It is very Important type of Immigration which is vital to Canada’s prosperity which allows people to visit, study or work in Canada. There is no quota and processed as per demand. A foreign national is granted temporary residence upon meeting general eligibility requirements.
Permanent residency is welcome in Canada provided it brings economic and social development to Canada. About 300,000 people get permanent residency in Canada but they have to undertake a rigorous and costly application and complex approval process.
This is an important element in the makeup and identity of Canadian society. There might be grant, revoke, renounce or restore of citizenship. Most people get Canadian citizenship by born here or by their Canadian parents. Permanent residents acquire citizenship through a process called naturalization.
Refugee & Protected Persons
These are the people who are forced to flee from persecution and outside their home country or have no home at all. They must meet the definition of refugee as per 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees to be eligible. They are also the Asylum Seekers asking for protection in Canada.
Resettlement & Asylum
Canada offers protection to Refugees and Asylum seekers through Refugee and Humanitarian Resettlement Program. It aims to address humanitarian needs, meet international responsibilities and to respond international crisis. There are many sponsorships and resettlement assistnace available.
Hearing & Detention
Anyone except Canadian Citizens are subject to inspection by Canadian Border Services Agency at the port of Entry each time they enter Canada. In case of their Admissibility, one can be detained upon entry or after admission This is the role of Immigration Division (ID) of Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB).
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