President Duterte Approves Creation of Department of Migrant Worker

Duterte signed a law creating the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 coincide with Rizal Day.

The president also signed the spending plan for the year 2022 of P5.024-trillion and stretched the availability of the 2021 budget.

Sen. Joel Villanueva said that once the Department of Migrant Workers is established, illegal recruiters and fixers going after our OFWs seeking opportunities abroad are now put on notice.

“Making another division would ‘uselessly balloon the bureaucracy’ without tending to the social costs of labor migration”, said Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman who cast a ballot against the House bill.

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