Canada Adoption

The latest news about immigration to Canada as an adopted child to a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. For more information on the immigration process and requirements for family immigration visas to Canada, visit our section on the Family Class Sponsorship Program.

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Adoption Immigration: Sponsor Your Adopted Child to Canada

September 16, 2018 / /

Starting a family through adoption is an exciting time but it can also seem overwhelming. There are many rules surrounding adoption and a through understanding of these laws is necessary. If you decide to adopt a child from outside of Canada, there a specific requirements that need to be met in order for the child […]

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Inter-Country Adoption Immigration Backlogs a Result of Systemic Issues

October 31, 2014 / /

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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Citizenship and Immigration Canada cracks down on Marriage and Adoption for Immigration Purposes

April 5, 2010 / /

What You Need to Know About “Adoption for Immigration” A small mention proposing new regulations on family relationships for immigrants was mentioned in Saturday’s Canada Gazette about ‘adoption for immigration in Canada. The Canada Gazette is a publication put out by the Government of Canada that contains information on notices for the public, hearings and […]

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Does having Canadian Adoptive Parents result in Automatic Canadian Citizenship?

March 9, 2010 / /

Canadian Citizenship for Adopted Kids Last week, a hearing began for a teenager who is under threat of deportation back to his native Congo for committing a crime. Immigrant young offenders, unlike their age of majority counterparts, are not typically deported when they commit a severe crime. The teenager was recently released from a juvenile […]

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