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Press Releases 2018

Bills Preface Changes
Proposed legislation seeks to establish in law the future operations and statutory framework for WORC and CBC. 24th October 2018, 5:12pm
Customers Benefit from DOI Cross-training
The DOI has completed a cross-training initiative to enhance its customer service experience. 17th October 2018, 5:12pm
Migrants Arrive at IDC
The IDC has reopens to accommodate the arrival of 11 Cuban migrants. 8th October 2018, 5:05pm
Amnesty Nears End
A one-month amnesty from prosecution for certain immigration offences will close on 31 August. 29th August 2018, 6:39pm
Mrs McLean Awarded Chief Officer's Choice
Head of Passport & Corporate Services Office Janice McLean received a Chief Officer’s Choice (COC) award on Thursday, 2 August. 10th August 2018, 5:15pm
DOI Announces Immigration Amnesty
The DOI has announced a one-month amnesty from prosecution for certain immigration offences. 1st August 2018, 6:00pm
Immigration Legislation Changes Pave Way for WORC
The new bill also seeks to remove the limitations on certain individuals whose Immigration status has been uncertain for a number of years. 26th July 2018, 11:33am
Release of Detainees at IDC
To mitigate risk to the public, a thorough risk assessment was conducted on all detainees. 18th July 2018, 11:10am
Officials Continue to Monitor IDC Detainees
The CIG remains attentive to the safety, security, and well-being of all detainees as a matter of critical importance. 12th July 2018, 10:51am
Wanted Person Arrested
The DOI has confirmed that Mr Williams was taken into custody on Sunday. 3rd July 2018, 12:20pm
DOI Early Closure
The DOI headquarters, including several sections, will close early on Thursday, 28 June. 25th June 2018, 10:02am
DOI Enforcement Division Update
Joint operations conducted in the last two weeks resulted in seven arrests and 30 spot checks. 17th May 2018, 10:40am
DOI Working to Address FOI Delays
The DOI is addressing delays in its Freedom of Information process. 10th May 2018, 5:39pm
Fast Track Cayman Launched
The preclearance service is offered on select CAL flights from Miami on Friday and Saturday afternoons. 7th May 2018, 11:33am
Acknowledgment Clarified
Immigration document offers confirmation of status for persons who are Caymanian by right or by entitlement 17th April 2018, 9:34pm
Secure Travel Documents Now
Ensure all personal official documents are updated and secure for the hurricane season and beyond. 13th April 2018, 3:11pm
Cross-Border Training for Officers
Enhancing border security by detecting illicit documents was the focus of the workshop. 15th March 2018, 2:20pm
Immigration Late Morning Opening
Sections within the DOI will open to the public at 10:00 a.m. on 2 March 2018 in order to facilitate a staff meeting. 21st February 2018, 11:47am
NHRD Interim Director Announced
Sharon Roulstone announced as Interim Director of the new National Human Resources Department 21st February 2018, 10:46am
Border Officers Focused on Customer Service
The DOI is continuing efforts to deliver a positive passenger experience upon arrival at ORIA. 8th February 2018, 4:24pm
Alert: DOI Phishing Email
Please be aware of a fraudulent email currently circulating that is originating from 26th January 2018, 11:53am
RCIPS FCU Warns of Employment Scams
RCIPS FCU Warns of Employment Scams Targeting Job-Seekers from Other Jurisdictions 18th January 2018, 11:30am
CIG Announces Streamlined Airport Procedures
The new scheme will enhance intelligence cooperation and improve the experience of passengers arriving at ORIA. 18th January 2018, 10:35am