Tag: permanent residency

48% of PR applications now approved

48% of PR applications now approved

| 07/11/2017 | 40 Comments
(CNS): Over three hundred people who had been part of the backlog of permanent residency applications have now been granted that residency. Immigration administrative staff and the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board have considered 623 applications and made decisions on 449 of them. 147 [...]

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500+ permanent residency applications now reviewed

500+ permanent residency applications now reviewed

| 16/10/2017 | 60 Comments
(CNS): More than 500 individuals and families who have been waiting on decisions about their potential future in the Cayman Islands have now been considered by the relevant board and admin staff at immigration. Although there are still 876 applications awaiting a decision, the authorities are now ge [...]

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Lawyers reveal challenges to permanent residency refusals

Lawyers reveal challenges to permanent residency refusals

| 03/10/2017 | 96 Comments
(CNS): A firm of local attorneys has revealed that they are helping at least five applicants who have recently been refused permanent residency with appeals to the tribunal, where the detailed reasons for refusals will be revealed. In what has become a regular newsletter update to its clients that h [...]

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Board and staff still face 800+ PR applications

Board and staff still face 800+ PR applications

| 26/09/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS): The Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board and the Department of Immigration administrative staff assigned to reviewing the backlog of residency applications still face a pile of more than 800 applications, officials confirmed Tuesday. Although they have made considerable progress ove [...]

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146 PR applications now approved

146 PR applications now approved

| 15/09/2017 | 64 Comments
(CNS): The administrative staff from immigration and members of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board are making significant progress on the massive backlog of residency applications which accumulated as a result  of a number of problems presented by the 2013 legislative change. Accord [...]

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Ex-board chair claims unfair treatment over ‘PR debacle’

Ex-board chair claims unfair treatment over ‘PR debacle’

| 10/09/2017 | 71 Comments
(CNS): The outgoing chairman of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board, Waide DaCosta, has listed a catalogue of problems surrounding the process of granting permanent residency and claimed he has been “vilified” by the press for issues that were beyond his control. Specifica [...]

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PR review rate grows, end date in sight

PR review rate grows, end date in sight

| 06/09/2017 | 60 Comments
(CNS): The pace of reviewing the backlog of permanent residency applications by both the immigration staff working on the submissions as well as the Cayman Status and Permanent Residency Board members has picked up to 50 in one week. If those involved can maintain that pace, the more than 1,000 appl [...]

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PR approvals jump to 41%

PR approvals jump to 41%

| 25/08/2017 | 81 Comments
(CNS): Immigration staff and members of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board are continuing their work on the backlog of outstanding permanent residency applications and have now reviewed 232 of the more than 1,000 awaiting a decision, according to the latest statistics from government [...]

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PR judicial review applications get greenlight from court

PR judicial review applications get greenlight from court

| 09/08/2017 | 108 Comments
(CNS): Five people who have made permanent residency applications but have waited years to have them considered are pushing ahead with a legal fight with government after the court granted leave for judicial reviews of the cases. Alastair David, one of the lawyers from HSM, which has been working wi [...]

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Number of PR deferrals growing

Number of PR deferrals growing

| 08/08/2017 | 63 Comments
(CNS): Government officials have now considered over 100 permanent residency applications from the backlog of paperwork after specially trained administrators were brought in last month to assist the members of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board. But despite the acceleration in revie [...]

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Admin team picks up pace on PR backlog

Admin team picks up pace on PR backlog

| 02/08/2017
(CNS): With around 1,000 outstanding permanent residency applications still waiting to be considered, the new team of immigration administrators now assisting the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board have helped to pick up the pace, doubling the rate of reviews in their first week.  The t [...]

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