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Family Sponsorship Immigration: Secrets to Applying

May 8, 2018 / /

Family sponsorship is a way to reunite families in Canada. In fact, the Canadian government believes in keeping families together, and prioritizes the processing of sponsorship applications. Your relatives can live, study and work in Canada if they become permanent residents of Canada. You can sponsor certain relatives to come to Canada if you’re: At […]

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Most Common Reasons for a Rejected Visa Sponsorship [Sponsorship Appeal]

October 23, 2015 / /

Over the past few years, the media has reported on a variety of stories that highlight the backlogs that the Canadian government faces for visa applicants seeking to enter the country on a sponsorship from a family member who resides in the country. Thousands of people are stuck in processing cues that can last well […]

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What You Need to Know About Bringing your Family to Canada

October 7, 2015 / /

Sponsorship Appeal Timelines If you get a negative result after you attempted to sponsor a family member, you have 30 days to launch an appeal of the process. When you receive a date for your appeal, you have to submit all the necessary documentation no later than 20 days before the hearing. The Minister’s counsel […]

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How to Sponsor your Spouse to Canada

April 24, 2015 / /

Hello, everyone. My name is Hishgee Bessey from visaplace.com. Today I would like to talk about sponsoring your spouse or common-law partner. If you’re a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident who married a foreign national, you may be eligible to sponsor your spouse. Canadian government gives a priority to such kind of application, recognizing […]

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How Much Should I Budget for Family Class Sponsorship Fees

March 26, 2015 / /

Are you interested in applying for Canadian permanent residence via the Family Class category, but aren’t sure how much to budget for Canadian Family Class Sponsorship fees? It’s the surprisingly common question we hear from many of our clients, and today we’re going to give you a better idea of Family Class Sponsorship fees and how […]

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What Are My Obligations As A Sponsor?

June 17, 2013 / /

Many people are not aware that when they sponsor a family member they are actually responsible for them for a certain amount of years. Financially responsible among other things. This only begins once they have been accepted as a Canadian Permanent Resident. Beginning the Sponsorship Process So before you begin the sponsorship process just remember, […]

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Canada Denying Lots of Super Visa Applications

September 15, 2012 / /

In spring of this 2012, the Canadian Government put the family sponsorship of parents and grandparents on pause, but at the same time introduced the Super Visa – a 10 year, multiple entry visa that parents and grandparents could use to come to Canada for two years at a time. However, multiple media outlets are […]

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Did you know that the Alberta Provincial Nominee Program allows for Family Sponsorships by “distant relatives”?

July 14, 2010 / /

// How to come to Alberta through the Provincial Nominee Program It is well known that under the Federal immigration system, Family Class sponsorships in Canada are restricted to spouses, common law partners, parents and grandparents (and dependent children). If you are a member of the family class, you may be eligible to be sponsored […]

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Spousal Sponsorship Refusals are too High

June 30, 2009 / /

As reported by Torstar News, government documents reveal that just under 50% of spousal sponsorship applications are refused from certain regions  such as southern China, Western Africa. In other areas refusal rates are also unacceptably high. MP Olivia Chow calls this high refusal rate “cruel and arbitrary”. I cannot agree more.  At our office, we […]

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Spousal Sponsorship for Canadians living outside of Canada: Income and Residency Requirements.

March 29, 2009 / /

Spousal Sponsorship Q&A Question: I am a Canadian Citizen. I am married to a foreign citizen. I want to sponsor him/her to Canada but I do not have a high income. The reason my income is low is because I am mostly living outside of Canada to be with my spouse. I am afraid that […]

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