#Immigration has been a controversial issue for years in the Caribbean and recent events in Bermuda is an example of how emotional this can be. In Caribbean island like Bermuda, where illegal immigration has been an issue, there seems to be a divide between those looking to legalize their status and citizens who are concern about the potential impact on their country.
We know that there are many sides to this complex issue and would like to hear your views on the proposed “Pathways to Status” Immigration Reform proposed by the Bermudian Government.
Here are some stories related to this poll
Bermuda Minister resigns – St. Lucia Times Online News (press release)
from stluciatimes.com published on 18 March 2016, 10:48 am
The embattled Bermuda government, facing daily protests since last week over planned immigration proposals, got a further blow yesterday when Minister of Tourism and Transport Shawn Crockwell resigned from his position.
Premier: Consider Immigration Reform In Stages – Bernews
from bernews.com published on 18 March 2016, 1:16 am
To achieve this agreement, the Government will enable further community input into the various elements of the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act
OBA’s Scott calls for rethink on immigration – Royal Gazette
from royalgazette.com published on 16 March 2016, 9:33 am
One Bermuda Alliance MP Leah Scott has pleaded with her party colleagues not to push ahead with Pathways to Status in its existing form, saying the proposals “may well be the right thing to do, but it is not right at this time”
Immigration’s supreme and sobering irony – Royal Gazette
from royalgazette.com published on 11 March 2016, 12:06 pm
Neither is the moral obligation to do right by way of those who, in some instances, have spent their entire professional lifetimes working in and contributing to Bermuda. And the dubious constitutional validity of some of our existing immigration laws