How to sponsor your spouse from Hong Kong for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 13:48:19 +0000

If you are Canadian and you want to sponsor your spouse or common-law partner from Hong Kong for Canadian immigration, the first step is to see if you are eligible. As the sponsor, you have to be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or First Nation over the age of 18. You also need to sign […]

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How to sponsor your spouse from Lebanon for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 09:00:32 +0000

If you are in Canada and your spouse or common-law partner is in Lebanon, the first step to sponsoring them for Canadian immigration is to see if you are eligible. As the sponsor, you have to be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or First Nation over the age of 18. You also need to sign […]

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Canada expanding processing capacity to expedite family reunion

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 18:50:06 +0000

Canada is expanding the Case Processing Centre in Sydney, Nova Scotia in an effort to process more applications and reunite families faster. IRCC will get new office space and be able to hire 62 additional employees, according to a media release. These new employees will primarily work on family class overseas applications. With these new […]

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Canada accepts spousal or common-law sponsorship applications from out-of-status foreign nationals

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 09:00:01 +0000

Among the recent challenges arising from the coronavirus pandemic is that many people are not able to travel to where they had planned and are consequently stuck where they are. A notable example of this phenomenon is the predicament of foreign nationals who have to come to Canada to visit their spouse or common-law partner […]

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How to sponsor your partner for immigration to Quebec

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 09:00:00 +0000

A Canadian citizen or permanent resident may sponsor their partner or spouse who wishes to immigrate to Quebec. Since Quebec has additional powers with respect to immigration to the province, it also has an additional step in the application process. This means that those who wish to immigrate to the Canadian province of Quebec must […]

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How to sponsor your partner from the U.S. for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 09:00:16 +0000

So, your partner is living in the U.S. and you want to sponsor them for Canadian immigration. The first step for Canadians who want to sponsor their spouse or common-law partner is to make sure you are eligible. You have to be a Canadian citizen, First Nation, or permanent resident over the age of 18. […]

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How to sponsor your partner for Canadian immigration from inside Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 09:00:51 +0000

So you’re ready to sponsor your spouse or common-law partner for Canadian immigration. If you are applying with your partner who is living with you in Canada, the process has slightly different steps than if you were applying from abroad. The Spouse or Common-Law Partner in-Canada class is for Canadian citizens and permanent residents who […]

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How Canadians can sponsor their spouse from abroad

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 09:00:34 +0000

Most times Canadians need to be in Canada in order to sponsor their spouse or common-law partner for permanent residence, but not always. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) allows Canadian citizens to apply to sponsor their spouses, common-law partners, dependent children and conjugal partners from abroad. However, they have to prove that they will […]

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Canada is processing more spousal immigration applications

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 09:00:08 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is now processing more spousal immigration applications following a slowdown at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, Canada was aiming to welcome 70,000 new immigrants under its Spouses, Partners and Children category. Under its new 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan this target will increase to around 80,000 […]

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