Protocol On Migrant Labour Established

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In some countries, there are some jobs that will never be filled by residents and the situation is no different in Barbados. When this happens, employers are forced to turn to migrant labour to fill the void. During a recent interview with the Barbados Government Information Service, Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer …

Border Security Training Next Week

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Immigration and Customs Officers in Barbados will begin a one-week training programme on Monday, May 8, focused on border security. The workshop is being facilitated by the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS), in collaboration with the European Union and the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Its purpose is to strengthen CARICOM’s capacity to prevent and …

PM Stuart: No Evidence Of Barbadians Detained

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No Barbadians are being detained under the new immigration policy being implemented by the United States (US). Prime Minister Freundel Stuart gave this assurance following media reports that 19 Barbadian nationals had been held as part of a crackdown on immigration authorities in the US. Mr. Stuart explained that investigations with Barbados’ Consulate-General in New York revealed that the claim …

Immigration Complaints Being Investigated

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The Barbados Immigration Department is investigating a complaint by a Jamaican national that she was mistreated by immigration officers at the Grantley Adams International Airport after arriving by air from Trinidad on August 27. Chief Immigration Officer, Wayne Marshall, said today that once the department’s investigations have been completed, a comprehensive response to the incident will be issued through the …