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Tag: Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board

Latest PR lawsuit based on three-year wait

Latest PR lawsuit based on three-year wait

| 18/07/2017 | 87 Comments
(CNS): A leading veterinarian and professor from St Matthew’s University is the latest person to file for judicial review in the courts as a result of the excessive delay on a decision regarding an application for permanent residency. Dr Samantha Shields, whose two children were born in the Ca [...]

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Two more receive PR from application backlog

Two more receive PR from application backlog

| 14/07/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Two more applicants received permanent residency this week, according to the latest figures released by government, as the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board inches through a backlog of more than 900 applications. Since the board resumed its work on the stalled PR applications in [...]

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Board presses on with residency backlog

Board presses on with residency backlog

| 08/07/2017 | 70 Comments
(CNS): Another six applicants have been granted permanent residency over the past three weeks, as the Caymanian Status and Residency Board presses on with examining around 1,000 outstanding applications that need to be considered after the process was stalled in late 2013. The board has now consider [...]

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Premier: No mass grants for PR

Premier: No mass grants for PR

| 24/06/2017 | 91 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin said there will be no mass grants as a result of the backlog of pending applications for permanent residency. The Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board (CSPR) began reviewing applications again this week after the process was stalled for more than three years [...]

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Activists want people’s vote on PR grants

Activists want people’s vote on PR grants

| 21/06/2017 | 364 Comments
(CNS): A group of local activists are making a bid for a people-initiated referendum to stop government from granting permanent residency to the backlog of applicants until the more than 1,200 unemployed locals and the 600 new graduates expected to hit the job market this year have found work. Worri [...]

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Board to re-start PR applications next week

Board to re-start PR applications next week

| 15/06/2017 | 76 Comments
(CNS): Waide DaCosta, the chair of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board (CSPR), has confirmed that next week he and his members will begin reviewing the backlog of PR applications, which stalled after a change in the law in 2013. Following almost three and a half years of various probl [...]

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