PHILIPSBURG:—The ROBALO investigation begun subsequent to an official complaint filed and a request made by the then Justice Minister Edson Kirindongo to investigate possible criminal offenses taking place within the Immigration and Border Protection Department.
The complaint accused U.A., as the Immigration and Border Protection (IBP) Director, of human smuggling. U.A. htraveledled to the Dominican Republic for a visa conference and upon return was accompanied by N.M.C., whom U.A. allowed to enter the island without having her passport stamped and bypassing immigration clearance. The Public Prosecutor referred to a witness who told that U.A. stated “make your