Fred Mitchell and private sector representatives met to establish ongoing public-private sector efforts towards constructive activities addressing the needs related to work permits.
Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to apologize to the animal trainer at Atlantis hotel for the poor un-Christian treatment she received from our immigration department.
Mr Mitchell is a Harvard educated lawyer. He needs to start acting like one and stop pandering to the xenophobes that are ruining this country.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection will phase-in a new automated I-94 Form at air and sea ports of entry across the U.S. and in The Bahamas between April 30 and May 21.
Investment minister Khaalis Rolle admitted that the new work permit polices will have a negative impact on foreign investment and that while jobs should go to Bahamians first, the country can not exist without foreign investment.
Bahamas Immigration’s heavy-handed buffoonery in front of tourists at Atlantis “does not bode well for the reputation of the country” as former Immigration minister Branville McCartney said.
Following public scrutiny over an unnecessary Immigration raid at Atlantis earlier this week, Baha Mar confirms that five senior engineers were questioned and detained by officials on their lunch break.
The new work permit rules are causing alarm amongst Filipino workers, who have contributed positively to Bahamian society and are primarily in the jobs Bahamians have ‘left over’ so to speak.
Two heavy-handed immigration officials wrongfully wrenched a foreign sea-lion worker away from an interactive session between the sea lions and tourists.