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Associate Justice Fiti A. Sunia
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “I don’t care what the Samoa Government says about their citizens being overstayers here in the territory. Just send them back to Samoa.” These were the words of Associate Justice Fiti Sunia during the sentencing of a man from Samoa, convicted of assaulting a high school...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga will be extending for 30-days the “short amnesty” program for overstayers in American Samoa to correct their immigration status, under a proposed amendment to his Dec. 8th emergency declaration due to measles. This is according to the Governor’s...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — GGov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has voiced concerns with overstayers who have not gotten their MMR shots, and has indicated the administration’s willingness to extend the deadline of the “short amnesty” for these illegal immigrants to get vaccinated, as the government moves...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — During the sentencing of a man from Samoa convicted of violating local drug laws, the court said the only option in cases like this, is to send the culprits back to their countries, to save local resources. Mataese Aleki, a citizen of Samoa, was in custody for over 12...
Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Provisions of the Dec. 8th declaration state that all foreigners “present in the territory as of today that are without lawful status and considered an ‘overstayer’, will qualify to apply for amnesty upon receiving a vaccination and presenting confirmation” of the...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Associate Justice Fiti Sunia emphasized during the sentencing of two men from Samoa convicted of drug charges, that sponsors need to understand and fulfill their responsibilities under immigration laws. Sunia said failure on the sponsor’s part — of not renewing the alien...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — One of the co-defendants in the Ottoville drug case from last year will serve 20 months at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) and thereafter, he is to depart the territory and remain outside of its borders for 5 years — the duration of his probation. Si’u...
[l-r] Property Management Office director Niumata Malo, Sen. Fa’amausili Mau Mau Jr and Rep. Gafatasi Afalava
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — There are many “overstayers” right now in American Samoa, declared Immigration Board member, Sen. Fa’amausili Mau Mau Jr., before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The public statement comes amid the growing number of overstayers who are discovered when they appear in...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An overstayer from Samoa who pled guilty to meth possession is ordered to serve 20 months at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF), as a condition of her 5-year probation sentence. Lili Apolo — who has been in the territory illegally for 11 years — appeared in High...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  American Samoa District Court Judge Elvis Patea says he believes the Samoa Consulate Office is trying to dodge his orders regarding citizens of Samoa he has ordered to leave the territory. The judge said two citizens of Samoa, who the court ordered to leave three...

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