4 immigration officers put to relieve for unlawful doings

Four immigration workers who allegedly help several workers disguising as tourists fly abroad were put to relieve from their posts at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, November 4.

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These four immigration officers are Nino Oliver Dato, Xander Mark Galera, Kyle Velasco, and Alperson Peralta.

According to airport investigators, these officers processed the departure of the passengers who bear tourist visas, without conducting routine immigration profiling.

Red Marinas of Bureau of Immigration's Port Operations Division Heads quoted travel control enforcement officers caught the passengers resulting to detection of the immigration officer's unlawful doings.

Marinas also added the passengers who disguised as tourists were bound for Libya, Lebanon, and South Korea to work, which are considered high-risk countries.

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There are ongoing wars between the conflict zones Libya and Lebanon, while South Korea cracked became strict due to increasing numbers of undocumented foreigners.

The immigration officers were ordered by Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente to report to the Immigration Board of Discipline, and be relieved of their duties.

Final recommendation for the disciplinary measures including dismissal of the officers will come from the Board of Discipline, Marines said

[Source: ABS-CBN News]