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October 3rd, 2013
UPDATE: Guy Hill in! Appointed Acting Chief Immigration Officer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mr Guy Hill has been appointed Chief Immigration Officer (Ag.), bringing calm to the hot debate that had arisen amid reports that others were being considered for the top post following the pre-retirement leave of Mr Dennis Jennings after more than 36 years of service.

August 21st, 2013
JVD residents protest deplorable Immigration booth condition

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Residents of Jost Van Dyke have expressed complaints about the current deplorable state of the information waiting booth that adjoins the Immigration section at Great Harbour.

June 5th, 2013
Several persons found working illegally in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that random checks by Immigration Department has resulted in a number of persons found to be working illegally in the Territory.

March 29th, 2013
JVD resident concerned about alleged absence of immigration officers

JOST VAN DYKE, VI - "What I know for a fact is that yesterday (March 28, 2013) there was absolutely no Immigration Officer at Jost Van Dyke." This was an emphatic statement made by Mr Gregory A. Callwood, a resident of the Sister Island of Jost Van Dyke.

October 22nd, 2012
Immigration Dept. processed 2314 visitors’ extension in 2010 alone!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While many countries around the world have been complaining about a severe financial downturn, a recession, and lack of jobs, it appears not to be the case in the Virgin Islands.

August 8th, 2012
Border Management System being underutilised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Yet another questionable revelation has emerged from the 2011 annual report of the Immigration Department. The report, which was laid before the House of Assembly on July 24, 2012, revealed this time that the enTRex Border Management System (eBMS) is being completely underutilised by immigration officers, in large part due to varying deficiencies in the system.

June 25th, 2012
Sex, women & brothels in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sex sells and its common knowledge that there are bars and strip clubs that act as a “guise” for what religious leaders and concerned residents frown upon – women selling sex for money.



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