocumented workers

NEW YORK --- Two women hired to clean at one of President Donald Trump's golf resorts in New Jersey say they were in the country illegally when they got their jobs, supervisors knew it and that many employees there also lack legal documents, according to a report in The New York Times. The Times reported on Thursday that Victorina Morales and Sandra Diaz cleaned at Trump's golf resort Bedminster, New Jersey, for years despite not having proper documentation. Morales says she used false Social Security and permanent resident cards. A statement from their lawyer, Anibal Romero, says that a supervisor also hurled racial epithets at the women and threatened them with deportation. ...Keep on reading: NY TIMES: Trump resort hired undocumented workers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Fact check: Duterte says no undocumented Filipino workers deported from China

President Rodrigo Duterte told reporters on Tuesday in Bohol that authorities should exercise caution in its crackdown of Chinese nationals working illegally in the Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

PLDT, Smart prepare holiday welcome for OFWs

A 2017 survey by the Philippine Statistics Authority placed at 2.3 million the number of Filipinos working overseas.   Of this number, at least 150,000 would be able to come home for Christmas, according to the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration.   Leading digital services provider PLDT and its wireless arm, Smart Communications, laid out the welcome mat for them on Friday.   Dubbed "Smart #OFWins Christmas Grand Salubong," the campaign was launched at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Terminal 3 in partnership with the Manila International Airport Authority and Duty Free Philippines.   Returning OFWs simply needed to present proof...Keep on reading: PLDT, Smart prepare holiday welcome for OFWs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2018

DFA repatriates 200 undocumented OFWs from UAE

  Some 200 undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) repatriated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were set to arrive in Manila on Monday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.   In a statement released late Sunday, the OFWs who were granted amnesty by UAE were expected to arrive at 8 a.m. on board a Philippine Airlines flight from Dubai.   This latest batch of repatriated workers brings the number of Filipinos flown home by the DFA under the UAE amnesty program to 2,481.   The DFA said it shouldered the cost of the OFWs' immigration penalty fees and airfare. The DFA will also provide the repatriates with cash assistance when they arri...Keep on reading: DFA repatriates 200 undocumented OFWs from UAE.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Bahrain to issue ‘blue cards’ for undocumented OFWs — DFA

BAHRAIN’s recent Flexible Work Permit or “blue card” will help regularize the immigration status of undocumented Filipino workers in the Persian Gulf State, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Saturday. The post Bahrain to issue ‘blue cards’ for undocumented OFWs — DFA appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

11th batch of OFWs arrives from Dubai

Some 105 more distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who availed of the amnesty program of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) arrived on Thursday from Dubai. The group makes the 11th batch of OFWs repatriated following the granting of the amnesty program for undocumented migrant workers. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the repatriated Filipino… link: 11th batch of OFWs arrives from Dubai.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

105 OFWs who availed of amnesty in Dubai arrive in PH  

ABOUT 105 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who availed of the amnesty offered by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) arrived in the country on Thursday from Dubai. The Department of Foreign Affairs said that this 11th batch of OFWs were undocumented migrant workers who either overstayed or ran away from their employers. With the latest arrival, the [...] The post 105 OFWs who availed of amnesty in Dubai arrive in PH   appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

DFA to welcome 105 repatriates under UAE amnesty program

A total of 105 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who availed of the amnesty offer of the Unites Arab Emirates (UAE) for undocumented foreign nationals will be repatriated on Thursday, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). In a statement issued on Wednesday, the DFA said this would the 11th batch of OFWs to be repatriated, which brings the total number of Filipinos flown home by the government agency to 1,301 since the start of the UAE's amnesty program in August. READ:Undocumented Filipinos urged to avail of UAE amnesty program Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the DAF shouldered the exit fines and other penalties and the cost of airline tickets to Ma...Keep on reading: DFA to welcome 105 repatriates under UAE amnesty program.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Airport workers go overtime for Ompong

Personnel of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), Bureau of Immigration and Bureau of Customs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have been asked to extend working hours to assist passengers whose flights were canceled due to Typhoon Ompong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Cash aid for OFWs affected by Ompong

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Sunday said overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by flight cancellations due to supertyphoon “Ompong” could avail themselves of P5,000 in cash aid. They are required to personally appear at the DFA Assistance Desks at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport [NAIA] and the Clark International Airport [CIA] and submit [...] The post Cash aid for OFWs affected by Ompong appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Duterte orders DFA to fix problems of undocumented Pinoys in Jordan

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Department of Foreign Affairs to fix the problems of undocumented Filipino workers here as part of his promise to improve the plight of Filipinos in the Middle East. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Duterte orders DFA to fix problems of undocumented Pinoys in Jordan

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Department of Foreign Affairs to fix the problems of undocumented Filipino workers here as part of his promise to improve the plight of Filipinos in the Middle East.  Source link link: Duterte orders DFA to fix problems of undocumented Pinoys in Jordan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Duterte discusses plight of undocumented OFWs with good guy King Abdullah II

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and King Abdullah II discussed what can be done to help undocumented Filipino workers in Jordan. "There are many undocumented Filipinos... I hope to work on it right away," he said on Friday, September 7 during a gathering of Filipinos based in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Mga Pinoy na legal ang pananatili sa Malaysia, pinayuhang laging dalhin ang kanilang dokumento

Tinatayang nasa 400,000 undocumented Filipino workers sa Malaysia ang posibleng maapektuhan sa isasagawang kampanya ng nasabing bansa laban sa mga illegal migrant doon matapos magwakas ang kanilang amnesty program nitong Huwebes. Source link link: Mga Pinoy na legal ang pananatili sa Malaysia, pinayuhang laging dalhin ang kanilang dokumento.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Nearly 400,000 undocumented OFWs warned of Malaysia crackdown

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) warned nearly 400,000 undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Malaysia to expect Malaysian authorities "to launch a nationwide immigration crackdown" beginning Friday, August 31. The amnesty program for undocumented workers, which was announced in January 2016, ended ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018