Minister Elsworth Johnson
Hon. Elsworth Johnson.

See Press Statement From the Ministry of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration below:

“As we are presently experiencing a humanitarian crisis in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, strict instructions have been given to the Immigration Department that our concentration is on assisting with the humanitarian efforts to rescue and save lives regardless of place of origin, nationality or immigration status.

Further, while we are obligated to, and will continue to, secure our borders all domestic apprehension exercises in the affected areas are suspended.

We also invite all in our community to assist as best they can with the humanitarian efforts now underway.  God bless you, and God bless The Bahamas.”

Hon. Elsworth Johnson
Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration
Commonwealth of The Bahamas