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What are the benefits of becoming a Canadian permanent resident?

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

The benefits of becoming a Canadian permanent resident are, for example, work, study, live, and also become a Canadian citizen if you’re eligible.

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Can the Canadian immigration authorities refuse my application?

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Yes. The Canadian immigration authorities can refuse your application. They can refuse it because you don’t meet the requirements or if you’re inadmissible to Canada.

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Once I am a permanent resident in Canada, do I have to stay in Canada?

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

Once you become a permanent resident of Canada, you can live outside Canada. However, you have to meet residency requirements to maintain that status.

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I would like to obtain a work permit. Can you help me?

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Yes, I can help you obtain a Canadian work permit. The Canadian work permit applications usually take two steps. One is the Labor Market Impact Assessment. Once that process is approved, you’ll be able to apply for a work permit. I strongly advise that you consult a Canadian immigration lawyer.

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I would like to obtain a temporary resident visa. Can you help me?

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Yes, I can help you obtain a temporary resident visa, commonly known as a visitor’s visa. Before doing so, you have to make sure whether you are required to apply for a visitor’s visa because there’s a list of countries that do not require to do so. They can apply for an ETA instead.

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Who needs an ETA to travel to Canada?

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Visa-exempt foreign nationals require an ETA, or if you are a lawful permanent residents from the US, you will require an ETA. However, US citizens do not require an ETA.

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I would like to obtain a study permit. Can you help me?

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Yes, I can help you obtain a study permit, but first we have to determine whether you really need a study permit because there’s some programs such as English classes that are less than a year and you do not require a study permit. If you do, you have to meet certain requirements such… Read More »

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Who can apply for Canadian citizenship?

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You can apply for a Canadian citizenship if you are a permanent resident, you’re 18 years of age or older, you speak one of the official languages of Canada, and you have lived in Canada three out of the five years before you apply.

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May I include my children for permanent residence in Canada as accompanying defendants?

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You may include children over 22 years of age, in very unique scenarios. One of them in whether you can prove that your child has a special need and is financially dependent on you.

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Which immigration programs does Express Entry cover?

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The Express Entry covers various programs. For example, it would cover the Skill Trades Program, the Skilled Federal Program, the Canadian Experience Program, and the like.

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