Jaime Morente, the Philippines’ immigration boss, was appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Wikipedia
Jaime Morente, the Philippines’ immigration boss, was appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Wikipedia

‘I love this guy’: Duterte backs his immigration chief amid probe on illegal Chinese workers

  • Jaime Morente, Duterte’s close ally, is being ‘assessed’ for links to an operation which saw officials letting Chinese nationals into the country for bribes
  • The immigration chief has said he was not aware of the ‘pastillas operation’, and has no power over the immigration officials

Jaime Morente, the Philippines’ immigration boss, was appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Wikipedia
Jaime Morente, the Philippines’ immigration boss, was appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Wikipedia
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