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13 year over-stayer takes advantage of amnesty

13 year over-stayer takes advantage of amnesty

| 29/08/2018 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Eleven adults and three children have taken advantage of this month’s amnesty to leave the islands without fear of prosecution for immigration offences, according to the Department of Immigration (DOI). One of the group that used the free pass to leave without legal consequences had be [...]

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Construction sites turn up illegal workers

Construction sites turn up illegal workers

| 24/07/2018 | 48 Comments
(CNS): Over the last few months the enforcement arm of the Department of Immigration has been rounding up illegal workers at construction sites in George Town, Savannah, Newlands and North Side. Based on both tip-offs about specific sites from the public and approximately 30 spot-checks on individua [...]

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Immigration tracks down convicted drug dealer

Immigration tracks down convicted drug dealer

| 10/07/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): A man who was in the Cayman Islands illegally has been apprehended and is currently in immigration custody as a result of reports made to the department by members of the public about him. The man, who has not been named, is from Saint Vincent but had been deported from the UK following his [...]

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Public help track down illegal migrant

Public help track down illegal migrant

| 03/07/2018
(CNS): Immigration and police officers, with the help of the public, were able to track down a wanted man suspected of overstaying on the island, who eluded the authorities recently in a violent encounter. Fabian “Jason” Hubert Williams (43) was found in the Seven Mile Beach area on Sunday, immi [...]

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Illegal immigrant wanted after violent encounter

Illegal immigrant wanted after violent encounter

| 28/06/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Immigration (DOI) is hunting for a Jamaican national who is suspected to be in Cayman illegally and who threatened immigration officers wanting to question him with a machete when they encountered him this week in West Bay. Officials are asking the public to help locate Fab [...]

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DOI continues crackdown on illegal workers

DOI continues crackdown on illegal workers

| 17/05/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Immigration’s enforcement arm has been rounding up more suspected illegal workers with more proactive operations in conjunction with the police, customs and the Department of Labour. The crackdown on illegal migrants over the last two weeks resulted in seven arrests, i [...]

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One woman admits charges in immigration case

One woman admits charges in immigration case

| 12/05/2018
(CNS): Just one defendant, Mariel Maleno Suriel (33), charged in the corruption case surrounding the immigration department and an alleged conspiracy relating to the English-language test admitted the charges Friday, when all 12 defendants appeared in Grand Court. It took around an hour and a half [...]

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Immigration rounds up suspects following tip-offs

Immigration rounds up suspects following tip-offs

| 07/05/2018 | 52 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration (DOI) Enforcement Division arrested six people during the last two weeks of April following a number of operations, including spot-checks based on tip-offs. Official said that their work led them to check the immigration status of 49 people as they [...]

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Cops track down fugitive in Frank Sound

Cops track down fugitive in Frank Sound

| 03/05/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Marlon Crowe (36), a Jamaican national who was wanted by the authorities on suspicion of entering the country illegally, has been arrested alongside another man accused of harbouring him. Police, customs and immigration officers carried out a joint operation at an address on Frank Sound Road [...]

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Numbers suspect arrested for money laundering

Numbers suspect arrested for money laundering

| 23/04/2018
(CNS): A Bodden Town man has been arrested on a number of serious charges including money laundering after he was collared by police Saturday in a joint operation by the RCIPS, customs and immigration, where he was suspected of illegal gambling. The RCIPS said the 47-year-old man was seen trying to [...]

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Immigration to split into new agencies

Immigration to split into new agencies

| 04/04/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): As government begins work on shaping a new border protection force, which will see the customs and immigration enforcement arms merge and the creation of a new human resources unit, the immigration department as it is now will no longer exist. Speaking in the Legislative Assembly last month, [...]

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