The government will be rolling out ‘changes’ to remedy the ongoing dilemma at the Immigration Department in Road Town.
“These changes that are due will definitely result in reduced waiting times, removal of those long lines from Immigration, and much more efficiency in what we are doing,” said Premier Dr D Orlando Smith.
He said he plans to announce the changes today when he concludes discussions with the Immigration Department.
Large crowds comprising mostly expatriate workers have been descending on the department since the hurricanes last September.
Immigration still competent
Dr Smith said the crowding is as a result of the hurricanes, adding that Immigration is not at fault.
“The Immigration Department is going about its work in a normal way and because of the disaster, because of the need to have many people come in to work and for rebuilding and reconstructing, it’s become a little bit excessive,” the Premier explained.
He was speaking at a press conference at the Central Administration Complex in Road Town on Thursday afternoon (February 15).
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