The Philippines is also investigating the supposed links of the 5 suspects to militants in Mindanao
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The planned measures include setting up national 'deportation centers' and offering financial incentives to those who will return voluntarily
Bleak as it may seem for many Filipinos living in America, there is a spirit of defiance among protesters – one fueled by hope
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'What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal... gang members, drug dealers... we are getting them out of our country,' says US President-elect Donald Trump
His deportation ends La Nyalla Mattalitti's more than two months on the run
The latest incident involves a group of 52 Taiwanese, some of whom are due to be deported to Taiwan as China allegedly intervenes
Two Chinese refugees and 9 North Korean nationals are at risk of 'grave human rights violations,' according to the UN human rights agency
The German government approves new measures to cope with a record surge in asylum seekers, including imposing tougher conditions for migrants from the Balkans
Jimmy Go’s family ran the cash-strapped Noah’s Ark sugar refinery, which has pending cases. His deportation was sought by his company's former executive director.
The 4 are among a larger group of tourists believed by authorities to have stripped on a popular mountain on Borneo island, with police still hunting for 5 others
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Vargas missed being covered by the DACA immigration relief when it was adopted in 2012 because it provided a cut-off age of 30 years old for immigrant youth to qualify. He was 31 years old then.
Once he is deported, Marc Sueselbeck will be barred from re-entering the Philippines
'His apologies are accepted but he should still be held accountable,' the AFP says
Activists say a climate of fear in Myanmar's Rakhine state is pushing stateless Rohingya Muslims to flee in "unprecedented" numbers, with almost 10,000 people taking to boats in the region in just two weeks
The justice department has to determine if Sueselbeck would be put in the immigration black list
'Implicit in the admission of foreigners to our country is that they respect the authorities of our country. Such misbehavior on the part of a foreigner...that’s even a criminal offense,' says Justice Secretary De Lima
A document says those who refuse to comply and those without the requisite documentation to complete the citizenship process would be held in "temporary camps in required numbers"
Jamaican-born Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips was returned to Canada late Saturday, September 13, after being detained last weekend in Davao City
Philips was detained last weekend 'due to security advisories from several countries'
Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips was secretly indicted in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York, according to a book. He is awaiting deportation from the Philippines.
Hundreds of thousands of 'illegal' Filipino immigrants in the US are hoping a new immigration reform law could mean a path to US citizenship
The US government decides to keep mum on the pop star's issues
Alleged terrorist Agus Dwikarna – convicted of illegal possession of explosives in 2002 – is deported to Indonesia after serving his 10-year prison term in PH
(UPDATED) In a show of North Korea's "generosity" and in view of his advanced age, the decision was taken to deport him
An ARMM official says they are expecting it to swell to 200,000 if the massive deportation campaign of the Malaysian government would continue
After several reports of misdemeanor and finally an arrest, the pop star might just have to go back home
Based on government estimates, the crackdown will affect 6 out of 10 Filipinos in Malaysia
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Deeply impoverished Haiti and its wealthier neighbor the Dominican Republic share the island of Hispaniola
Thomas van Beersum's Facebook post: 'Although I've been blacklisted, I will still firmly support the just struggle of the Filipino people for social and national liberation'
(UPDATED) The Bureau of Immigration says Thomas van Beersum violated his tourist visa when he attended a protest rally. He is banned for life in PH.
This wave brings to 380,000 the number of foreign workers who have left Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the year.
The Philippine embassy and consulate in Saudi Arabia continue to endorse more undocumented Filipinos for deportation
Illegal migrant workers, many of them Filipinos, are given 3 months to fix their papers
The UN chief urges parties to facilitate humanitarian assistance and respect human rights
'We do not entertain any demands' and will not recognize the 'Royal Sulu Army,' Malaysia says
British CNN host Piers Morgan is asking which countries will take him in if he gets deported from the US for supporting a ban on assault weapons
Guatemala refuses to grant asylum to US anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee, allowing him to be deported to the US to face a murder case
A total of 279 illegal migrants were deported and will face criminal charges in their native Taiwan for their role in a multimillion dollar scam
Nearly 400 illegal immigrants from Taiwan and China will be deported for running a multi-million dollar online and phone scam in the Philippines
New Zealand deports the captain and second officer of a ship that caused New Zealand's biggest sea pollution disaster
President Obama is due to comment on whether to stop deporting young law-abiding illegal immigrants who satisfy broad criteria