Uneven Delays = Discrimination

February 26th, 2008

If you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and want to sponsor your dependent child who resides, say, in China or Turkey, you will likely wait about four months to be reunited. On the other hand, if your child happens to reside in Egypt, the same process will take 34 months. Why should that be?

Similarly, a Brazilian applicant for Canadian Permanent Residency under the Skilled Worker Category will wait, on average, 14 months for a visa; while a Skilled Worker applicant in Pakistan can wait more than five years. Again, what’s that about? Read More »