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Common Myths about Criminal Inadmissibility to Canada

Common Myths about Criminal Inadmissibility to Canada

Misconceptions about Criminal Inadmissibility to Canada

An individual may be inadmissible to Canada due to a variety of reasons; one of the most common types of inadmissibility is criminal inadmissibility. While entering Canada with a criminal record is possible, there are many misconceptions that need to be dispelled. In this blog, you will learn about common myths about criminal inadmissibility to Canada, so that you may be better prepared prior to coming to Canada with a criminal record.

I have been allowed into Canada in the Past

Often times, foreign travelers assume that they will be admissible if they were admitted to Canada with a criminal record before.  Unfortunately, this is not always true. Whether or not you are inadmissible is at the discretion Canadian immigration officers. That being said, while a previous officer might have deemed you admissible, another office may not do the same. Anyone with just a minor offence on their record, or who has had any interaction with the criminal justice system, stands a chance of being denied entry to Canada.

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Applying for a Temporary Resident Permit

Applying for a Temporary Resident Permit

Entering Canada with Criminal Inadmissibility

In order to ensure the security of every Canadian citizen and permanent resident, the immigration officers are vigilant, when it comes to accessing foreign nationals’ admissibility. That being said, having a criminal record can deny your entry to Canada. If you have a family gathering or a business meeting, being inadmissible to Canada can severely affect you, your friends, family, or even your employment. Have you ever wondered if you can overcome your inadmissibility to Canada? If so, you will learn about Temporary Resident Permit (TRP), which is a document that allows you to overcome your inadmissibility to Canada for a limited amount of time, in this blog post.

Reasons for being Denied Entry into Canada

There are many different reasons that may cause an individual’s inadmissibility. One of the most common reasons is security. If you have committed a crime, human or international rights violation, or terrorism, you are going to be inadmissible to Canada. Crimes may include: driving under the influence, organizational crime, or any serious crime that would be punishable by a maximum prison term of at least 10 years in Canada.

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Chris Brown Denied Entry Into Canada, Will Not Play ACC Tomorrow

Chris Brown Denied Entry Into Canada

Chris Brown has just sent out a tweet alerting fans that he will not be performing at his Montreal and Toronto shows this week, because he was denied entry to Canada by Canadian border agency.

It appears the singer has been denied entry into Canada, most certainly due to his criminal past, Including but not limited too, infamously beating up his ex-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

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Can I Enter Canada If I Have A DUI?

Can I Enter Canada If I Have A DUI?

Entering Canada with DUI or DWI

If you are attempting to enter Canada and you have a previous conviction, you may or may not be already aware that you may be considered inadmissible to Canada.

Having a DUI is a serious offense in Canada and can be translated into Canadian law as a hybrid or indictable offense.

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How Long Does it Take to Get a Temporary Resident Permit

If you were found inadmissible to Canada and previously denied entry to Canada, there is still a way for you to enter Canada if your reasons are justified. If you have not been to Canada before and you wish to do so, even though you have past criminal records, you present health or security risks, the same solution may apply to you.

There are two ways to apply for a Temporary Resident Permit.

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