All about Immigration

Venezuelan boy
By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018

Little boy of four can stay on the island

WILLEMSTAD - The boy of four who was going to be deported, still gets a residence permit. The mother heard this on Friday last week. The government was going to deport the Venezuelan boy while his Venezuelan mother More...

Immigration Hall during construction
By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Curaçao Airport starts test phase of new ‘Immigration Hall’

WILLEMSTAD - The Airport Expansion Project at Curaçao International Airport has been steadily progressing towards it completion, which is scheduled for year-end 2018. Curaçao Airport Partners opens and tests More...

By Edition On Monday, May 28th, 2018

At least 15 undocumented people arrested during inspections

WILLEMSTAD - Early Friday morning, police teams, together with staff from the Immigration and Tax Administration BAB, visited various locations, including in Suffisant, at the Gosieweg, Rooseveltweg and in Otrobanda. There, More...

By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Police detained 32 foreigners

WILLEMSTAD - The police performed checks at various dance clubs and nightclubs last Friday. In addition, 32 people were arrested who were unable to show residence permits. It concerns both men and women. They have More...

Elaine Duke
By Edition On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

US ends temporary protected status for Haitians

WASHINGTON - Haitians living in the United States under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation have been given 18 months to get out of the country. The Donald Trump administration yesterday announced More...

By Edition On Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Caribbean urged to fight President Trump’s move to scrap program protecting immigrants

WASHINGTON - With thousands of undocumented immigrants facing possible deportation from the United States, Caribbean-American legislators are urging the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to urgently mobilize push back More...

Haiti Port au Prince
By Edition On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Clandestine immigration channel between Haiti and French Guiana dismantled

PORT AU PRINCE - Some 20 people have been arrested after a ten-month investigation into a clandestine immigration between Haiti and French Guiana via the Dominican Republic, Curacao, Panama and Suriname. Following More...

Coast Guard7
By Edition On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Venezuelan boat capsizes: 14 rescued, 2 missing

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard confirms that the "Rosa Maria" from Vela di Coro with 16 Venezuelan fugitives has capsized in Venezuelan waters. Fourteen people have been rescued by boats back and forth More...

Coast Guard6
By Edition On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Curaçao’s coast is not closed

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard has not closed the coast of the island. Such a decision has not been made by the Government of Curaçao. This is according to the Minister of Kingdom Relations Ronald More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Update: Minister of Justice – Search at the Admittance Organization

WILLEMSTAD - The National Investigation Team together with the Police Corps searched the offices of the Curaçao Admittance Organization. The Minister of Justice Quincy Girigorie indicated that the Director of this More...