Category Archives: Canada

MIPEX fact-check: What countries facilitate autonomous permits for spouses?

Written by Thomas Huddleston, MIPEX Research Coordinator, Co-author and Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister proposes that reuniting spouses wait two years for an autonomous residence permit; “This is what every other immigrant receiving country — Australia, New Zealand, Britain and the U.S. do, and the only question is why we didn’t do it a while ago?” Is that true?

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Canada’s fight against naturalisation fraud misses key legal protections

Written by Thomas Huddleston, MIPEX Research Coordinator, Co-author and Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group

 

Postmedia news reports that the federal government suspects fraud in the naturalisation of new Canadians and plans to revoke citizenship from up to 1800. Only 63 had their citizenship revoked since 1977, according to 2010 data reported in the press Continue reading

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