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April 24, 2013
Embassy's plea over threat to Filipino work permits

THE Philippine Embassy yesterday appealed to the Bahamas government to allow its citizens to keep their jobs as the Christie administration's new and strict Immigration policies continue to cause concern among businesses.

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April 24, 2013
Embassy's plea over threat to Filipino work permits

THE Philippine Embassy yesterday appealed to the Bahamas government to allow its citizens to keep their jobs as the Christie administration's new and strict Immigration policies continue to cause concern among businesses.

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Filipinos Seek Clearly Defined Work Permit Rules
April 25, 2013
Filipinos Seek Clearly Defined Work Permit Rules

The president of Overseas Filipino Workers International Bahamas (OFWIB) Dr. Leo Ignacio said yesterday his members are "alarmed" over the government's new work permit policy and want a clear cut guideline on how the new rules will be implemented.

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April 24, 2013
Work permit concerns grow

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. has expressed concern over the decision of the government to tighten its work permit policy, but Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell said yesterday the Christie administration will make no apologies over its position.
"This is a rational policy by a rational government, which is acting reasonably in the defense of its own people," Mitchell said.
"Th...

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