Home » Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking You are browsing entries tagged with “Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking”

Trafficked Filipino teachers urged to step forward

Recruiter Isidro Rodriguez is at large. PAWISS PHOTO

Some 500 undocumented Filipino teachers in the United States who were victims of illegal recruiters are being encouraged by the Philippine Embassy to step out of the shadows so they could be assisted in securing immigration relief.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Recruitment agency loses license, another suspended for violations

Philippine Overseas Labor Employment office. Photo from  www.poea.gov.ph

For misrepresentation and engaging in human trafficking activities, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has cancelled the license of Non-Stop Employment Corp., a recruitment agency based in Ermita, Manila.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

64 Pinoys intercepted in ‘back door’ trafficking

Vice President Jejomar Binay. FILE PHOTO

A total of 64 people bound for Malaysia were intercepted by agents of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (Iacat) in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Vice President Jejomar Binay said Friday, citing belated reports reaching his office.

Posted: November 24th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Netherlands funds building of half-way home for trafficking victims

Netherlands Ambassador Robert Brinks: P1.8 million for half-way home for victims of human trafficking  PHOTO FROM PHILIPPINES.NLEMBASSY.ORG

Victims of human trafficking will soon have a half-way home.

Posted: August 24th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Don’t be too eager to offload OFWs, recruiters urge immigration men


Immigration agents at the country’s international airports should not just offload Filipino workers holding overseas employment certificates (OECs) on the mere suspicion that these are fake, leaders of recruitment groups said on Friday.

Posted: November 26th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »