Immigration and citizenship
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Electronic Travel Authorizations (eTA), visitor visas and extensions for tourists, parents and grandparents, business travellers, transit visas and necessary travel identification documents
Work permit applications and extensions, International Experience Canada applications, live-in caregiver applications, getting credentials recognized and hiring foreign workers
Study or student work permit applications and extensions
How to apply, resume or give up Canadian citizenship, prepare for the citizenship test and get proof of citizenship
Permanent resident cards, immigrant services in your area, citizenship applications and your first tax year in Canada
Family sponsorship, proof of citizenship, travel and work abroad, passports, adoption, refugee sponsorship and citizenship celebrations
Refugee protection claims, refugee sponsorship, services available to refugees in Canada and appealing a refugee claim
Reasons you are not allowed in Canada, immigration violations, detention review process and immigration admissibility hearings
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