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Changes in Citizenship Act

Changes in Citizenship Act Simplifies the Process of Canadian Permanent Residents Becoming Citizens Over the years, there have been changes to the Citizenship Act that was enacted in 1977, making…

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Citizenship Revocation Proceedings Voided

The federal government will have to rewrite the law if it wants to restart citizenship revocation proceedings against more than 300 people whose cases were tossed out, Toronto immigration lawyer Matthew…

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Federal Court voids Canadian citizenship revocation for 312 people

The Federal Court has nullified government attempts to strip Canadian citizenship from more than 300 people after an earlier judgment struck down key provisions of the Citizenship Act introduced by…

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Spousal Sponsorship Genuineness

There have been many fraudulent cases of “marriages of convenience” where the primary reason of the union is to obtain permanent residence status in Canada. Immigration officers must ensure that…

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Spousal Sponsorship and Personal Statement

Spousal sponsorship applications in Canada can be very complex. You need to prove that you are in a genuine relationship with your spouse in order for you to sponsor him/her…

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Sponsorship: Form Guidelines

If you are planning on submitting your application in order to sponsor your common law partner or spouse you will need to build a strong case. To do so, you…

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Sponsoring Your Spouse with Criminal Record

The Canadian immigration system is greatly concerned with family reunification and this is one of the cornerstone categories for offering permanent resident status to foreign nationals. However, sponsoring your loved…

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Inland vs. Overseas Applications

Sponsorship applications can be done when the sponsored person is in Canada or outside of the country. IRCC provides different requirements to such situations. First, you’ll need to determine which…

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