Legal remedies for aliens who are arrested in the Philippines for cybercrimes

November 22, 2018

Just this afternoon, 93 Chinese nationals were arrested at the Ortigas Techno Point Building 2 in Pasig City after an operation against illegal online gambling was conducted. The PNP Regional Special Operations Unit (RSOU) raided the Finasia Tech Inc. office by virtue of the search warrant issued by the Regional Trial Court, Branch 146 of Makati City.

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Periods for Lifting Blacklist

October 15, 2018

This clarifies the period  and policy for lifting a person’s name in the blacklist.  The periods clearly distinguish the gravity of violation and certain time frames corresponding to the immigration violation and these are required to lapse prior to giving due course to the Petitions or Request Letters to lift entries in the immigration blacklist.

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How to lift your name in the Philippine immigration blacklist?

October 14, 2018

There are foreign nationals, by reason of the gravity of their cases, are not qualified for lifting of their names in the blacklist at the level of the Bureau of Immigration Commissioner. These are foreign nationals who have been blacklisted by reason of their involvement in subversive activities; conviction of a crime involving prohibited drugs and those who are Registered Sex Offenders. These cases require special approval by the Secretary of Justice to lift their names in the blacklist.

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Philippine Working Visas

Philippine Visas: Woking in the Philippines

July 15, 2008

There are only two types of working visas issued by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration and Deportation to foreign nationals who are coming to the Philippines to work. These are the: (1) 9(g) Pre-arranged employment visa; and (2) 47(a)(2) Special Non-Immigrant Visa.

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