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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Immigration and Citizenship (2023 Reissue)

This title 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

Hardcover | 632 pages

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Published: May 09, 2023
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433525684

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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 (2023 Reissue) authoritatively and clearly defines the law that governs entry to Canada, residence requirements, and the attainment of Canadian citizenship.

Topics covered include:


  • The constitutional framework
  • The status of persons in Canada
  • Permanent residents
    • Refugees and persons in need of protection
    • Family class
    • Economic class
    • Humanitarian and compassionate and public policy considerations
  • Temporary residents
    • Categories and admission
    • Work permits
    • Study permits
    • Temporary resident permits
    • Admission under CUSMA
  • Convention refugees and persons in need of protection
  • Inadmissible persons
    • Categories and determination
    • Appeal or review of decisions
  • Enforcement powers
    • Arrest, detention and release
    • Removal, including departure orders, exclusion orders, deportation orders and conditional versus final orders
  • Immigration and Refugee Board
    • Structure, composition and powers
    • Refugee Protection Division
    • Refugee Appeal Division
    • Immigration Division
    • Immigration Appeal Division
  • Judicial review of immigration matters
    • Jurisdiction and powers of the Federal Court
    • Grounds and standards of review
    • Remedies, including injunctions, certiorari, prohibition, mandamus and declaration
    • Appeals to the Federal Court of Appeal
    • Stay of removal
    • Review of security certificates


  • Citizenship by birth
  • Citizenship by naturalization
    • Acquisition of citizenship
    • Residence and knowledge requirements
    • Prohibitions to granting
    • Resumption of citizenship
  • Procedure for applying for citizenship by naturalization
  • Loss of citizenship
    • Renunciation
    • Revocation
  • Judicial review
  • Offences

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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