Saturday, September 22, 2007

Immigration Clamps Down on Trafficking

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Source: Corbis)

From the Inquirer:

MANILA, Philippines -- Immigration Commissioner Marcelino Libanan has ordered his officers and agents in different airports and sub-ports to intensify the campaign against human trafficking.

"This is a very serious problem and we in the Immigration bureau, being the country's chief gatekeeper, should do our part in stopping this human trafficking menace from victimizing more of our countrymen," Libanan said after the United Nations reported that one in four of humans trafficked across the globe were Filipinos.

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