IRCC has recently announced a number of programs that would allow refugees or family members from certain countries to obtain permanent residence in Canada. These are great alternatives to the overseas refugee programs. Many of the new program have a cap or deadline so it is critical to apply as soon as possible. Here are
New Temporary Resident Program for Ukrainians and Family Members IRCC has just announced the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET) which is a new temporary resident program for Ukrainians who are fleeing the war. The details are as follows: Ukrainians and their family members can apply for a CUAET visitor visa allowing them to stay
IRCC announced that they will be providing new programs in support of Ukrainians who are fleeing the war. The exact program details have yet been released but we can anticipate the following: 1) A new program for temporary entry. The Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel will replace the need to obtain a normal visitor visa to
On July 31st, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will be expanding the collection of biometrics to all applicants between the ages of 14-79. Start dates for the requirement vary depending on the applicant’s nationality. Some of the most relevant details include: Who Will be Affected and When Biometric data must be submitted by everyone applying for:
Check out the Toronto Star article on our client Yvonne Jele’s story. Despite being outed in the tabloids of Uganda with a headline that read “City Socialite Hunted Over Lesbo Links”, the current immigration laws did not allow us to present this evidence to the Federal Court. Happily however, Yvonne was granted a last-minute stay
Aylan and his family never had a chance to come to Canada. Their lives were in danger and they couldn’t wait for the years that it would have taken to be able to be sponsored. The dangerous rowboat over the Aegean Sea was their only hope.
The Toronto Star has reported a story about one of our clients today. You can find the article here. Here are some more details about the case: A few months ago, we met an amazing woman who had fled an extremely abusive relationship in Botswana. She came to us after her refugee claim had been