Americans can get Canadian citizenship if at least one parent is Canadian

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 16:14:17 +0000

Americans born to first generation Canadian citizens may be eligible for Canadian citizenship by descent. In order to prove that you are eligible for citizenship, you need to apply for a Proof of Citizenship. You can apply at any age, and you are still eligible if your parents are deceased. It costs about $75 to […]

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How to become a Canadian citizen if you are an American

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 10:59:37 +0000

Canada allows citizenship by descent for Americans born to first generation Canadian citizens. Given the strong ties between the United States and Canada, it is quite common for Americans with at least one Canadian parent to go ahead and apply for Canadian citizenship. Americans can apply for Canadian citizenship even if their Canadian parent is […]

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No date set for IRCC to waive Canadian citizenship application fees

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 10:23:11 +0000

The Canadian government needs more time to fulfil its promise to waive citizenship fees for applicants. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser made this revelation in a recent sit-down interview with CIC News in Toronto. The Canadian government announced shortly before the pandemic in late 2019 it would waive fees for new Canadian citizenship applicants. The pandemic […]

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Canada aiming to open online citizenship applications for multiple adults in fall 2022

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2022 17:00:24 +0000

Couples and families with multiple adults will soon be able to apply for citizenship online, according to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Currently, only single adult applicants can submit their citizenship applications online. However, IRCC told CIC News in an email that adults may be able to apply together in fall 2022. After that, […]

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LGBTQ2+ couples can pass down Canadian citizenship to their foreign-born children

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2022 17:00:09 +0000

June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate diversity in gender and sexuality and recognize the unique struggles faced by marginalized groups. Although Canadian law now stipulates it is illegal to discriminate against people based on sexual orientation and sex, sometimes same-sex, gender-diverse, and intersex couples still fall through the cracks. For instance, Up until […]

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You can get citizenship if your parent is Canadian

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Thu, 26 May 2022 13:00:52 +0000

May 23 to May 29 is Citizenship Week in Canada where we celebrate what it means to be Canadian from the rights and freedoms we enjoy, to the responsibilities we share, and the diversity that makes us strong. For those of you who had at least one Canadian parent, you might be a citizen even […]

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You might not have Canadian citizenship if you are in one of these situations

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 17:00:02 +0000

While there are a few ways to become a Canadian citizen, if you are unsure, you may want to get proof of citizenship. This document provides definitive proof that you are a citizen of Canada, and can be used to apply for a Canadian passport. You likely are not a Canadian citizen if you: were […]

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Are you eligible for Canadian citizenship?

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 13:00:56 +0000

Over 85% of Canadian immigrants become citizens, one of the highest rates in the world. The benefits of Canadian citizenship include being able to live permanently in one of the world’s most peaceful and economically, socially, and politically stable societies, enjoying one of the world’s most powerful passports, and having the right to vote, among […]

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Five benefits of Canadian citizenship

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2022 13:00:02 +0000

There are a number of good reasons to transition from permanent residence to Canadian citizenship. Beyond the security and pride that comes with citizenship, there are some advantages that are not available to permanent residents. Here are five benefits to getting Canadian citizenship. Schedule a Free Canadian Citizenship Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm […]

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How to get Canadian citizenship if your parent is a Canadian

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2022 13:00:14 +0000

There are significant benefits to being a Canadian citizen. You have the ability to live permanently in a country with a stable economy, society, and political environment. This includes having access to ample job opportunities, universal healthcare, high quality education for your children, and a passport that provides visa free travel to 185 countries. These […]

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