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    Immigration Checking Apartments for Foriegners on Overstay

    A couple of weeks ago, the FIN (Filipino Intelligence Network) reported that immigration was visiting apartment buildings to check any foreigners there visa status.

    One of my friends was just caught up in it.

    His passport was at the company's office to get the paperwork done for his WP, so he didn't have his passport on him when immi came a knockin' on his door.

    He's now at Suan Plu immigration waiting for the company to bring his passport to show he's on a valid visa as I post this.
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    You didn't let on that it was Lulu who tipped them off did you.

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    One thing to keep in your wallet is a photo copy of your passport and visa.


    My tenant's bf in Chiang Mai got caught up in something like this around a year ago, when they were in the area checking people's visas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luigi View Post
    One thing to keep in your wallet is a photo copy of your passport and visa.
    Another thing to keep in your wallet is a nice crisp 1000 baht note, Thailand's unofficial most acceptable travel document.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrB0b View Post
    Another thing to keep in your wallet is a nice crisp 1000 baht note, Thailand's unofficial most acceptable travel document.
    Bullshit, try that and you are very likely to be arrested on the spot.

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    I don't want to live in a Thailand where you can't bribe your way out of trouble.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrB0b View Post
    Another thing to keep in your wallet is a nice crisp 1000 baht note, Thailand's unofficial most acceptable travel document.
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    Bullshit, try that and you are very likely to be arrested on the spot.
    Perfectly legal to keep money in your wallet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrB0b View Post
    Perfectly legal to keep money in your wallet.
    Not what your post was about you were advocating for someone to attempt to bribe authority.

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    After much pondering and discussion today, we've come to the conclusions the person was targeted.

    There are two foreign teachers living in the apartment complex.

    Immigration showed up with a picture of one of them to check their documentation. The teacher in question called the teacher that lives in the same complex who came to his apt and immigration wasn't interested in that teacher's paperwork.

    After deliberation.....

    Immigration could only have gotten a picture of this person from their database. Remember, they take a picture of you when you're given a visa. This teacher is on a valid Non-B and they must have known the teacher had a valid visa from their own database.

    Secondly, immigration could have checked their own database before bringing her to Suan Plu. However, the teacher was formally booked (taken out in cuffs from his condo, pictures taken holding the his arrest number and fingerprinted) and a report was filed. It cost the agency 5k to secure the release. We're getting the arrest report translated.

    That's just fucked up. I wonder who was pissed off....

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    Quote Originally Posted by CSFFan View Post
    before bringing her to Suan Plu


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    his arrest number and fingerprinted
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