Government of Canada Introduces Legislation for Citizenship by Descent

Today, Thursday, May 23, 2024, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), introduced legislation that would extend citizenship by descent beyond the first generation. Bill C-71, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (2024), would automatically confer Canadian citizenship to persons born abroad to a Canadian parent who is also born […]

Canada to Extend 35,700 Invitations to Apply under Parent/Grandparent Program

Starting today, Tuesday, May 21, 2024, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will randomly invite potential sponsors who submitted an interest to sponsor form in 2020 to apply for the 2024 intake. IRCC intends to send 35,700 invitations over the course of approximately 2 weeks. Their stated goal is to accept up to 20,500 complete […]