Visitor’s visa of Australian Sister Fox to expire in 59 days
The countdown for Sister Patricia Fox’s remaining days as a legal visitor in the Philippines has begun.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Sunday that the 59-day period of the temporary visitor’s visa of Fox has begun.
According to an order released by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Friday, Fox only has 59 days to stay in the country as a temporary visitor since the bureau had downgraded her visa.
BI Spokesperson Dana Sandoval said that the downgrade was necessary after Fox’s appeal to extend her missionary visa was denied.
Last July, the BI ordered the deportation of the Australian missionary, a ruling which she appealed at efore the Department of Justice (DOJ)
The DOJ said it would wrap up its review on the appeal of Fox in 30 days. /atm
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