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  • Canada to Welcome Yazidi Refugees Within Four Months After Vote Receives Unanimous Support

    Members of Parliament (MPs) in Ottawa have voted unanimously to settle within four months members of the Yazidi population who have been persecuted by ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The motion, which was brought forward by the opposition Conservative Party, also formally labels the persecution of Yazidis a genocide.

  • Government of Canada Publishes New Criteria for Urgent Processing of Permanent Residence Cards

    The government of Canada has made public its criteria for the urgent processing of permanent residence cards. At the time of writing, an application for a permanent residence card takes an estimated 41 days to process for a new card, or 63 days for a renewal or replacement. However, there are certain urgent situations whereby an individual may have his or her application for a card expedited.