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Filipino citizen residing in USA, can i be arrested in the USA?

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Arresto Menor
Hello atty,

I was living in the philippines and had a relationship with someone who was married. When i found out she was married, i was furious and started making threats to the girl. Now they filed a case against me of threats and defamination. My family in the philippines said there was a subpoena for me and the NBI was looking for me. I'm am a filipino citizen but a permanent resident in the US. I am back in the US now. My question is, can i be arrested here in the US because i have a case in the philippines? another question is, will there be a warrant for my arrest in the philippines? I never received the subpoena, my grandmother in the philippines just advised me of the subpoena. Thanks

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it is technically possible, but very difficult. the philippine government has to request it, and this is hardly a priority.

if they are able to prove their allegations,and more so if you don't refute them, then a warrant will be eventually issued against you.

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