Immigration bureau ramps up efforts to track illegal aliens hiding in provinces

In a statement on Sunday, the BI said it is hoping to investigate “far flung areas” of the Philippines after receiving reports that some illegal aliens are hiding there. The reestablished hotline also now accepts reports from unnamed individuals......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMar 19th, 2023

BI deports over 1,300 aliens in 2022

More than 1,300 illegal aliens were deported by the Bureau of Immigration in 2022, the BI reported over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

EDITORIAL - From pastillas to trafficking

If they are allowing the illegal entry of aliens into the country for a fee, it’s not surprising that at least 28 personnel of the Bureau of Immigration are now under investigation on accusations of involvement in human trafficking......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

BI: Over 500 illegal aliens nabbed in 2020

Government agents apprehended 510 foreigners for engaging in illegal activities last year, the Bureau of Immigration reported over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 26th, 2021

BI deports Taiwanese‘drug lord’

A Taiwanese man believed to be the leader of an illegal drug ring was deported on Wednesday, the Bureau of Immigration reported yesterday......»»

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BI nabs 3 Taiwanese, Korean for extortion, drugs

Three Taiwanese and a South Korean citizen were arrested recently by the Bureau of Immigration in separate operations for alleged extortion and illegal drug-related crimes......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2023

BI to deport 4 South Korea fugitives

To prove that the Philippines is not a refuge for foreign fugitives, the Bureau of Immigration is set to deport four South Korean citizens wanted by their government for telecommunications fraud and illegal gambling......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2023

BI nabs Chinese over gambling website

The Bureau of Immigration has intercepted a 22-year-old Chinese fugitive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for his alleged involvement in illegal gambling in his country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 30th, 2022

EDITORIAL - Pastillas 2?

In the previous administration, Rodrigo Duterte summoned to Malacañang dozens of Bureau of Immigration personnel implicated in the illegal entry of at least 143 foreigners, mostly Chinese offshore gaming workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2022

BI eyes deporting 345 Chinese POGO workers by yearend

The Bureau of Immigration is targeting to deport the remaining 345 Chinese who formerly worked in illegal Philippine offshore gaming operator companies in December this year, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 5th, 2022

Philippines deports 21 more Chinese nationals linked to illegal online gambling

The Bureau of Immigration said that it has deported 21 more Chinese nationals involved in illegal online gambling operations......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2022

‘Paeng’ to exit Luzon landmass within 6 to 12 hours; out of PAR by Monday – PAGASA

The state weather bureau, on Saturday evening, Oct. 29, said severe tropical storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) will likely exit the Luzon landmass within 6 to 12 hours, adding that based on the latest forecast track, it may leave the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Monday, Oct. 31. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), in its bulletin issued at 11 p.m., said Paeng has crossed the Laguna de Bay and the Metro Manila-Rizal-Bulacan area and is now in the vicinity of Baliuag, Bulacan. Paeng has maximum sustained winds of 95 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 160 kph. “Paeng may maintain its strength from the remainder of its traverse of the Luzon landmass, although the possibility of slight weakening is not ruled out within the next 6 hours,” said PAGASA. (MB Visual Content Group) Hazards affecting PH The weather disturbance, before it emerges over the West Philippine Sea, will continue to bring heavy to intense rains in Metro Manila, Zambales, Bataan, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, Cavite, Batangas, and the northern portion of mainland Quezon until Sunday, Oct. 30. Meanwhile, moderate to at times intense rains may be experienced over mainland Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, Mindoro Provinces, the central portion of Quezon including Polillo islands, and the rest of Central Luzon. “Under these conditions, widespread flooding and rain-induced landslides are expected,” PAGASA said. Wind Signals in effect Tropical Cyclone Wind Signals (TCWS) are still raised due to the weather disturbance. Wind Signal no. 3 remained hoisted in the northern portion of Metro Manila, Bataan, the southern portion of Zambales, Pampanga, Bulacan, and the southern portion of Tarlac. Areas placed under Signal No. 2 were Pangasinan, the southern portion of Aurora, the rest of Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, the rest of Zambales, Laguna, Batangas, the northern and central portions of Quezon including Polillo Islands, Rizal, Cavite, the rest of Metro Manila, Cavite, the northern portion of Oriental Mindoro, and the northern portion of Occidental Mindoro including Lubang Islands. Meanwhile, Signal No. 1 was hoisted over La Union, Kalinga, Abra, Benguet, Ifugao, Ilocos Sur, Mountain Province, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Isabela, the rest of Aurora, the rest of Quezon, Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Albay, Sorsogon, the western portion of Masbate including Burias and Ticao Islands, the rest of Occidental Mindoro, the rest of Oriental Mindoro, Palawan including Calamian Islands, Cuyo Islands, Romblon, and Marinduque, Capiz, Aklan, and the northern portion of Antique including Caluya Islands. Wind Signals in other areas were lifted by PAGASA......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 29th, 2022

BI jail on lockdown

The detention facility of the Bureau of Immigration at Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan, Taguig will be placed on lockdown after BI agents recently foiled an attempt by American and Korean detainees to smuggle illegal drugs in jail......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 2022

45 BI personnel sacking shows no sacred cows in Duterte admin

MANILA - Malacanang is pleased by the decision of the Office of the Ombudsman to order the dismissal of 45 personnel of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) linked to the "pastillas" scam which allowed the illegal entry of Chinese nationals to the country.In a press statement, acting presidential.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2022

Anti Illegal Fishing Efforts in Region 7 Strengthened

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Central Visayas (BFAR)-7 collaborated with a non-government organization called the Anti-Crime and Community Emergency Response Team (ACCERT) to intensify the campaign against illegal fishing in the region. BFAR-7 Regional Director Dr. Allan Poquita and ACCERT President Dr. Miguel Ortiz signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) at the BFAR-7 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 21st, 2021

BI nabs 36 foreigners in Pasay raid

The Bureau of Immigration rounded up 36 foreigners after it raided an alleged illegal online gaming company at the Double Dragon Plaza Tower 3 in Pasay on Monday afternoon, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

36 Koreano, Chinese, Indonesian dinakma sa online gaming

Dinampot ng mga tauhan ng Bureau of Immigration (BI) ang 36 na mga dayuhan sa isang malawakang pagsalakay sa illegal online gaming sa Pasay City. The post 36 Koreano, Chinese, Indonesian dinakma sa online gaming first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

BI nabs Chinese woman over illegal visa

The Bureau of Immigration detained a Chinese woman as she was about to leave for Xiamen for allegedly illegally obtaining a working visa......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 4th, 2021

2 victims of illegal recruitment intercepted at Clark airport

The Bureau of Immigration has intercepted two female passengers allegedly victims of illegal recruitment at the Clark International Airport last week. During the interview, the two victims presented themselves as legitimate overseas Filipino workers bound for Dubai.  The two claimed they have valid Overseas Employment Certificates and employment contracts which turned to be false during […] The post 2 victims of illegal recruitment intercepted at Clark airport appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

Reconsider expulsion of Dutch missionary, BI told

The Bureau of Immigration was asked yesterday to reconsider the expulsion of a Dutch lay missionary accused of involvement in illegal political rallies reportedly organized by terrorist groups......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

BI gets strict on aliens’ database

All agencies that process and issue visas are required to submit all data to the Bureau of Immigration (BI). Commissioner Jaime Morente announced that following the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) resolution on the inventory of foreign nationals, visa-issuing agencies are mandated to provide the BI their list of […] The post BI gets strict on aliens’ database appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021