BI Charges 5 'Fil-Shams,' Deportation Move Starts

Manila Bulletin, October 20, 2004 | Go to article overview

BI Charges 5 'Fil-Shams,' Deportation Move Starts


Byline: jun ramirez and eddie alinea

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) yesterday filed charges of violating immigration laws against five foreign players of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) as the summary proceedings for their expulsion from the country began.

PBA players Rudolf Hatfield of Coca-Cola, Jonathan Ordonio of Alaska, Davonn Harp and Mick Pennisi of Red Bull, and Alex Crisano of Barangay Ginebra were charged before the BI board of commissioners for misrepresenting themselves as Philippine citizens.

Immigration Commissioner Alipio Fernandez Jr. said he ordered the filing of the charges after the DoJ directed the bureau to "undertake with hasty dispatch" the summary proceedings against the players popularly known as "Fil-shams."

"As ordered by Justice Sec. Raul Gonzales, we will act on this case with dispatch within eight to 10 days," Fernandez said, adding that once it is completed, all those concerned can be held and loaded into the next plane since the proceeding has the effect of a summary deportation.

The filing of charges against Pauliasi "Asi" Taulava was held in abeyance until such time that the preliminary injunction he secured from the regional trial court is lifted, Fernandez said.

"Should the injunction is lifted within the period the committees evaluation of the documents presented by the DoJ, then his case will be included," Fernandez assured. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Sign up now for a free, 1-day trial and receive full access to:

  • Questia's entire collection
  • Automatic bibliography creation
  • More helpful research tools like notes, citations, and highlights
  • Ad-free environment

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

BI Charges 5 'Fil-Shams,' Deportation Move Starts
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.