The numbers are officially in, 185 over-stayers fled the Cayman Islands under the Immigration Department’s amnesty back in August.
That’s according to new numbers released Friday (12 October) by Immigration.
They said apart from the 14 people who surrendered themselves to the Enforcement Division an additional 171 people simply left without notifying the department or made use of post-amnesty assessments.
Jamaican nationals accounted for the highest number of overstayers with a total of 75, followed by Americans with 55 overstayers.
There were 91 males and 96 female overstayers, that included 179 adults and eight children.
Immigration said the longest period of overstaying was found to be 13 and a half years, while 122 individuals overstayed for less than one week.