Philippine Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales and members of her delegation on May 30 briefed members of the Filipino American community in the Bay Area on her office’s initiatives in pursuing its constitutional and statutory mandate to promote clean government and ethical public service.
By Nimfa U. Rueda
Three Filipino men have been sentenced for illegally importing military-grade weapons to the United States, including a grenade launcher, a mortar launcher, a rocket-propelled grenade launcher, 12 machine guns and explosives, the US justice department announced Friday.
A former professor of the University of Southern California (USC) accused of sex crimes involving two children in the Philippines has been deported to the United States after a Mexican citizen recognized his picture in a newspaper and informed the US Embassy.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
A Filipino Catholic priest wanted in the United States for theft and possession of child pornography has surrendered to Philippine authorities after more than a year as a fugitive.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Friday said it had deported an American wanted for trafficking and possession of illegal drugs by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).