Under Canadian immigration law, at least five Canadian citizens or permanent residents may decide to come together to form a group (known as a group of five) in order to sponsor refugees outside of Canada. While it may sound straightforward for Canadians to sponsor someone who is already a refugee in another country, there are […]
Regardless of age, if you’re thinking about applying for Canadian citizenship, you must be a permanent resident of Canada.
It depends. If you recently landed as a permanent resident, it’s not uncommon to ask yourself “how long until I can apply for citizenship?” The amount of time it takes for someone to change from permanent resident to Canadian citizen can be many years.