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Fraud cases prompt Canada to revoke citizenship of thousands

Roughly 3,100 people in Canada will lose their citizenship in the coming weeks after it was discovered that they had obtained their status under fraudulent circumstances. In Canada, someone applying for citizenship must live there for three out of four consecutive years -- and once citizenship is granted, they must live in the country for [...]

By |2018-03-19T20:50:04+00:00September 19th, 2012|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, U.S. Citizenship|Tags: , |Comments Off on Fraud cases prompt Canada to revoke citizenship of thousands

New Canadian law could push rejected refugees into US

A new program in Canada will take effect at the end of June that could displace thousands of refugees seeking asylum from our northern neighbor. Canada has a backlog of nearly 42,000 refugee cases and the $540 million program is intended to expedite the review process for these applicants. Some analysts believe this could greatly [...]

By |2018-04-13T15:34:31+00:00January 18th, 2012|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on New Canadian law could push rejected refugees into US