18 Immigration officers sacked over “Pastillas Scheme”

18 Immigration officers sacked over “Pastillas Scheme”

Eighteen officers and employees of the Bureau of Immigration involved in the “pastillas scheme,” were dismissed from office.Justice Assistant Secretary Neal Bainto said the DOJ discovered that the Immigration personnel are administratively liable for Grave Misconduct,...
18 Immigration officers sacked over “Pastillas Scheme”

Passenger arrivals in PH decline 72% from Jan to Sep

The Philippines registered a sharp 72-percent decline in passenger arrivals from January to September due to travel restrictions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.Bureau of Immigration (BI) commissioner Jaime Morente said there are 893,886 travelers who...
18 Immigration officers sacked over “Pastillas Scheme”

Immigration blocks 17 Chinese travelers from entering PH

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) blocked the attempted illegal entry of 17 Chinese nationals at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).The Chinese nationals, who arrived at the NAIA on two different flights from Zhengzhou, China, were first intercepted at the...
18 Immigration officers sacked over “Pastillas Scheme”

Immigration blocked entry of 35 foreign sexual offenders in 2020

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) reported that it barred 35 foreigners registered as sex offenders from entering the Philippines in 2020. Immigration Chief Jaime Morente said in a statement that due to travel restrictions, the statistics for registered sex offenders...