• June 28, 2023

    Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship

    Parental Sponsorship in Canada As a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident that is at least 18 years old, you can sponsor certain relatives to come to Canada. If approved, they can live, study and work once they become permanent residents. A [...]

  • November 28, 2013

    Sponsoring your Parents to Canada

    Canada supports family values, and this is why it has launched its Family Class program. Under this program, citizens and permanent residents of Canada can sponsor their family members in a foreign country, allowing them to immigrate to Canada. This is a great opportunity for [...]

  • November 28, 2013

    Family Reunion to Reopen in January

    In the last decade, tens of thousands of people have immigrated to Canada under the family sponsorship program. The country is known for its generous immigration policies, especially when the sponsored applicant is a spouse, child or parent, or grandparent. If you survey the immigration [...]

  • November 20, 2013

    Tips for Parental Sponsorship

    Submitting an application to sponsor your grandparent  or parent can be a stressful endeavor. Many of our clients have an easy enough time locating application forms online but have no idea where to start with respect to gathering documents. Akrami & Associates will guide you [...]

  • November 20, 2013

    We Can help You With Parental Sponsorship

    Akrami & Associates and our team of seasoned legal practitioners are here to help you! We will begin by discussing your matter at length during a consultation. It is here that you will meet face-to-face with one of our immigration practitioners. If a face-to-face meeting [...]

  • November 20, 2013

    Parental and Grandparental Sponsorship Requirements

    The parental sponsorship category is scheduled to reopen in January 2015 and is part of Canada's commitment to unite families. Eligible permanent residents and Canadian citizens who qualify to sponsor may facilitate their parents or grandparents for permanent resident status. In order to qualify as [...]

  • November 19, 2013

    Changes to the New Parental Sponsorship Application

    Canada is eager for the promised reopening of the Parental Sponsorship program proposed in January 2015. However, the program may offer some new obstacles that unknowing Canadians may not be anticipating. The government temporarily stopped the program in September of 2011 in order to address [...]

  • November 11, 2013

    Family Class Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship FAQs

    Unlike many other countries around the world, Canada boasts one of the most broad and accommodating family unification programs. Much to the joy of many Canadians and their families abroad, Citizenship and Immigration Canada will be accepting 5 000 new parental and grandparental sponsorship applications [...]