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No More Conditional Permanent Status For Sponsored Spouses Coming to Canada

No More Conditional Permanent Status For Sponsored Spouses Coming to Canada

Canada
Full permanent resident status will automatically be granted to spouses and common-law partners, enabling them to avoid a period of conditional permanent resident status. The removal of the conditional permanent residence provision upon landing was confirmed by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on April 28, 2017. The Liberal government said eliminating the condition addresses concerns that sponsored spouses or partners may be subject to abusive relationships which can be in the form of physical, sexual, psychological and/or financial. The condition was established in 2012 as a means to deter people from seeking to immigrate to Canada through bogus relationships. While the current government admits that cases of marriage fraud may exist, it also states that ‘the majo
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