Hello! My husband is Canadian and I am American. We started dating in July 2008 and were married March 2010. No criminal backgrounds, no previous marriages, no children, and we are applying outside Canada. Here is where we are in the sponsorship process:
Fees paid in full- July 2010
Application mail- August 11, 2010
Sponsorship approval- September 15, 2010
File number received from Buffalo- September 28, 2010
Request for CSQ (paperwork for Quebec)- October 21, 2010
CSQ application mailed- November 29, 2010
Missing signature sent to Quebec- December 13, 2010
CSQ approval- January 14, 2011
CSQ arrived in the mail- January 21, 2011
Permanent residence approval-Still waiting!
We are still waiting for Buffalo to receive our CSQ, and it feels like it's taking forever!
We're hoping they will approve us any day!