How to obtain citizenship if your parent is a Canadian

Credit to Author: Stephen Sherman| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 19:30:10 +0000

In the unsettling times in which we find ourselves since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, facilitated routes through which Canadian citizenship may be obtained cannot be ignored. It is the goal of many individuals around the world to settle permanently in Canada. Although Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has not yet announced anything […]

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How the Federal Court will review visa refusals going forward

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 22:03:51 +0000

Significance of the recent decision that a person born in Canada to undercover Russian spies is a Canadian citizen On December 19, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Minister of Citizenship and Immigration v. Alexander Vavilov created a revised framework for the standard of review in judicial review applications. This case […]

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Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team welcomes new Canadians

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Sun, 26 May 2019 22:41:14 +0000

Earlier this month, Canada Soccer hosted a special citizenship ceremony at BMO Field in Toronto, where Canada’s Women’s National Team welcomed 27 new citizens from 12 countries into the Canadian family. The new Canadians and their guests were back on the field the very next day to see Canada score a win against Mexico in […]

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Edu Manzano to appeal Comelec disqualification order

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 08 May 2019 04:30:39 +0000

The camp of actor and San Juan congressional candidate Edu Manzano said that they will file a motion for the reconsideration

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Comelec Second Division revokes Edu Manzano’s congressional bid

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 06 May 2019 13:17:40 +0000

The Comelec Second Division has revoked the congressional candidacy of actor Edu Manzabo, who wants to be representative of San Juan City.

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US authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 03:34:47 +0000

US authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it’s legal in the state where they live, can be denied citizenship because the drug is still illegal under federal law.

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Changes are needed to birthright citizenship policy: poll

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 05:43:08 +0000

Most would not extend birthright citizenship to babies born to those in Canada on tourist visas Which babies born on Canadian soil should be granted automatic citizenship? It’s a question that has appended itself to the Canadian political narrative in this election year; and one on which Canadians share some areas of consensus and others […]

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Judge grants citizenship to twin son of gay couple

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:08:24 +0000

Judge grants citizenship to twin son of gay couple

A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.

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Taking Citizenship Week in Canada to new heights

Celebrating Canadian citizenship It’s Citizenship Week (October 8 to 14, 2018) and there are 72 special citizenship ceremonies happening across the country this week, including a special CN Tower ceremony in Toronto where six new citizens braved the EdgeWalk,  the world’s highest hands-free walk, while taking the oath of citizenship — 116 storeys from the […]

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