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Medical inadmissibility

As part of the Canadian immigration process, an important step is the medical examination. This is a requirement for all applications for permanent residence. In the case of temporary residence (work and study permits, as well as visitors for more

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Photo requirements in the immigration process

Whether for temporary or permanent residence applications, photos are a very important part of the process although it may sound like a small detail. If your photos do not comply with the government specifications, your process could be delayed by

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The obligations of the sponsor in the sponsorship process

As part of the family sponsorship process, the sponsor commits to support the sponsored person during a certain period after obtaining permanent residence. This applies regardless of the family member sponsored: spouse, common-law or conjugal partner, child, parent or grand-parent.

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Happy Canada Day!

Every July 1 we celebrate the national Canada Day. As new residents and citizens, it is good to be reminded that Canada is for all those who choose it as their homeland and embrace its values of freedom, openness and

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Sponsoring a spouse

The Spousal sponsorship program was created in order to help families reunite, this being one of the main goals of Canadian Immigration Law. Even though it is supposed to be on top of the priorities of the government, based on

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Temporary resident visa

A Canadian Temporary Resident Visa is an authorization to enter Canada and it expires once you enter the country (in the case of the single entry ones, very uncommon these days) or when the deadline is passed (if you have

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Letter of invitation for visitor visa to Canada

Those who are planning to come to Canada to visit a relative or a friend should include in their application a letter of invitation from the host. There is no strict template, however there are certain details that are mandatory

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