In continuing efforts to simplify frontline services and improve access of the traveling public, the Department of Justice today announced the issuance of the new Bureau of Immigration (BI) Arrival and Departure Cards. These cards are used to document passengers for border management and compilation of tourism statistics.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has issued an Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order (ILBO) against several individuals, including former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and former Executive Secretary Eduardo R. Ermita, who were linked to the alleged anomalous use of the P900-million Malapampaya fund.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) advised foreigners to always have their Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card (ACR I-Card) in their possession as it serves at the best proof of their legal status and stay in the Philippines.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will launch hopefully before the end of the year an improved border control system at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and other major ports to bolster its ability to thwart the entry of illegal aliens and enhance the integrity of its travel documentation process.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is in the process of procuring new computers, biometrics equipment and other state-of-the-art devices to modernize its operations at the international airports and improve its services to the traveling public.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) warned foreigners blacklisted by the agency to stop using spurious immigration documents in attempting to leave the country, saying there is no way the ruse won’t be detected by alert BI personnel at the airports.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced the arrest of one of China’s most wanted fugitives who allegedly ran a multimillion pyramid investment scam and illegal gambling racket that victimized more than 40,000 people in his country.
With next month’s opening of this school year’s second semester, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) reminded the different schools and educational institutions nationwide to admit only foreign students who have the required study visa or permit.
Immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) arrested a Chinese woman who left Manila and attempted to enter Hong Kong by using a spurious Philippine passport.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has detained 14 foreigners arrested by the police last month for involvement in cybercrimes. BI Officer-in-Charge Siegfred Mison disclosed the bureau arrested the nine Taiwanese and five Chinese nationals after learning that they had posted bail and were about to be released from the Las Piñas City Jail.