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'Full Extent of Our Sovereignity. Full stop,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
'Almost all of shabu smuggled into this country come from China, under the control of Chinese nationals. This problem is so serious,' says Senator Richard Gordon
Immigration chief Jaime Morente says the policy update is a better security protocol because 'sheets of papers can easily be lost'
The new rules are set to take effect end of November
Details of well-oiled smuggling routes spanning Vietnam to Europe are under renewed scrutiny after 39 people were found dead in a truck in Britain
With President Donald Trump’s crackdown on asylum seekers, many are stuck in a vicious cycle: traveling thousands of miles to escape violence and persecution, only to arrive somewhere faced with the same fate
A tricky act: Low-income town Douglas in Arizona tries to balance federal and local concerns, as it aims to banish 'myths' about border communities
Cebu Pacific says the new route will cater to the increasing demand for leisure and business travel and will boost investments in the special economic zones in Central Luzon
The bill also calls for prisons and immigrant detention centers to be phased out by 2028
'The BI is now working with US immigration authorities to effect her deportation to the Philippines,' says Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete
The decision, also made in the last fiscal year, is needed to raise the low salaries of Bureau of Immigration personnel until the passage of an immigration modernization law
The way Kobe described his US life is what the vast majority of OFWs/immigrants experience: unending challenges, isolation, despair, hope, trials, momentary success, and seizing of the few available opportunities
(UPDATED) Guia Gomez Castro left the country on September 21, according to the Bureau of Immigration
Bureau of Local Employment Director Dominique Tutay says 1,693 have since applied for the required alien employment permit, while a list of 6,678 others who did not was given to immigration
Immigration officials initially target 4 fugitives wanted in China for economic crimes but find 273 other undocumented Chinese workers engaged in illegal online operations during the raid at Ortigas Center
The ruling by District Court Judge Jon Tigar is the latest setback for Trump's immigration policies, which have been the subject of numerous court challenges
(UPDATED) Subjects of an immigration lookout bulletin order cannot be stopped from leaving the country but President Duterte has told airport authorities not to let those on the list leave
(4th UPDATE) The baby boy has been turned over to the DSWD, says the NBI
Recent polls suggest that the attitudes of Canadians toward immigration is changing
Announcing a new definition of the longstanding 'public charge' law, the White House says migrants will be blocked from entering the country if they are likely to need public assistance
(UPDATED) In his brief address, the US President makes no mention of two ideas he tweeted hours earlier: tightening background checks for gun buyers and linking gun control reform to changes in immigration law
Triggered by statements of concern on the influx of illegal Chinese workers, the Bureau of Immigration is also now considering the possibility of scrapping the scheme altogether
Thousands of undocumented migrants wait in fear ahead of nationwide raids that could have them expelled from the United States
'They came in illegally,' Donald Trump tells reporters at the White House. 'They are going to take people out and they are going to send them back to their country.'
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says the future is 'in smaller and more controlled centers,' after the final inhabitants were removed last week to be sent to another center in Calabria
A shocking photo of the lifeless bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria lying face down in the Rio Grande has fueled concern and outrage around the world
Jasmine Shewakramani, a full-blooded Indian born and raised in the Philippines, could not call herself Filipino for a long, long time
The law will attempt to more closely match the skills offered by would-be immigrants with the needs of the labor market in Quebec, Canada's second most-populous province
The new Canadian caregiver programs will now give work permits that will allow them to change employers quickly
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says the bottom-line of the last-minute deal was simple: 'there will not be an economic or financial crisis in Mexico on Monday, June 10'
President Donald Trump's administration cancels special care in the from of classroom, soccer fields, and art studios, citing a lack of funding
(UPDATED) The US embassy in Manila 'will assume responsibility for certain limited services previously provided' by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Sporting a red 'Make America Great Again' hat, New Mexico resident Jeff Allen proudly oversees the erection of a towering fence of steel slats on land he co-owns
Emmanuel Desreux is given 18 months behind bars and another 18 months suspended sentence for selling inflatable boats with motors to migrants to navigate across the busy waterway from France to Britain.
'I missed the sight of them...jumping with excitement, yan ang pinakanasaktan ako na na-miss ko,' says former ombudsman Conchita Morales after she was denied entry to Hong Kong
(UPDATED) Former Philippine Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales claims she is being surveilled and says 'my cellphones are hacked'
The National Institute of Migration says 700 returned soon after leaving, but around 600 others were unaccounted for
The Bureau of Immigration started granting visas on arrival to ‘qualified’ Chinese nationals in 2017
A former Manileño reflects on the joy and loneliness of being an immigrant
"Today at 3:30 am," says the National Migration Institute, "a group of approximately 350 people broke violently across the Mexican border from Guatemala."
The Finns Party's election manifesto, released after the arrests, goes into detail about a perceived security risk posed by immigrants, particularly in the areas of sexual assault and terrorism.
"Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change our very dangerous immigration laws, we are indeed, as reported, giving strong considerations to placing Illegal Immigrants in Sanctuary Cities," tweets President Trump
Immigration bureau personnel allegedly tell Korean nationals they are 'fundraising' for the senatorial campaign of former Duterte aide Bong Go
The Bureau of Immigration says there were no warrants of arrest against controversial social media personality Xian Gaza when he left the country in 2018
US president Donald Trump reportedly blamed Kirstjen Nielsen for a recent surge in the number of migrants crossing the southern border and felt she wasn't tough enough to implement his crackdown
US President Donald Trump sees his campaign against 'illegal immigrants crisis' on the border as key to his 2020 reelection bid
The arrest follows a nearly two-year search for Joel Aquino Pasay, who was indicted in May of 2017 for the receipt of child pornography
Lee Yun-sung, 49, is facing arrest warrants from at least 3 different South Korean courts for drug smuggling
'We have not made any decisions. ... There has been no determination by me,' says Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan
Immigration authorities arrest and detain 23-year-old Zhang Jiale for purposes of deporting an ‘undesirable alien’