Re: News: Philippines Urges Workers to Go Abroad Legally

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Subject: Re: News: Philippines Urges Workers to Go Abroad Legally
From: Melanie Orhant (morhant@igc.org)
Date: Fri Jan 15 1999 - 14:16:39 EST


My questions is about what happened to the two women who were killed/died.

mel...........

>The Philippines Government has a vested interest in knowing where its
>migrant workers are, because the Philippines collects taxes on the income of
>migrant workers.
>
>This often makes filipino migrant workers think twice about seeking
>protection because it could result in little help but a large tax bill !
>
>John Davies

Melanie Orhant

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Human Trafficking Program
Global Survival Network

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