Increase cost of criminal pardons coming
Criminal pardon costs would quadruple
The Canadian government is looking to increase the cost of obtaining a criminal pardon in Canada from $150 to $631. Paying this fee also does not guarantee an applicant will get a pardon, and would only cover the administrative costs of filing and processing application.
Having a criminal record can cause problems for anyone who is looking to apply for immigration status. Not only can it cause significant delays in immigration processes, it can cause immigration applications to be denied completely or put on hold.
Pardon cost increases difficulty for those who really need it
While the Canadian government is trying to calm public outrage over people who had committed serious crimes being able to apply for pardons (such as former hockey coach Graham James, who obtained a pardon after committing sex crimes against minors), anyone who really requires a pardon will be able to eventually get one once they come up with more money. However in the case of immigration applications, obtaining a pardon will take much longer and cause significant delays in the immigration process for many.[gravityform id=1 name=Havea Question? ]
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