May 13, 2021

Commencement of Cayman Islands Immigration and Customs Related Laws rescheduled

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Legislative changes to facilitate the transition of various immigration-related powers to the Workforce Opportunities Residency Cayman (WORC) and Customs and Border Control (CBC) will now take effect in early 2019. Although New Year’s Day had previously been announced.as the commencement date for the Immigration (Transition) Law, 2018 and Customs and Border Control Law, 2018, […]

CITA hosts Cayman Islands Immigration officials on a site tour of Seven Mile Beach hotels

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Spearheaded by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association’s (CITA) Human Resources Advisory Committee, a series of momentous meetings took place between Cayman’s private sector and Government starting back in October 2017.  During an initial meeting, important information and perspectives were shared in a crucial dialogue between CITA member human resource professionals and the Department of Immigration […]

Supervisory Management Training for Cayman Islands Immigration staff

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The Department of Immigration (DOI) recently partnered with The University of the West Indies (UWI) – Open Campus, Cayman Islands in a strategic talent management initiative. The goal was to ensure that DOI employees are equipped with the management skills required to drive effective and efficient delivery of immigration services. Ten employees from across the […]

Cayman Islands Immigration reform begins

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From Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration Fulfilling its campaign mandate to establish a National Human Resources Department, the Cayman Islands Government is inviting the public to take part in a project that will help shape improvements to services offered by the Department of Immigration (DOI), while enhancing customer service. The first step, of what […]

The Editor Speaks: Immigration SILENCE

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All is not well at Cayman Islands Immigration but the motto there is SILENCE. It would appear anything that ruffles feathers at Immigration a great cloak of SILENCE envelopes it. Even when one of our Commissioner’s rules against this cloak when the premier refused to disclose the Ritch Report ruling the silence must be broken […]

Cayman Islands Immigration regulations amended

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Consequent on the ruling of the Grand Court in the Hutchinson-Green case in which issues were raised about the Permanent Residency points system, the Cabinet has approved revised regulations, which address the concerns by allowing for a resumption of processing of applications by the Board and the Chief Immigration Officer. […]