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BREAKING NEWS: New RULES For Canadian CITIZENSHIP Come Into Effect Next Week!

BREAKING NEWS: New RULES For Canadian CITIZENSHIP Come Into Effect Next Week!

Canada
Minister Ahmed Hussen of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship announced that the changes to Bill C-6 or an Act to amend the Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act will take effect on October 11, 2017. For the full video announcement, watch here: Specifically, the changes are the following: Applicants must be permanent residents of and physically reside in Canada for at least 1,095 days (three years) during the five years before the date of their application. (instead of 4 years out of 6 years) Eliminating the 183 days of physical presence requirement Restores consideration of time spent in Canada as a non-permanent resident (non-PR) for most applicants to a maximum of one year of credited time. Reduces the period to three years for adult a...
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