They have always been pretty slow with moving the official decree to the regional offices. Typically 30+ days to get a formal notice of any sort out of immigration, after it hits the computer system. The way immigration has turned in to a bunch of moron recently, does not help. They are rejecting applications for whatever micky mouse reason they can come up with, but then you have to wait 30 days to be notified, and the notice will often not say why it was rejected (often simply they did not read the application, and needed to clear their desk for the day).
So, 4 months is getting to be a lucky number these days. Permanent residency is still like 4 months, but the initial temporary residency seems to be where the problems are at.
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