RP posts told: Seek amnesty for stranded OFWs

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine embassies and consular offices in the Middle East should make vigorous representation with host governments and seek amnesty for distressed, stranded, and overstaying OFWs, a group of migrant workers said on Wednesday.

“It is now imperative for all Philippine posts abroad especially in the Middle East to work for amnesty for stranded and distressed OFWs and it could possibly be done via diplomatic way,” said John Leonard Monterona, regional coordinator of Migrante – Middle East.

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