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Inter-Country Adoption Immigration Backlogs a Result of Systemic Issues

Canadian couples and their legally adopted children have been stuck in an immigration catch-22 for the past while. The Canadian government will not process visas for children without exit letters and, in the case of the Democratic Republic of Congo for instance, exit letters will not be issued for a child without a valid visa; […]

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Missing Correspondence from CIC Results in Dire Consequences for Applicants

Bashar Kassir, a Toronto resident, applied to sponsor his parents to Canada in the midst of Syria’s civil war so he could be with them and ensure their safety, security, and overall well being. Months later, he received notice that the application had been refused, citing a lack of supporting documents that were allegedly requested […]

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Skilled Immigrants ‘Express Entry’ Launch

The Canadian government began recruiting in 50 separate occupations back in May in order to prepare for the launch of the highly anticipated Express Entry program at the start of next year. The new program is set to offer skilled immigrants a means of gaining express entry as permanent residents to work in jobs where there is a considerable […]

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