Help Needed To Find Escaped Detainee

Thursday, 8 July 2021 - 7:50pm

A search is underway for Mr. Wilking Sanchez Tejeda of the Dominican Republic who escaped detention on Sunday, July 4.

Immigration Department To Operate By Appointments

Friday, 2 July 2021 - 3:54pm

The public is advised that the Immigration Department will be scheduling appointments via telephone and email only. This adjustment is due to the recent increase in COVID-19 positive cases throughout the Territory.

Labour And Immigration Departments Remain Open

Thursday, 1 July 2021 - 4:48pm

The public is further notified that the Department of Labour and Workforce Development and the Immigration Department remains open to the public.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent Wheatley On Incident Surrounding The Departure Of An Individual & Separation From An Infant Child

Friday, 18 June 2021 - 11:01am

 As the Minister responsible for Immigration, it has been brought to my attention that several media outlets have put out information relative to an individual who was asked to depart the Territory, which allegedly resulted in the individual being separated from an infant child.

Officers Of The Joint Task Force Receive Virtual Maritime Training

Thursday, 10 June 2021 - 4:47pm

Officers from the Joint Task Force completed a virtual three-day Royal Navy International Maritime Training organised through the Governor Office’s via the United Kingdom’s interest in offering training to the officers. The training covered topics including: Maritime Law/Rights to Board, Phases of Boarding, Personnel Search and Evidence Awareness.

Chief Immigration Office To Hold Office Hours On Virgin Gorda

Wednesday, 2 June 2021 - 4:04pm

The public is notified that the Chief Immigration Officer, Mr. Ian Penn will be holding office hours at the Hazel Point Building on Virgin Gorda the fourth Wednesday of every month.

Work In Paradise Programme To Be Launched

Friday, 30 April 2021 - 2:08pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands will be introducing a Work In Paradise programme to allow persons to work remotely from the shores of the Virgin Islands by acquiring an extended stay.

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