Two Classes of Permanent Residents

November 30th, 2009

Depending on their nationality, Canadian landed immigrants receive different treatment when it comes to residency requirements.

You would expect the Government of Canada to treat all of its landed immigrants (permanent residents) equally and certainly not to discriminate against some of them based on their country of origin. The facts, however, tell another story, at least when it comes to complying with the residency obligations that are, supposedly, incumbent on all landed immigrants, no matter the country they came from.

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