Diario Nacional, October 28, 2010 language source: Tetun - MP Aderito Hugo da Costa from the National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction (CNRT) said many foreign nationals had entered the country illegally due to a lack of controls by the Immigration Department police officers.
MP da Costa affirmed that it is important for the Immigration police officers to better control foreigners as it is part of maintaining the dignity of the country.
“We have to pay attention to this case seriously in preventing illegal infiltration. We have to control foreigners seriously and we have to maintain the dignity of the country,” MP da Costa said. MP Domingos da Costa from ASDT said the Immigration Police should work harder to better control foreigners in order to prevent illegal infiltration.