Tag archive for ‘immigration’
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By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Government seeking ways to address the influx of Venezuelans

PHILIPSBURG — There are ongoing discussions between the Netherlands and the governments of the French and the Dutch sides of the island on the influx of Venezuelans. According to reports millions of Venezuelans More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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Male suspect attempted to board flight with false travel document

AIRPORT — During the afternoon hours of Friday July 27th 2018, F.O.M.B. (47) originally from the Dominican Republic, attempted to board a flight at the Princess Juliana International Airport.  At the Immigration More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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WORLD REFUGEE DAY ON JUNE 20

Great Bay — St. Maarten — The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event honors the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Venezuelans find their way to Saint Martin

MARIGOT – The deteriorating situation in Venezuela started having its effect already in 2016 on the French side of the island. According to data released by the prefecture, there were 345 requests for asylum More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Conditions apply: Dutch ready to force the issue

THE HAGUE – A Dutch fund – with hundreds of millions of euros – for the reconstruction of St. Maarten will only become available after the government of Prime Minister William Marlin agrees to two conditions More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Rotten to the core

It’s not like the authorities that are supposed to control the functioning of the immigration services were not warned that the people who work in that department are susceptible to bribery. After all, we have More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Opportunity

Opportunity makes the thief is the literal translation of a well-known Dutch saying. At the immigration service opportunity seems to knock at regular intervals. Three immigration employees are currently in custody More...