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Tag: Department of Immigration

Immigration staff get management training

Immigration staff get management training

| 30/08/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Immigration (DOI) recently partnered with The University of the West Indies (UWI) – Open Campus, Cayman Islands, in a strategic talent management initiative. The goal was to ensure that DOI employees are equipped with the skills required for effective and ef [...]

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Immigration officer stamped top employee for June

Immigration officer stamped top employee for June

| 03/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Mervin Manderson, who has been with the Department of Immigration (DOI) since 2007, has been named Employee of the Month for June for being “most thorough”. He started as an immigration officer II and in 2013 was promoted to senior immigration officer. A year later he moved to [...]

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Immigration hosts summer interns

Immigration hosts summer interns

| 25/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Immigration (DOI) has brought on 16 Caymanians, from various high schools and colleges, as part of the government’s summer internship programme. This annual opportunity allows the interns to gain work experience and awareness of the DOI operations. Acting Chief [...]

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Approval rate for grant of right to be Caymanian

Approval rate for grant of right to be Caymanian

| 24/07/2017 | 5 Comments
I read that the success rate for Caymanian status applications is way lower than for permanent residence in recent years. Is status approval more or less assured, provided an applicant is naturalised, insured, immigration fees paid up to date and can prove a minimum 15 years uninterrupted residence? [...]

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Returning to Cayman after being rolled over

Returning to Cayman after being rolled over

| 08/06/2017 | 21 Comments
I will be leaving shortly on rollover. Can you tell me what the rules are on visiting Cayman during my 12-month absence period? If I want to come back and visit friends, what are the rules? Also, if I wanted to come back and work in my former office for, say, one week every quarter, […] [...]

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New immigration officers head to the Brac

New immigration officers head to the Brac

| 15/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Three new immigration officers who graduated from a training programme 9 December have been assigned to Cayman Brac. Government officials and the graduates’ family and friends celebrated the achievements of Deanira Brown, Adam Clyne and Steven Scott during a ceremony at the Depar [...]

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Rules for operating online business

Rules for operating online business

| 12/12/2016 | 5 Comments
Do you need a trade and business licence to run an online business (selling product both in Cayman and overseas) whilst resident (dependent of work permit holder) in Cayman? Auntie’s answer: It seems this issue of working online is of interest here. Today’s query came in response to last week’ [...]

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Interns benefit from summer at immigration

Interns benefit from summer at immigration

| 25/08/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A group of high school and university students is finishing up a summer gaining work experience at the Department of Immigration. In addition to getting practical work experience and learning about how the department functions, the 17 interns who participated in the programme, which runs from [...]

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Applying for permanent residency

Applying for permanent residency

| 07/03/2016 | 0 Comments
I am thinking about applying for Cayman Islands permanent residency but I don’t know how to go about it and cannot afford a lawyer or immigration consultant. Can you help? Auntie’s Answer: At this point, I am not sure that anybody can help. Since the amended immigration law was enacted 2 [...]

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Immigration staffers bring Christmas to children’s ward

Immigration staffers bring Christmas to children’s ward

| 22/12/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Representatives of the Department of Immigration visited the paediatric ward at Cayman Islands Hospital on Friday, 18 December to deliver presents for the young patients. Through drives at immigration headquarters and its location at Cayman Centre, staff collected more than three boxes and t [...]

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Immigration officer takes top honours for June

Immigration officer takes top honours for June

| 03/09/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Senior Immigration Officer (Enforcement) Darwin Elvis Cook Bodden has been named top government employee for June. In announcing his choice for best worker, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson praised Bodden’s exemplary efforts and his ability to coax the best individual and collective performa [...]

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Interns gain entry to immigration work experience

Interns gain entry to immigration work experience

| 13/08/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): This summer the Department of Immigration has hosted 18 interns as part of the government’s work-experience programme for college and high school students, with their employment running from 7 July to 31 August. Through work in various sections of the department, the interns are gaining an [...]

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