No work permit renewal
IT?SEEMS?immigration authorities are cracking down on immigrants who are employed in Barbados on work permits.
Reports reaching the SUNDAY?SUN?indicate that some immigrants recently received letters informing them that their permits would not be renewed and giving them two weeks to leave the island.
Guyanese and other nationals have apparently been affected. Some had already paid the $1 100 to apply for renewal of their work permits, but the applications were turned down.
Parliamentary Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office with responsibility for immigration matters, Senator Harry Husbands, told the SUNDAY?SUN he was not aware of any special programme to deal with immigrants who had work permits, but such a permit did not entitle anyone to live here indefinitely. (MB)
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