Are you already a Canadian citizen?

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2023 13:00:58 +0000

You may be eligible for Canadian citizenship if you were born abroad to a Canadian citizen. Your legal or biological parent must have been a first-generation Canadian at the time of your birth. That means they were either born in Canada or naturalized Canadian citizens who successfully applied for citizenship. If your parent received Canadian […]

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How can I move to Canada from the U.S.?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 01:00:37 +0000

As a resident of the U.S. looking to immigrate to Canada, you have several options at your disposal. The option you pursue will depend on your individual circumstances and goals. Achieving your Canadian immigration goal will require U.S. residents to meet specific criteria aligned with the program they apply for. Economic Class: Express Entry Express […]

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Understanding the need for Proof of Citizenship in Canada

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 12:00:42 +0000

Citizenship is significant for many reasons, including with respect to making people feel at home and comfortable in Canada. Citizenship in this country also provides a pathway for us to accomplish key goals including, but not limited to, voting in federal elections, obtaining a social insurance number (SIN) and getting a job. To accomplish the […]

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IRCC aims to grant citizenship to 300,000 people this fiscal year

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2022 12:00:17 +0000

CIC News has obtained an internal IRCC memo that outlines targets for the number of new citizens Canada will welcome for the 2022-2023 fiscal year.  The memo, drafted by the Operations, Planning and Performance division of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for a senior official, recommends that IRCC process a total of 285,000 decisions […]

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Who can become Canadian with proof of citizenship?

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:00:00 +0000

If you were born abroad to at least one Canadian parent, you may already be eligible for Canadian citizenship. When you are already eligible for citizenship, you do not need to go through the regular application process, which involves a physical presence requirement as a permanent resident, a knowledge test, and attending a citizenship ceremony […]

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Canadian Supreme Court updates process for making a reasonable decision on immigration applications

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2022 12:00:17 +0000

A Canadian citizen at birth had his Canadian citizenship certificate cancelled because it was discovered that his parents were Russian spies. The decision by the Canadian Registrar of Citizenship was appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada where the standard of review for administrative decisions was discussed. In particular, the case helps the government of […]

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How to get proof of Canadian citizenship

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2022 17:00:06 +0000

Regardless of where you were born, if your parent was a first-generation Canadian at the time of your birth, you can apply for a proof of citizenship. The proof of citizenship is a standardized document issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada¬†(IRCC) that provides definitive proof that you are a Canadian citizen. Get a Free […]

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Becoming a Canadian citizen if you have a Canadian parent

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 14:15:52 +0000

Americans as well as others born outside of Canada to first generation Canadian citizens may be able to gain Canadian citizenship by descent. The Canadian government invites such individuals to apply for Proof of Citizenship. This process is available to you regardless of your age and even if your Canadian parent is deceased. Get a […]

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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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