BI welcomes new Port Operations chief

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) welcomed the appointment of Atty. Carlos B. Capulong as Acting Chief of the Port Operations Division (POD).

In an order yesterday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) designated Capulong, an Attorney III item holder of BI, was issued.

Armed with a 17-year experience in the Bureau, Capulong is a graduate of BA Political science, a graduate of Bachelor of Laws and was admitted to the Philippine bar in 2004, has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, and is for dissertation for a PhD in Public Governance.

In 2004, he was assigned as a technical in the Office of the Commissioner, was appointed as a member of the task force on and dual citizenship in 2006, and was assigned as a special prosecutor under the Legal Division (LD) in 2010.

He previously was the Head Supervisor for BI’s operations in the Clark International Airport, and in 2013 was assigned as the head of LD’s Legal research office. In 2014 he headed the BI’s RA 7919 office, and was again assigned in LD in 2017 as a special prosecutor and hearing officer.

BI welcomes new Port Operations chief

In 2019, he was appointed as an Attorney III and was assigned under the BI’s Deportation Unit and Visa Task Force.

“We welcome these new assignment given by the DOJ,” said BI Commissioner Jaime Morente. “We trust that these change would allow us to continue the reforms that we envision to further improve the quality of service that our POD provides,” he added.

Meanwhile, Bureau of Immigration Commissioner Jaime H Morente issued a Holy Week message.
“We join our brothers and sisters in Christ, across the islands and around the world, as we remember and relive the passion of Christ this Holy Week. May this be a time of renewal of our faith, hope, and love, especially in these times when charity and kindness can make a world of difference to our loved ones, our neighbors, and our fellow Filipinos. Let our hearts and hopes be refreshed, and renewed as one nation, by the grace of the almighty Father,” Morente said.