What Can Happen If A Permanent Resident Is Convicted Of A Crime

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Question: What can happen if a permanent resident is convicted of a crime? Will they lose their status and have to leave Canada? Any permanent resident of Canada risks losing status, being deported to their home country, and even barred from ever returning to Canada should they be convicted.

Permanent Residents Facing Criminal Conviction

The law surrounding this question is complicated. What will happen in each case depends entirely on what crime has been committed and whether or not the perpetrator is convicted and sentenced. It is especially important that they seek legal advice in their situation. The criminal court process can be lengthy and confusing and depending on the circumstances, they may have specific conditions imposed on them during this time.

Are You a Permanent Resident Facing Criminal Conviction?

An immigration lawyer with experience in criminal inadmissibility can help them sort through this process and build the strongest case. Visit us at www.visaplace.com to learn more on how we can help.

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If you have immigration questions, VisaPlace is here to guide you through the immigration process. We work with qualified immigration lawyers who can help you if you are a permanent resident facing criminal conviction. Contact us to book a consultation.

Michael Niren

About Michael Niren

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more

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