Posts Tagged Bureau of Immigration

DOJ: BI reviews visa-upon-arrival policy

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 2, 2019

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is already reviewing if the visa-upon-arrival (VUA) policy should be abolished or amended, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ). Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary...

DOF, expected to earn P2-B monthly tax from POGO industry foreign workers

Maris Federez   •   July 6, 2019

The Department of Finance (DOF) has created an inter-agency task force with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Bureau of Immigration (BI), and the...

Bureau of Immigration calls on public to report illegal foreign workers

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 2, 2019

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has called on the public to report illegal foreign workers in the country. In the past week, the BI arrested 97 Chinese workers, one minor,...

18 PH immigration officers suspended over extortion

Robie de Guzman   •   April 9, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has ordered the suspension of 18 Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers and employees for allegedly extorting P9.2 million from South Korean nationals....

PH Bureau of Immigration ramps up drive vs human trafficking

Robie de Guzman   •   March 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration has ramped up its efforts to combat the trafficking of Filipinos, especially of minors, to other countries. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said in...

BI to foreigners: No extension of March 1 deadline for annual report filing

UNTV News   •   February 27, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign nationals living and working in the Philippines have until March 1 to file their respective annual reports to the Bureau of Immigration (BI). According to BI...

BI finds probable cause to deport Chinese girl in taho-throwing incident

Marje Pelayo   •   February 12, 2019

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) Legal Division recommended deportation against the Chinese girl in the taho-throwing incident in MRT.

Immigration Bureau heightens alert status for possible entry of foreign terrorists

Marje Pelayo   •   January 29, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has alerted all its personnel for possible entry of foreign terrorists in the country following the fatal explosions in Jolo, Sulu. “I...

Knives, blades other contraband seized in BI jail shakedown

admin   •   January 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Several officials of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Wednesday (January 23) conducted a surprise inspection at the BI warden facility where more than two hundred undesirable...

Aliens required to personally report to BI on Jan. 1 to Mar. 1

admin   •   January 2, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has reminded foreign nationals in the country that they need to personally visit the nearest BI office from January 1 to March 11....


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