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December 29th, 2021
Immigration Dept seeking public's help locating 10 Haitians & 1 Venezuelan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Department of Immigration is seeking the public's help in locating some 10 Haitians and 1 Venezuelan listed as persons of interest.

October 25th, 2021
4 Haitians escape Immigration detention; 3 recaptured

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Some four Haitians being held by Immigration authorities at a hotel in Road Town reportedly escaped custody yesterday, Sunday, October 24, 2021.

September 19th, 2021
2 wanted persons arrested following raid by Joint Task Force on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Three summonses have been issued for immigration-related offences and two persons were arrested and charged for unrelated matters following a recent successful operation by the Joint Task Force on Virgin Gorda.

July 7th, 2021
Immigration detainee escapes from hotel in RT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our newsroom is that an individual who was detained by Immigration officials has reportedly escaped custody.

June 18th, 2021
Immigration did not instruct mother to leave child behind @ airport- Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The expatriate woman who recently exited the Virgin Islands, leaving her infant child behind- allegedly at the airport-did so as a matter of choice and was not forced to do so by the Department of Immigration.

June 2nd, 2021
Cuban in transit passengers refuse to board plane in VI

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- In what has been described by sources as a strange incident, two Cubans who landed at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island on May 30, 2021, on an InterCaribbean flight as in transit passengers, allegedly refused to rejoin the plane.

December 7th, 2020
Immigration Dept not discriminating against Hispanic women- Ian B. Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Amid reports that Immigration Department has been tough on Hispanic women but lenient on construction workers in contravention with immigration laws, Chief Immigration Officer Mr Ian B. Penn has again refuted such claims.

November 30th, 2020
Immigration Dept announces new changes for Entry Permit renewals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Immigration has announced new policies for persons looking to renew their entry permits for the Virgin Islands in December 2020.

November 5th, 2020
Swift fines for illegal immigrants under proposed amended Immigration Act

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - As part of the new legislative agenda delivered in the Speech from the Throne, the Virgin Islands (VI) government is moving to give its Immigration Department the power to swiftly fine illegal immigrants outside of the court system.

September 7th, 2020
Immigration Dept & DMV on VG broken into

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Two Government offices, the Immigration Department and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), were allegedly broken into last night, September 6, 2020, according to reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online.

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