Thai Health Minister Walks Back Quarantine Order for Travelers from Nine Countries

March 5, 2020

Thailand’s health minister has backtracked on a Facebook post he made that said travelers from nine “high risk” Coronavirus countries and two Chinese territories must undergo a 14-day self-quarantine upon arriving in Thailand. Other health officials recently clarified that this is not official policy yet, as the government has not implemented any concrete policies yet […]

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Supreme Court Ruling Gives States More Power to Prosecute Illegal Immigrants

March 4, 2020

The Supreme Court ruled recently that states can legitimately target illegal immigrants with identity theft without interfering with federal immigration law. The high court ruling will essentially give states more leeway when it comes to going after illegal immigrants using identity laws. The case concerned undocumented immigrants in Kansas who used false or fraudulent social […]

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Thailand Upholds Death Sentence for Two Foreigners Convicted of Smuggling Meth

March 2, 2020

A Thai court in Rayong province recently upheld the death penalty for two foreigners and a Thai national convicted of smuggling 500 kg of meth into the Kingdom. Australian Luke Joshua Cook and his Thai wife Kanyarat Wediphitak as well as US citizen Tyler Gerard attempted to smuggle the drugs in on yacht but were […]

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Teacher Arrested For Selling Underage Girls for Sex

March 2, 2020

A Thai public schoolteacher and several others were arrested for selling teen girls for sex in karaoke bars they owned in Surin province. In total, 19 girls were detained from after the three karaoke bars were raided by authorities. Seven were underage. The owners of the bars are now being charged with human trafficking and […]

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