American singer Chris Brown has long since left the country, but his Canadian concert promoter John Michael Roda still faces deportation charge from the Philippines’ Bureau of Immigration (BI). According to ABS-CBN News Online’s report today, July 26, Roda was arrested in Pasay City due to several immigration violations, including working without permit, defrauding creditors by absconding, and undesirability. Read more at Chris Brown promoter arrested by Bureau of Immigration | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz Declaring artists persona non grata, demanding apologies for obvious jokes, arresting promoters and preventing artists from leaving.....guess what country I don't go to if I'm an artist. Perhaps the church has a case against this promoter, that's fine, but there is no need to arrest him. The guy is a highly visible promoter (and Brown a well known artist), it's not like you won't be able to find them. Though if they did screw a well connected church out of a million bucks back in January I don't understand why they would come back 6 months later. I think there is far more too it than them skipping out on a concert.