Tag: Immigration Appeals Tribunal

Family rights trump ex-con’s deportation

Family rights trump ex-con’s deportation

| 12/06/2020 | 73 Comments

(CNS): A case decided in the Grand Court last month could have lasting implications for the immigration department’s ability to deport people convicted of crimes. Justice Richard Williams found that a Jamaican national, who was the getaway driver in a 2013 supermarket robbery, should not be deported because of his right to a family life. […]

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Victims of drug cartel lose refugee court fight

Victims of drug cartel lose refugee court fight

| 29/03/2017 | 69 Comments

(CNS): A family that was targeted and tortured by a violent Mexican drug cartel and is seeking political asylum in the Cayman Islands lost their fight in the Grand Court Tuesday after a judge dismissed a judicial review application. He found the Immigration Appeals Tribunal had not made any error in law that could lead […]

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Change to definition of marriage not needed for appeal

Change to definition of marriage not needed for appeal

| 07/04/2016 | 49 Comments

(CNS): Although there are apparently no grounds to reject the appeal, the Immigration Appeals Tribunal has still made no decision in the case of Dr Leonardo Raznovich and his husband, a lawyer with Maples and Calder, six months after the couple appealed an immigration decision not to allow Dr Raznovich to be listed a dependent […]

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Supergrass challenges removal of residency right

Supergrass challenges removal of residency right

| 21/01/2016 | 38 Comments

(CNS): The man coined as a “supergrass” by his own lawyers after giving evidence for the crown in three major trials against a dangerous gang of robbers as well as the gunman in a murder case is challenging the removal of his permanent residency and employment rights following his own conviction. Marlon Dillon, who was […]

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Gay couple begin appeal over permit refusal

Gay couple begin appeal over permit refusal

| 05/10/2015 | 50 Comments

(CNS): A former professor from the law school who was denied the right to remain in the Cayman Islands as a dependent of his lawful husband has said the couple have begun their appeal process. Dr Leonardo Raznovich and his husband, who are the first to begin a legal challenge relating to the rights of […]

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CJ highlights list of problems with immigration appeals

CJ highlights list of problems with immigration appeals

| 31/08/2015 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The chief justice has ordered the Immigration Appeals Tribunal (IAT) to rehear two cases after describing a catalogue of problems in the points given to two women whose applications for permanent residency were refused. In a judgment likely to impact many more future cases, Anthony Smellie pointed to a substantial wrong and a miscarriage […]

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