JULY 2021

24 - Morente thanks congress for prioritizing new immigration law

23 - Passengers from 10 countries barred entry

22 - 9 Japanese fugitives wanted for telco fraud deported

21 - Rescued trafficking victim assumed identity of friend

20 - Hundreds of slots for hiring of immigration officers, Intelligence agents open to applicants –BI

19 - BI promotes employee engagement amidst the pandemic; Trains 99 incoming immigration officers

19 - 4 Pinay household workers in Dubai with fake Albania-bound docs stopped at NAIA

16 - BI clarifies transiting passengers not included in travel ban

15 - BI deports 9 Japanese wanted for telco fraud

14 - BI to implement temporary ban for travelers from Indonesia

14 - BI hails PH retention of Tier 1 Status in US trafficking index

13 - OFW with fake identity intercepted in Clark

12 - BI warns foreign vloggers not to ‘overstep’ boundaries

09 - BI allows aliens stranded in PH to renew their expired visas

08 - BI returns to Subic after a decade

07 - BI launches drive vs fixers

06 - BI alerts foreigners vs. company offering fake immigration service

05 - BI arrests overstaying French fugitive wanted for sexual abuse of minors

04 - BI deports convicted Bahraini sex offender

03 - BI raises alarm on modus of fixers providing fake visa stamps to foreign students

02 - BI clarifies validated vax cards must be presented upon arrival

01 - BI says vaccinated passengers from 57 countries need only present 7-day quarantine booking

JUNE 2021

30 - BI to implement extended travel ban until July 15

28 - Saudi-bound OFWs intercepted for falsifying age, Morente calls for investigation on traffickers

27 - US fugitive wanted for contempt of court nabbed in Manila - BI

24 - BI to allow departure of US citizens with certain expired passports

21 - BI: Three underage OFWs advised to wear Dark lipstick to conceal age intercepted at Clark Airport

20 - Fully-vaccinated passengers should still present quarantine booking

18 - 15 illegal Chinese arrested in Cavite warehouse raid –BI

17 - BI warns public of scammers pretending to be officials

16 - BI nabs Korean trio wanted for illegal gambling in Makati

15 - Travel ban on 7 countries extended –BI

14 - BI to deport Sokor man wanted for swindling

10 - Aliens cleared of criminal cases can still be deported – BI

08 - Aliens with BI-approved visas can still leave sans ACR I-Card

06 - Trafficking of underage OFWs continues, BI warns

05 - BI clarifies Retiree’s Visa Holders allowed to enter without exemption docs

04 - Trafficking of underage OFWs continues, BI warns

02 - BI backs proposed ‘green lane’ for vaccinated foreign travelers to revive PH tourism

01 - Travel ban in 7 countries extended, tourists still not allowed in PH –BI

MAY 2021

28 - BI hires 100 new officers

27 - More than 400 investigated, sanctioned since 2016 in Morente’s ‘iron fist’ policy

25 - 700 BI workers get second jab of Sinovac vaccine

21 - Aliens with old, unused entry exemptions docs considered expired starting June 1 - BI

20 - BI offices in NCR+ remain open with skeleton workforce under stricter GCQ

18 - BI bares modus of traffickers supplying fake itineraries

16 - Foreign parents of Pinoys need visa, exemption docs to enter PH

15 - Travelers from 7 countries banned from entering PH

13 - BI intercepts another underage OFW

11 - BI reshuffles 430 personnel at NAIA

10 - BI reminds airlines not to board aliens disallowed to enter PH

07 - BI bares trafficking schemes during the pandemic at the country’s major ports

06 - BI to implement expanded travel restrictions, bans travelers from Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh

05 - BI arrests 50 aliens for misrepresenting in Mindanao

02 - Foreign tourists still banned from PH, BI reminds public

April 2021

30 - Aliens with immigrant, non-immigrant Visas may enter PH beginning May 1

28 - BI Implements IATF resolution barring travelers from India

23 - BI frontliners to receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

22 - BI intercepts fake OFWs bound for Qatar

20 - BI arrests 36 Koreans, Chinese, Indonesians in illegal gaming ops in Double Dragon

18 - BI rescues underage OFWs from trafficking syndicate

17 - BI: Travel ban extended; Aliens with DFA-issued travel exemption docs can now enter PH

16 - BI agents nab wanted American sex offender in Bohol

14 - BI agents nabs 3 of Korea’s most wanted illegal syndicate bosses

13 - BI nabs Korean swindler in Las Pinas

12 - BI warns of modus victimizing former OFWs

09 - Restricted aliens traveling to PH for emergency, humanitarian reasons may seek exemption from NTF

07 - Aliens not traveling with Pinoy kin can't enter PH during travel ban - BI

05 - BI warns aliens disregarding laws during quarantine period may be deported

04 - BI stops errant Chinese woman from leaving PH at NAIA

01 - BI Welcomes New Port Operations Chief

March 2021

31 - Foreign seafarers with valid visas are allowed to enter the country – Morente

30 - BI scales down operations in ‘Bubble’ areas during ECQ

29 - Alien parents of Pinoys with valid visas can enter PH

28 - BI nabs high-profile Japanese fugitive wanted for telecom fraud

26 - BI warns of fake employees Extorting victims online

25 - Quick response feedback system Implemented at immigration offices

24 - BI rolls out investigation on immigration officers involved in departure of 44 trafficked women to Syria

22 - Arriving aliens with fake quarantine bookings to be deported

21 - BI intercepts UAE-bound Filipinas victimized by online trafficker

20 - Morente clarifies, man arrested in Valenzuela for drugs sacked by BI in 2020

19 - BI to implement IATF order suspending entry of foreign nationals

17 - BI main bldg. still closed; will reopen Thursday

16 - Wanted American Fugitive Arrested in Davao City – BI

15 - BI main bldg. closes for 2-day disinfection

15 - BI bars 11 Chinese tourists from entering PH at NAIA

12 - BI employees told to observe strict health protocols amid rise in Covid cases

11 - BI reiterates warning on fake entry exemption documents

10 - Some aliens with BI-issued visas still need travel pass to leave PH

08 - BI upholds decision ordering Dutch activist to leave

07 - BI’s 2021 annual report drew 130,000 aliens

05 - BI orders stricter screening of aliens with temporary visitor’s visas

04 - Morente reminds kin of deceased aliens to report such deaths to BI

02 - BI agents nab Korean swindler in Pampanga

01 - BI thanks ARTA for assistance in improving quality of service

February 2021

28 - Aliens with expired reentry permits may now renew at airport

26 - IRR for advanced passenger information system okayed-BI

25 - Wanted Bahraini rape suspect falls in Cavite - BI

24 - BI uncovers modus of fake immigration officer in ‘fixing’ and extortion

22 - BI implements inventory of foreign nationals, Expansion of scope of allowed aliens in country

21 - BI bars entry of 17 Chinese nationals

20 - Arrested law firm employee barred from BI premises; drive against fixers beefed up

19 - BI nabs US fugitive in Tarlac

18 - BI reiterates rule on foreigners engaging in rallies

16 - Unruly foreigners barred entry down to 10% in 2020

15 - Polish fugitive falls in Vday arrest

14 - Immigration officers rescue 4 Dubai-bound Pinays suspected of being illegal recruitment victims

13 - BI readies implementation of revised travel restrictions

11 - 7 Vietnamese nationals denied entry to PH

10 - Annual report ends March 1, BI reminds registered aliens

09 - 35 alien registered sex offenders barred from entering PH in 2020

08 - BI posted P5.9-B income in 2020 despite pandemic

07 - 2 Korean fraudsters nabbed in back to back arrests - BI

05 - Foreign students in PH dropped 75% in 2020 due to COVID

03 - PH emerging as crew change hub for seafarers in Asia - BI

02 - Italian fugitive intercepted in BI Angeles office

01 - French fugitive arrested, 2 others jailed for attempting to bribe

January 2021

30 - BI lifts restrictions to 36 countries, Clarifies other restrictions still in place

29 - BI reports 45% drop in tourist visa extension applications

28 - BI to hire 195 immigration officers

27 - BI to implement inclusion of Czech Republic in travel restrictions

26 - BI deported more than 3k Aliens in 2020

25 - BI barred 3k aliens from entering PH in 2020

24 - BI arrests 510 illegal aliens in 2020

23 - BI agents arrest fake Filipino

22 - Diplomats, Spouse and children of Pinoys from 35 restricted countries now allowed entry

21 - BI arrests 2 Koreans in Cebu for working without visa

20 - Korean online prostitution ring leader arrested in Pampanga –BI

19 - 55 alien fugitives fall in 2020

18 - Intercepted Pinoy victims of illegal recruitment and trafficking lower in 2020 due to pandemic - BI

17 - BI nabs Sokor fugitive wanted for attempted murder

16 - UAE, Hungary added to travel restrictions

15 - Extended travel restriction in effect – BI

14 - Pandemic increased need for quick info –BI

13 - First week of BI annual report draws 15k aliens

12 - 5 Countries added to travel ban list

09 - Passengers from Austria Restricted following new Covid-19 variant

08 - Implementation of expanded travel restrictions underway, 27 countries banned - BI

05 - Korean found dead in apparent suicide

04 - Annual report of aliens underway

02 - Entry restrictions of aliens expanded

 

 

4 Pinay household workers in Dubai with fake Albania-bound docs stopped at NAIA

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