Tag Archives: Philippines

Divorce in Philippines?

From the Diplomat: A major push to legalize divorce in the Philippines, one of the world’s most populous predominantly Roman Catholic countries, promises a showdown between the more conservative elements of the Catholic Church and the progressive wings of parliament… … Continue reading

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Duterte Announces Philippines Will Withdraw from the International Criminal Court

On March 15, 2018, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his government will withdraw the Philippines from the Rome Treaty that established the International Criminal Court. The announcement follows approximately five weeks after the ICC opened a preliminary examination into thousands … Continue reading

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ICC Launches Preliminary Examination into the Philippines’ Drug War

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has launched a preliminary examination into Philippine President Rodrigo Dutarte for his brutal “drug war.” Since 1988, when Dutarte was mayor of Davao City, over 12,000 drug suspects have been killed, reportedly at the hands … Continue reading

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Immigrant Visa Approved Based on Marriage, I-130 Petitioner in New Jersey, Beneficiaries from Manila Philippines

CASE: I-130 and Consular Processing (Immigrant Visa) – Marriage-Petition Our client is a Lawful Permanent Resident (Green card holder) from the Philippines. He got his green card through family petition; however, his wife and children did not get the green … Continue reading

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Air France-KLM Threatens to Stop Flights to Philippines

It appears that without a reduction in airline taxes, Air France-KLM will stop serving the Philippine market in early 2012. See Jay Chua, Air France-KLM Has Had Enough of Promises, Malaya Business Insight, Oct. 19, 2011 (available here). Other European… … Continue reading

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