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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Immigration and Citizenship, Special Edition

The Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Immigration and Citizenship, Special Edition 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: 9780433472018

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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. The Halsbury's Immigration and Citizenship, Special Edition 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

Special Features
  • Enhanced contents
    • A general table of contents to the level of chapter headings
    • A detailed table of contents to the level of clause headings
    • Detailed sectional contents set out within the commentary for each chapter and section
  • References and abbreviations - An alphabetical listing of special references and abbreviations used in the volume, with an explanation of their meaning
  • Selected secondary sources - Setting out selected texts, articles, and other secondary sources pertaining to the subject that the reader may find to be relevant and helpful
  • Glossary of definitions - Identifying words and phrases defined in personal property security legislation, and providing the text of the definition in each jurisdiction for easy reference. A valuable quick reference in a field marked by a wide variety of statutes promulgated across many jurisdictions
Plus

Table of cases
Table of statutes and statutory instruments
List of related titles
Index

Featured authors

Table of contents

I. Introduction
II. Canadian Citizenship
III. Permanent Residents
IV. Temporary Residents
V. Convention Refugees and Persons in Need of Protection
VI. Inadmissible Persons
VII. Enforcement Powers
VIII. The Immigration and Refugee Board
IX. Judicial Review of Immigration Matters