Posts Tagged Jaime Morente

PH Immigration law in dire need of update to stop corruption – BI chief

Robie de Guzman   •   November 11, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente on Wednesday expressed his belief that the Philippine Immigration Act of 1940 is “very old” and is in dire need...

BI warns outbound Filipinos against traffickers amid eased travel restrictions

Marje Pelayo   •   November 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Sunday (November 8) warned Filipinos departing the country to be vigilant against human traffickers who take advantage of the recent easing...

PH Immigration asks airlines not to board foreigners without appropriate visas

Robie de Guzman   •   November 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Wednesday called on airline companies not to board foreigners bound for the Philippines who do not have appropriate visas to enter...

2 South Korean nationals barred from entering PHL

Robie de Guzman   •   August 19, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Two South Korean nationals were prohibited from entering the country after presenting fraudulent documents at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said Wednesday. The...

PH Immigration arrests African woman with fake travel papers

Robie de Guzman   •   February 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Friday said its officers at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport arrested an African woman who attempted to leave the country for Canada...

PH to deport alleged British pedophile

Robie de Guzman   •   February 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A British national found to be overstaying in the country and is wanted by authorities in his country is set to be deported, the Bureau of Immigration...

Duterte vouches for BI’s Morente amid ‘pastillas scheme’ controversy

Marje Pelayo   •   February 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has nothing but good words for Immigration head Jaime Morente despite the recent corruption issues hounding the Bureau of Immigration (BI). The agency has...

PH immigration arrests 2 Koreans in Mindanao

Robie de Guzman   •   December 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Wednesday reported it has arrested two Korean nationals in Mindanao for violating the country’s immigration laws. In a statement, Immigration Commissioner...

Senate moves to revoke Sombero’s passport and cite him for contempt

admin   •   February 10, 2017

MANILA — The Senate will ask the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to revoke or cancel the passport of retired Police Superintendent Wally Sombero, following his third absence in the...

Aguirre orders BI chief to surrender alleged P20-M extortion money

admin   •   December 21, 2016

  Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre has ordered Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente to turn over the P20 million which is part of the alleged extortion money purportedly taken...


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