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Group Urges Progress On Immigration Reform

Group Urges Progress On Immigration Reform

[Updated] The ‘Supporting Fair Immigration Reform’ group has again urged the Government to “fulfill its own stated promise of comprehensive bipartisan immigration reform,” saying that “the public has no knowledge about the current state of immigration reform.” A spokesperson said, “The individuals behind the... Read more of this article

‘Mixed Feelings’ Over Uighurs Getting Citizenship

‘Mixed Feelings’ Over Uighurs Getting Citizenship

The ‘Supporting Fair Immigration Reform’ group said they “have mixed feelings with the granting of BOTC citizenship to the Uighurs“, explaining that some members are pleased with this news, while other members were not pleased that the Uighurs’ immigration situation is “resolved faster than someone who has been living... Read more of this article

Group Urges Government To Reform Immigration

Group Urges Government To Reform Immigration

The ‘Supporting Fair Immigration Reform’ group is urging the Government to “fulfill its own stated promise of comprehensive bipartisan immigration reform to correct the injustices and divisions that exists within many families in Bermuda.”A spokesperson said, “The individuals behind the ‘Supporting Fair Immigration... Read more of this article

Group Urges Progress On Immigration Reform

Group Urges Progress On Immigration Reform

[Updated] The “Supporting Fair Immigration Reform” group said they applaud Premier David Burt for recognizing the Portuguese community by announcing a public holiday to commemorate the anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants, however they “remain concerned about the current dilemma of immigration reform that many Portuguese... Read more of this article

Group Urge Govt To Work On Immigration Reform

Group Urge Govt To Work On Immigration Reform

The “Supporting Fair Immigration Reform” group said they “urge the Government to continue to work on completing comprehensive bipartisan immigration reform to correct the injustices and divisions that it has created within families.” A spokesperson said, “The individuals behind the ‘Supporting Fair Immigration Reform’ Facebook... Read more of this article

Group Urge Govt To Withdraw ‘Unfortunate Bill’

Group Urge Govt To Withdraw ‘Unfortunate Bill’

The ‘Supporting Fair Immigration Reform’ group said they have “strong concerns about the Government’s recently tabled Immigration Bill, and said they “implore and urge the Government to withdraw this unfortunate Bill and to allow its Comprehensive Immigration Reform process to unfold.” A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

‘Embrace Broader Issue Of Immigration Reform’

‘Embrace Broader Issue Of Immigration Reform’

The “We Support Pathways” group congratulated the PLP for winning the election, Walton Brown on his appointment as Minister, and Patricia Gordon-Pamplin on her appointment as Opposition Leader, and said that while “Pathways was a good policy to embrace” they recognize that “this is not what any final immigration reform will look... Read more of this article

Group Disappointed With ‘Lack Of Progress’

Group Disappointed With ‘Lack Of Progress’

The ‘We Support Pathways’ Group said they are “disappointed with the Immigration Reform Working Group’s lack of progress with ‘mixed status’ families,” saying that “almost to the day, a year has passed since a mutually agreed deadline for delivering recommendations on children and family classes of immigration.” The... Read more of this article

“Support Pathways” Group Start Online Survey

“Support Pathways” Group Start Online Survey

The individuals behind the “We Support Pathways” group have released a survey aimed at collecting information pertaining to long-term resident non-Bermudians. The group said, “The intention of this survey is to build a profile of long term residents in Bermuda who would stand to benefit from immigration reform. This profile can be used by... Read more of this article

‘We Support Pathways’ Welcomes Adoption Act

‘We Support Pathways’ Welcomes Adoption Act

The ‘We Support Pathways’ group said they are pleased that the House of Assembly passed the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Amendment [Adoption] Act 2016 last week, and also pleased they endorsed the “recommendation to lift the age threshold for adoptions from 12 to 18. ” A statement from the group said, “The individuals behind... Read more of this article

Pathway To Status Supporters Offer Submission

Pathway To Status Supporters Offer Submission

The “We Support A Pathway to Bermuda Status” group have provided a submission with recommendations to the Immigration Working Group and the Ministry of Home Affairs saying “Our position is that the Government’s original bill is an excellent model for reform and we hope that the final legislation brought to the House is not radically... Read more of this article

“Let’s Get On With The People’s Business”

“Let’s Get On With The People’s Business”

[Updated] “Let’s get on with the people’s business, let the will of the people prevail and let the House sit,” the “We Support A Pathway To Bermuda Status” group said today. House Session Delayed Their statement follows after the postponement of the House of Assembly session, with Monday’s sitting cancelled as MPs could... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos & Audio: Pathways Support Vigil

Photos, Videos & Audio: Pathways Support Vigil

[Updated with more photos & videos] Crowds of people made their way to the Cabinet Grounds this evening [March 13], with the “We Support a Pathway to Bermuda Status” group holding candlelight vigil in support of the initiative. The event announcement said, “In light of all the recent events ‘We Support a Pathway to Bermuda Status’ will... Read more of this article