A joint effort between Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement led to the arrest of a Bahamian national for smuggling citizens of Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic from the Bahamas to the United States
Caribbean people today are probably more integrated than in any other time in our history. And yet, today, anti-integration sentiments still hold major political currency, and it still seems rationale to assert that regional integration is irrelevant.
The census describes the identity of The Bahamas through numbers. The indication of trends and analysis of data based on successive census reports, allows for comparison on a regional scale, and also between islands.
Former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Paul Thompson offers solutions for the illegal immigration problem, a very sensitive issue in our Bahamas and a major challenge for successive government for decades.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration met with President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, in New York.
In separate actions U.S. Coast Guard cutters picked up 52 Cuban migrants in the waters off of the Bahamas and Key West and returned them to Cuba.
While we have our country and economy to protect, we cannot so lose our right minds that we start using non-nationals, vulnerable and disenfranchised people as scapegoats for every national problem.
Minister of Labour Shane Gibson said the government will keep in place the present shift system for customs and immigration officers.
More than 100 Haitian migrants have been detained in The Bahamas after their boat ran aground as a result of Tropical Storm Isaac’s rampage.