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Topic: Immigration (Transition) Bill
Businesses seeking work permits to bring in staff from overseas will face additional scrutiny under a new system aimed at ensuring Caymanians get first shot at employment opportunities in the Cayman Islands.
The Immigration Transition Bill seeks to remove a restriction that prevents residents who have been in the Cayman Islands for more than nine years from applying for permanent residence.
The Legislative Assembly faces a packed agenda that includes 18 bills and several other legislative and regulatory amendments as the House prepares to resume on Wednesday.
Government has released an Immigration (Transition) Bill, 2018, which would effectively repeal the current Immigration Law (2015 Revision) and create a new Workforce Opportunities Residency Cayman agency.