About 22% of Filipinos in the UAE are irregular migrants or not properly documented, do not have a valid residence or work permit, or are overstaying
RESPITE. Filipino workers take a breather at a Dubai beach, with the landmark Burj Al Arab in the background. Photo by Jo Kearney
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – On its sands rests the tallest, the biggest, the grandest and the most glitzy.