BI starts deportation vs 4 Chinese

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Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—The Bureau of Immigration has started deportation proceedings against four Chinese nationals arrested on Sunday with fake travel documents.

Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. identified the Chinese nationals as Chen Yuan, Cai Ying Jie, He Mingbao, Zhan Weiquan. The four are currently detained at the Immigration Detention in Bicutan, Taguig City.

The four were arrested last Sunday while they were about to leave via a China Southern Airlines flight to Xiamen, China when intercepted at the airport’s boarding gate.

Initial investigation showed that the four were victims of fixers who gave them the fake travelled documents.

David said the four had questionable visa extension stamps on their passports and their emigration clearance certificates (ECCs) were tampered.

Under existing laws, tourists departing from the Philippines must have updated their stay and paid the necessary visa extension fees.  Tourists who stayed here for more than six months should secure their ECCs from the BI.

Meawhile, lawyer Ma. Antonette Mangrobang, BI acting intelligence chief said during questioning, the four admitted that they have been overstaying and illegally working in the country.

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  • Pedring2

    Daku, Kanoy, Kilawon, Daisy, Lilac, Iris, etc. are backstabbers. These low-lives of the earth were given shelter in the Philippines from political and economic oppression in their country, given education, allowed to prosper and now stick knives in our back. Those who can’t speak any of our dialects/language, are threat to our country.  Nab and deport them! Do it now while we still have a country! 

    • pfc_kulapu

      pedring si kanoy at kilawon ay isang tao lang…

  • Karabkatab

    If only BI will open their eyes a little bit, they can catch a lot of illegal aliens in the country.  Pero, natatakpan ata ng maraming ninoy aquino ang kanilang mga mata, kaya hayan 4 na tsikwa lang ang nadale…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BFOPP2LDSFJFL6KVGA52SDIVHA John

    Harsher punishment to these foreign nationals, like a fine of 5000 USD or more + imprisonment before deportation. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TEOXDWCP7O2ZBBIRGMGWBSHKOI Mao Mao Chamn

    These four chinese nationals are drug mules.  We have lots of them in our motherland.

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