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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Canada to speed up spousal sponsorship application processing

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:48:20 +0000

Canada is seeking to process and finalize 6,000 spousal sponsorship applications each month between October and December 2020. This major news has just been announced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). IRCC has increased the number of staff that will review spousal sponsorship applications by 66 per cent in order to reduce wait times […]

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