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Reforms to the Citizenship Act became law on June 19, 2014. The new law makes major changes to the requirements to obtain Canadian citizen, and also makes it easier for the government to take away citizenship. The new rules are basically as follows. To qualify for citizenship as a permanent resident: To qualify for citizenship, a permanent resident must have been “physically present” in Canada for at least 1,460 days (four years) in the past…