On Wednesday, July 24, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) alerted the people of the nation to be wary of ‘fixers’ and nonaccredited travel agents who peddle their assistance and ‘short-cut’ services in exchange for fees.
The Bureau of Immigration reminds foreign nationals residing or visiting the Philippines to refrain from engaging in any political activity in the country.
Commissioner Jaime Morente of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) is currently pushing for the passage of a new immigration law that will help the agency effectively impose penalties against erring airlines.
The joint guidelines signed by DOLE, DOJ, and BI on Labor Day requires foreigners to present their Tax Identification Number (TIN) as a pre-application requirement when applying for work permits from DOLE.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is currently seeking to reform its labor policies by hiring additional labor inspectors to monitor the entry of foreign workers in the Philippines and prevent the solicitation of illegal foreign employment activities.