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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Immigration and Citizenship (2015 Reissue)

Immigration and Citizenship (2015 Reissue) authoritatively defines, in a clear and straightforward manner, the law that governs entry to Canada, residence requirements, and the attainment of Canadian citizenship.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433487333

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In an environment of changing demographics, global business initiatives, widespread movement of populations and the spectre of international terrorism, the legal framework underlying immigration and refugee applications and the rules governing citizenship have never been more relevant. Newly revised and thoroughly updated, Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Immigration and Citizenship (2015 Reissue) authoritatively defines – in a clear and straightforward manner – the law that governs entry to Canada, residence requirements, and the attainment of Canadian citizenship.

Topics covered include:

Immigration

  • The constitutional framework
  • The status of persons in Canada
    • Gaining and losing permanent resident status
    • Protected persons, inadmissible persons and claims for refugee protection
    • Relevant classes, sponsorship, work permits and temporary residents
  • Immigration and Refugee Board
    • Structure, composition and powers
    • Charter and jurisdictional issues
    • Nature of the hearing process
    • The appeal process
    • Alternative international remedies
  • Enforcement powers
    • Arrest, detention and powers of official
    • Removal – Departure Orders, Exclusion Orders, Deportation Orders, Conditional versus final orders
  • Judicial review of immigration matters
    • Jurisdiction and powers of the Federal Court
    • Grounds and standards of review
    • Remedies – Injunctions, Certiorari, Prohibition, Mandamus, Declaration
    • Appeals to the Federal Court of Appeal
    • Stay of removal
    • Review of security certificates

Citizenship

  • Citizenship by birth
  • Citizenship by naturalization
  • Acquisition of citizenship
  • Residency and knowledge requirements
  • Prohibitions to granting
  • Resumption of citizenship
  • Procedure for applying for citizenship by naturalization
  • Citizenship hearing and ceremony
  • Certificate of citizenship
  • Loss of citizenship
  • Renunciation or revocation of citizenship
  • Citizenship offences and appeals

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Table of contents

Introduction
Canadian Citizenship
Permanent Residents
Temporary Residents
Convention Refugees and Persons in Need of Protection
Inadmissible Persons
Enforcement Powers
The Immigration and Refugee Board
Judicial Review of Immigration Matters