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Chinese construction workers arrested for ‘causing trouble’

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) arrested 35 Chinese working as construction workers in a subdivision in Parañaque City, following a complaint that they were “causing trouble” at the construction site.

3 suspected human trafficking victims stopped at NAIA

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) barred from leaving the country three suspected human trafficking victims bound for Dubai on May 17.

5 undocumented OFWs blocked at Clark airport

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) stopped five undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who attempted to leave the country as tourists at the Clark International Airport (CIA) in separate incidents last May 8.

Russian fugitive caught while attempting to extend visa

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) arrested a Russian fugitive who is wanted for large-scale fraud in his country last March 5 at the BI’s main office in Intramuros, Manila.

BI gets new gadgets for faster OFWs e-card validation at NAIA

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) has received new gadgets from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) that would expedite the processing of departing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

Two fugitives to be deported

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is set to deport two fugitives, an American and a Korean, following separate arrests by the bureau’s Fugitive Search Unit (FSU).

BI opens office for Nueva Ecija, Aurora

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Monday opened its BI Nueva Ecija Field Office (NEFO) which covers the provinces of Nueva Ecija and Aurora.

Swede wanted for large-scale fraud caught in Iloilo

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) arrested in San Enrique, Iloilo on Feb. 6 a Swede wanted in his country for involvement in large-scale fraud and swindling case.

BI detains Chinese facing assault, deportation cases

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) has detained the 23-year old Chinese student who is facing assault and deportation cases after throwing a cup of...

21 Chinese illegal workers arrested in Baclaran

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) arrested 21 Chinese nationals last Dec. 18 in Baclaran, Pasay City for illegally working in retail stores in the country.

69 Chinese, Korean illegal workers nabbed

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) and Clark Development Corp. arrested 45 Chinese and 24 Koreans last Dec. 10 for working in the country without proper visas.

6 foreigners arrested for illegal mining, working sans permit

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) arrested six foreigners in Bulacan last Oct. 18 for working in the country without permits and engaging in illegal mining operations.

Immigration orders deportation of Australian nun

By Dane Angelo M. Enerio The Bureau of Immigration on Thursday ordered for Australian missionary Patricia Ann Fox to be deported and to be barred...

BI issues new travel cards for international passengers

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced on Thursday, July 12, in a statement it has started issuing new arrival and departure cards for international...

Merkel dodges political bullet with controversial migrant deal

Berlin, Germany — German Chancellor Angela Merkel survived a bruising challenge to her authority with a compromise deal on immigration but faced charges Tuesday...

UN chief says migration is ‘inevitable’

Lørenskog, Norway -- UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that migration, which is currently posing serious challenges to political leaders around the world,...

Children separated from parents at US border sob, wail desperately

Los Angeles -- Several Central American children separated from parents at the southern US border are heard desperately sobbing and wailing in a recording...

Why is the Trump administration separating immigrant families?

Washington -- President Donald Trump declared Monday that the US will not become a "migrant camp" as his administration faced a backlash for its...

Australian nun in last-minute appeal of Manila deportation

An elderly Australian nun facing deportation after angering Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched a last-minute appeal against the order on Friday, the deadline for...

Australian nun asks DoJ to reverse visa cancellation, deportation order

Text and photo by Dane Angelo Enerio Australian missionary Patricia Fox on Friday petitioned the Department of Justice (DoJ) to reverse a government directive dated...

Immigration forfeits missionary visa of Australian nun

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) have "forfeited the missionary visa of Australian missionary Patricia Fox and have ordered her to leave the country," according...

Chinese fugitive nabbed at airport, to be deported

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) apprehended a Chinese fugitive wanted for "economic crimes" back in China and plans to deport him back to the...

Immigration commissioners to be charged with plunder for P50-million extortion

OMBUDSMAN Conchita Carpio Morales has ordered the filing of plunder charges against Immigration Commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles, together with Wenceslao Sombero, Jr.,...

No letup against human trafficking, immigration bureau says

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) affirmed on Friday that there will be no letup in its campaign against human trafficking as it reported that...