November 12, 2009

6-week amnesty for immigrants in the Netherlands Antilles

Published on: 11/12/2009.

WILLEMSTAD - The news that the Netherlands Antilles has begun a six-week immigration amnesty has cast the spotlight back on intra-Caribbean migration.

As many as 70 000 immigrants - mostly Haitian, Guyanese and Jamaican - are estimated to be living on the five Dutch Caribbean islands without valid residency or work permits.

They are being given an opportunity to prove they have lived in the Antilles since December 31, 2006, or can show a valid contract from an employer.

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