Detention Centre On Inagua Still Govt Plan

Elsworth Johnson, minister of financial services, trade and industry and immigration, told an internet-based conference that the government is hoping to significantly reduce graft by eliminating cash payments for work, residency and other permit types.

IMMIGRATION Minister Elsworth Johnson said the government still plans to construct a new detention centre on Inagua, however it will not come in the upcoming fiscal period.

He also said the Immigration Department hopes to hire between 60-100 new recruits in the third or fourth quarter of 2020/2021 fiscal period.

Source: Tribune
Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Full Article: here

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