Bureau of Immigration launches free legal services to foreigners and public service assistance center

Hon. Justice Secretary Raul Gonzales [centre] witnessed the MOA signing with Immigration Commissioner Marcelino LIBANAN and Public’s attorney Office Chief Lawyer Percida RUEDA-ACOSTA, at the office of the Bureau of Immigration on Feb 4 2009. Free legal services will be offered to foreigners, and free notary services also.

In the background are Associate Commissioner Alberto BRAGANZA, and Assistant Commissioners Roy M ALMORO and Enrique B GALANG Jr.

Foreigners needing the legal services of Attorneys can now secure it free and right at the premises of the Bureau of Immigration. This will be a 24 hour service as announced by the Justice  Secretary. It would also serve Filipinos needing their legal services. Great move. Congrats.