6,000 Filipinos in Saudi Want to Go Home

Over 6,000 undocumented Filipinos, including children, in Saudi Arabia are seeking immediate repatriation, reports ABS-CBN News. Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz yesterday said the report came from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Riyadh. “As of April 7, there are 6,277 individuals composed of 5,712 irregular workers and 565 minors who indicated their desire to go home,” she said. Baldoz said a majority or 3,850 of those seeking repatriation are female workers.