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October 7th, 2019
‘Fast track’ regularisation programme may be reopened

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Persons who were unable to capitalise on the brief application window for the Clear Path to Regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme' aka the ‘Fast Track’ initiative implemented by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration may receive another opportunity to do so.

August 16th, 2019
‘Fast track’ applications close today, Aug 16, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Applications for the Residency and or Belonger Status in the Virgin Islands (VI) through the Government’s ‘Fast Track’ initiative will close this afternoon, August 16, 2019.

August 9th, 2019
Hon Fraser criticises Gov't's approach to immigration reform

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Progressives United (PU) and Third District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Fraser, RA, has criticised the sitting Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government's approach to immigration reform, saying the passing of new legislation to fix issues rather than addressing matters from a constitutional perspective is of concern to him.

August 8th, 2019
Hon Vanterpool breaks silence on ‘Fast track’ initiative

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While telling the legislature that the views outside the House of Assembly (HoA) matter for formulating polices, Fourth District Representative, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool, has finally broken his silence in relation to the controversial Virgin Islands Party (VIP) ‘Fast Track’ initiative seeking to regularise qualified persons living in the territory for 20 years and more.

July 22nd, 2019
Tweaked ‘Fast Track’ initiative resumes July 24, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The controversial, 'Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme' aka the ‘Fast Track’ initiative let by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been tweaked and is back on track for its Wednesday, July 24, 2019, relaunch.

July 12th, 2019
Public urged to be ready for return of fast track regularisation initiative

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The dates for persons to submit applications for Belonger & Residency status in the Virgin Islands under the ‘fast track’ initiative will soon be announced, according to Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

May 28th, 2019
2nd & 3rd readings of Immigration (Amendment) Act back on Order Paper

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says the Virgin Islands (VI) opposition will be increasing the pressure on the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government to answer questions relating to the ‘Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’.

May 24th, 2019
‘Don’t overcrowd the Territory’ – Pastor George urges Premier

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – With the people of the territory, including immigrants, now getting an opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP), ‘Clear path to regularization: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’, Man of the Cloth Pastor Gregory George is urging Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to not overcrowd the Virgin Islands (VI) in his bid to regularise foreigners.

May 24th, 2019
‘Fast Track' initiative postponed indefinitely - Premier Fahie

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – As the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government continues to hold consultations across to territory for feedback on the controversial ‘Fast Track Initiative’ seeking to regularise undocumented immigrants, the Premier last evening May 23, 2019, announced that the initiative has been postponed indefinitely.

May 24th, 2019
Opposition under fire for silence on ‘Fast Track' initiative

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Members of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) came under fire for their silence over not making their constituents aware that the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration had planned to grant residency and Belonger status to unregulated immigrants by the end of June 2019.

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