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PR decision could come after election

Ex-pats seeking the right to reside in Cayman for the rest of their lives won’t get an answer any time soon.

Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin says those awaiting a decision on their permanent residency applications, a number reaching 1,000, may have to wait till after the May 2017 election for an answer.

Appearing on this week’s episode of “The Panel,” Mr. McLaughlin says he accepts the current system has failed.  More that 900 people are in limbo as no permanent residency application has been approved since the law change of October 2013. The premier says he understands the urgency of the situation and if they can get the legislation done in time, his team may call a special meeting of the LA ahead of the General Elections.

 

 

 

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Tammi Sulliman

Tammi Sulliman

Tammi Sulliman is a Caribbean journalist with more than 15 years in the industry. Her roots steeped in print journalism, she made the transition to television in 2007. A reporter and talk show host in the Cayman Islands, she has focused on political and social issues affecting the community. She took the helm of the news product at Hurley's Media Ltd. as News Director in November, 2015. Ms Sulliman was raised in Trinidad & Tobago and graduated with honours in French Linguistics and Professional Writing from the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada. She is a proud mother and privileged to call the Cayman Islands home.

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