The Reverend is a hypocrite. He rallied people against the pathways to status initiative while at near the same time, delayed his work permit application on the basis that he was inquiring about a pathway to status for himself.
The Church’s statement admits as much
12. There also needs to be some context around the “late” 2016 application. The background to this is that a general enquiry related to Rev. Tweed’s eligibility for Bermuda status was in train and had been for some time. That enquiry had not reached completion and it was out of an abundance of caution and as advised by the Department of Immigration that the application for a renewal of the work permit was submitted to ensure that time did not run out on the work permit while the concurrent general enquiry remained in train.