Immigration Minister Promises Faster Processing Times for Families in 2017

Tuesday December 20th, 2016

The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) has been busy making changes to Canada’s family reunification programs in December. In consecutive weeks...

What ever happened to speedier processing times for Parents and Grandparents?

Tuesday October 13th, 2015

Canada's Family Class immigration program has historically allowed for Canadians to be able to sponsor their parents and grandparents. However, in November of 2011,...

The Humanitarian and Compassionate Power of S. 25 – How Alan Kurdi could have been saved.

Tuesday September 8th, 2015

The tragedy of young Alan Kurdi and his mother and brother is made even more acute in that it could have been avoided entirely....

Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship process opens January 2, 2015.

Friday January 2nd, 2015

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Minister Kenney Welcomes Parents and Grandparents Once Again

Sunday July 7th, 2013

At the time the program was frozen, there was a backlog of approximately 165,000 cases pending for consideration and processing levels at that time were...