First Batch of Jeddah Campers Up for Deportation

JEDDAH--A total of 63 undocumented Filipinos who were among the hundreds of those camping outside the Philippine consulate in Jeddah will soon be deported from Saudi Arabia, reports GMA News. They are the first batch to be sent home since hundreds of Filipinos fearing arrests set up camp last month. Loaded in two minibuses and taken to the deportation center or tarheel in Jeddah by Saudi authorities at 5:30 p.m. Sunday [PHL time] were 20 men, 20 women and 23 children.