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A policy brief on migrant desks in local government units (Last of three parts)

 Missing ‘migrant desks’? There are reasons why many local governments have no migrant desks. For one, even with RA 8759, not many LGUs have a PESO (Dominador Aquino, key informant interviewee). The only way a local government unit can set up its own migrant desk is to set up a PESO1. The nationwide Bureau of […]

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A policy brief on migrant desks in local government units (Second of three parts)

RA 8759, or the PESO Act of 1999, also conducts information-related activities against illegal recruitment. The law also mandated the PESO to assist returning overseas workers (like the recent repatriated workers from Libya) in their reintegration into their hometowns. Here comes a recent law, RA 10022 (that amended RA 8042 or the Migrant Workers and […]

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