13 HAITIAN NATIONALS APPREHENDED DURING OPERATION

On Friday August 16th, 2019, (13) Haitian nationals inclusive of (7) Males and (6) Females were apprehended during an operation conducted by the Enforcement Unit led by Harold Thurston, Chief Immigration Officer. This operation commenced at approximately 5:30 P.M. and was carried out in the Central and Eastern districts of New Providence. The subjects were…

Immigration Officers Attend Leadership and Protocol and Business Diplomacy Workshops

In keeping with the Department’s vision statement which promotes and supports the pursuit of higher education, and the acquisition of other job related and or self enhancement skills for all members of staff; The Bahamas Immigration Department in collaboration with facilitators of the International Business Professionals, located Caves Village Professional Center, Nassau Bahamas, provided training…

FREE ADDITIONAL PARKING now available for Mount Royal House!

The Department of Immigration wishes to advise the public that FREE ADDITIONAL PARKING is now available for patrons of the Immigration Headquarters at Mount Royal House, Mount Royal Avenue.  The new Immigration parking lot is situated just down the hill from the main office if one is heading north toward Shirley Street and is manned daily…

3 HAITIAN NATIONALS CONVICTED IN MAGISTRATE’S COURT

On July 18th, 2019, Haitian nationals namely Guerline Civil, 26 and Toni Kele, 40 appeared in Magistrate’s Court #11 before Magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux and were convicted of Overstaying and Illegal Landing respectively. Deportation was recommended. Ms. Civil and Mr. Kele of Port-de-Paix, Haiti both pled guilty and were fined $1,000.00 each or in default of…

Team Exuma attends District Disaster Management Workshop 2019

On Thursday July 18, 2019,  the management team of the George Town, Exuma Immigration Office attended the opening of the District’s Disaster Management Workshop 2019. This timely event, hosted by the Exuma Disaster Preparedness Committee, is scheduled to be held over a two (2) days period at the Sandals Emerald Bay Resort. Pictured below are…

12 FOREIGN NATIONALS CONVICTED IN FREEPORT MAGISTRATE’S COURT

On today’s date, (5) Jamaicans, (2) Chinese, (2) Colombians, (2) Haitians, (1) Lithuanian and (1) Bahamian appeared in Magistrate’s Court #3 before Magistrate Rengin Johnson and were convicted of the following Immigration offences: Homoair T. Peart, (M) 44 and Robert L. Lewis, (M) 53 of Jamaica pled guilty to Illegal Embarkation and Overstaying and were…

12 FOREIGN NATIONALS AND 1 BAHAMIAN APPREHENDED DURING JOINT OPERATION

On July 12th, 2019 Department of Immigration Grand Bahama district and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force carried out an operation that resulted in the apprehension of (12) foreign nationals and (1) Bahamian national onboard a 25-foot motor vessel in waters off West End. This group of twelve foreign nationals consisted of (5) Jamaicans, (2) Chinese,…