Canada Immigration Visa under the Family Sponsorship Category

What is a Canada Immigration Visa?

A Canada immigration visa is also known as a permanent resident visa. A permanent resident of Canada is someone who has applied for and been approved for permanent resident status within Canada. A permanent resident is not yet a citizen this visa allows an individual to work and live in Canada without being a citizen of Canada yet.

What is Family Sponsorship?

Family sponsorship is a way in which a citizen or permanent resident of Canada has the ability to bring over a family member to obtain permanent residents. The citizen or permanent resident of Canada must understand that through this application, he/she is agreeing to sponsor this relative and will be responsible for this individual including financially. A sponsor must be at least 18 years of age or older. Canada is big on family reunification. Canada believes that uniting families will help Canada out in the long-term. Most individuals function better and co-operate more easily when they are surrounded by loved ones. Canada even goes as far are making sure these applications are processed in a timely fashion. Canada understands the importance of uniting families.

Who qualifies for a Canada Immigration Visa under the Family Sponsorship category?

  • the spouse of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • the conjugal or common-law partner of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • the dependant of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada (this includes adopted children)
  • the parents or grandparents of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Overall, family sponsorship is a program under which an individual may come to Canada. Through this program an individual is enabled to obtain a Canada immigration Visa. A Canada immigration visa is also known as a permanent resident visa.

There are many ways an individual can apply for permanent residency; however, choosing the most suitable one for them is a difficult process. Also, each and every application varies and is quite difficult and tedious to complete. There are a lot of documents that should be included but are not mentioned to you. Hiring an experienced immigration law firm like Akrami & Associates to help would make a tremendous difference in your application. It could be the thing that makes your application go from being a refusal to an approval.

If you are looking in sponsoring someone in the Family Class, give us a call today. At Akrami & Associates there is always a Way!

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