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316 Mile Long Building

Amorsolo Street

Legaspi Village

Makati City

1200 Philippines

Telephone: (632) 8941441

TeleFax: (632) 8124296

e-mail: gtalaw@gtalawphil.com

 

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9:30AM to 5:30PM PH Time

Monday - Friday

 

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Deportation Litigation

 

Guzman Taņedo & Acain offers legal services to aliens who are facing Deportation Proceedings before the Bureau of Immigration and Deportation.

 

Overview of the Philippine Law on Deportation

 

The law in point is Philippine Immigration Act of 1940. It authorizes the Immigration Commissioner to issue Mission Orders against aliens found to have violated Philippine immigration laws. Arrest Warrants can also be issued against aliens whose activities threatens the national security or whose presence alone poses a serious threat to public health, public safety and national security, and public morals.

 

Legal Remedies

 

The detained alien may file a Petition for Voluntary Deportation before the Bureau of Immigration and Deportation or file a Petition for Habeas Corpus before the Regular Courts if the arrest was patently illegal or has been founded on an unsubstantiated immigration law violation.

 

The detained Alien may also choose to face trial in a Summary Deportation Proceedings, submit a Position Paper and/or file a Motion of Dismiss. In the meantime, he/she may also file Petition for Bail for his/her temporary liberty pending Trial.

 

Related Laws and Cases

 

Immigration Laws

Philippine Immigration Act of 1940

Sections 37, 38 and 39 of Philippine Immigration Act

Rules of Court on Habeas Corpus cases

 

Significant Supreme Court Decisions on Deportation cases

Commissioner Rufus B. Rodriguez vs. Judge Rodolfo R. Bonifacio

[Decided on November 06, 2000]

Grady Edward Johnson vs. Commissioner of Immigration

[Decided on May 29, 1957]

Board of Commissioners et. al. vs. Dela Rosa, et. al [May 31, 1991]

[Decided on May 31, 1991]

 

Arrest Diplomatic Guidelines for U.S. Consular Officers

Guidelines for Diplomatic Assistance of U.S. Citizens arrested overseas

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