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Migration establishes temporary office in Sosúa to facilitate migration processes to foreign residents

PUERTO PLATA.- The General Directorate of Migration (DGM) Wednesday ordered the establishment of a temporary office in the tourist town of Sosúa, in the eastern part of the province of Puerto Plata, in order to facilitate the migration processes of hundreds of foreign nationals residing in the area.

According to a note sent to the Puerto Plata Digital by the Office of Communications agency, it is indicated that the first of these offices will begin operations at the premises of the mayor of Sosúa on Wednesday, March 15 from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, from Monday to Friday.

As part of a meeting with representatives of the different sectors linked to the institution in Sosúa, DGM authorities responded to concerns about the provisions of the General Law on Migration, No. 285-04, in particular, Concerning the rights and duties of foreigners, periods of permanence, changes in immigration status and the documents and procedures required to be admitted as temporary or permanent residents.

In this sense, it was informed that the authorization of the Temporary Migration office will be extended, progressively, in the different tourist centers of the country, in order to facilitate the foreigners, regularization of their immigration status, whether these are  students , temporary workers, temporary residents, permanent residents, or investors.

Likewise, it is specified that the meeting of the Migration authorities was attended by Deputy Minister of Tourism, Julio Almonte, the mayor of Sosúa, Ilana Neumann, as well as representatives of the Association of Hotels and Restaurants of Sosúa and Cabarete (ASHORESOCA) , the Association for the Sustainable Development of Sosúa (ADSS), and the Specialized Body in Tourism Security (CESTUR).

Source: Puerto Plata Digital

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Mar 9, 2017

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