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PIA Press Release
2010/09/16

CFO educates Filipino emigrants on migration

by Oliver Baccay

Tuguegarao City (16 September) -- The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) has visited Cagayan Valley Region to conduct community education and information campaign that seeks to assist prospective migrants to make informed decisions regarding settlement abroad.

Ms. Minda Cabilao-Valencia, Deputy Executive Director, said the campaign aims to generate community involvement in migration concerns and raise public awareness on various issues concerning migration, intermarriage and existing government policies and programs directed against illegal recruitment, documentation fraud and human trafficking.

Mr. Manolo Tibe, Emigrants Services Officer, presented that there are already 3, 207 Filipinos from Region 2 who have spouses of foreign nationals from 1989 up to 2008. On the regional data, Isabela has 1,530, Cagayan-975, Nueva Vizcaya-593, Quirino-98 and Batanes has 11.

Tibe further stated that majority of Filipino immigrants are residing in the United States of America, Canada and Japan. Some are now in Australia, Italy, New Zealand, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, South Korea and other countries.

Dir. Cabilao-Valencia discussed that their campaign aims also to ensure that Filipinos migrating to other countries are adequately prepared to meet the practical and psychological challenges related to international migration.

"This is to give education to the Filipinos who are about to leave the country as permanent settlers in other countries on the economic, social, legal and cultural environment of the country to where they will reside. This is also aimed to avoid unnecessary events that the might experience abroad," Cabilao-Valencia said.

The team visited other municipalities in the region to prepare individuals who are planning to settle permanently, or emigrants, in other countries and educate them on the trend of marrying foreign nationals without knowing their partners? status and background. (PIA 2) [top]

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