November 26, 2020

WORC announced as new Cayman Islands Government department

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Taking steps toward fulfilling the campaign mandate of establishing a new department geared towards restructuring the country’s labor market, the Cayman Islands Government has announced WORC, “Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman,” as the name of the department that will take the initiative forward. “With WORC, we are redesigning how employment and workforce development in the […]

The Editor Speaks: Immigration nonsense

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I can fully understand how people here find our immigration department woeful. And I am using a nice word. Listen to this ridiculous nonsense that I have encountered over a simple reference. I have been married to a Caymanian for over 34 years. I have had Caymanian Status for thirty years. I have given references […]

Cayman Islands latest PR Application Numbers & Totals – 185 approvals

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The latest numbers on permanent residency applications from the last two weeks (11-22 September 2017). The backlog number for pending applications is now at 802. The applications were reviewed by both the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency (CSPR) Board and DOI Admin team. In the attached you will also find the total for each category […]

The Editor Speaks: Waide has gone but not quietly

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For just over eight years Waide DaCosta has been Chairman of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board. Now DaCosta has gone and according to him it was his decision to resign. In a Press Release issued on 8th September he outlines his reasons that mostly shows his frustrations and no blame for the Permanent […]

Cayman Islands Government makes board appointments

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Cabinet has approved members to the Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Immigration Board, the Work Permit Board, Business Staffing Plan Board and Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board. They are as follows: Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Immigration Board Mr Temple Tatum Jr., JP – Chariman Mr Burnard Tibbetts, MBE — Member Ms Mary Verna […]

96 approvals for Cayman Islands Permanent Residency

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The Cayman Islands government have released the latest numbers on permanent residency applications up until (yesterday) 24 August 2017. See attachment In the attachment you will also find the total for each category, and a graphical breakdown of the decisions made thus far in percentages. Applications were reviewed by both the Caymanian Status and Permanent […]

Cayman Islands: Applications for Residency for Persons of Independent Means

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By Andrew Miller, Nick Dunne and Stuart Rowe – Walkers   Introduction Pursuant to the Immigration Law (2015 Revision) (the “Immigration Law”) and accompanying regulations, the Chief Immigration Officer of the Cayman Islands may grant two distinct categories of residency to persons of independent means. The first category is the Residential Certificate for Persons of […]

Appointment of Immigration Administrators to help with Cayman Islands PR backlog

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As the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency (CSPR) Board continues its work to address the permanent residency application backlog, a team of skilled administrators has been appointed to accelerate the process. The Ministry of Immigration has announced that following a period of training, six administrators, with senior management and technical experience, will begin reviewing PR […]

Cayman Islands approves 8 PM applications

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Compared to the last four years applications for Permanent Residency are being processed at a supersonic speed rate. Below shows the Current Numbers of Permanent Residency Applications Reviewed by the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency (CSPR) Board. Thirtythree applications have been considered over the last four weeks and eight have been approved. There is still […]

Immediate Resolution for Cayman Islands PR Applications

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Following concerns expressed by the public regarding the length of time being taken to process Permanent Residency (PR) applications since the law was changed in 2013, the Ministry of Immigration (MOI) and the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board (CSPR), has confirmed that the CSPR will begin considering and deciding on PR applications starting next […]