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    PR renewal application on H&C grounds, didn’t meet RO please help

    In many respects I agree with the observations made by @armoured . . . BUT . . . contrary to previous assessments, yet consistent with previous concerns, it increasingly appears there may have been a 44(1) Report previously prepared . . . See my posts on May 14, including: . . . and if so...
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    Help!! Residency Obligation question

    @ramansingh05 . . . short answers: -- as long as you are in compliance with the RO, you can apply for a new PR card, even if you have not yet spent 730 days in Canada; comes with a caveat -- -- -- it may nonetheless be prudent to wait, and this is especially so if you were to leave Canada for...
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    Refugee status cessation and PRs applying for citizenship

    I realize that. And I try to help lower the stress level in scenarios like yours where the risk of negative action is likely very low, by repeatedly couching the negatives with assurances of the low risk. It's a delicate balance. It is an even more delicate balance for those who have traveled...
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    Refugee status cessation and PRs applying for citizenship

    I understand. See "simple version" at end of this post. And I do not intend to be negative. But the consequences of cessation are not just harsh but for some it can be devastating. The rule itself is actually quite simple. PRs who have protected person status should NOT obtain or renew a...
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    Proof of return to Canada

    That should readily suffice as a response to a request for evidence or proof of returning to Canada. Similar to @yma981, if you are now in Canada, a previous absence from Canada should have no impact, even if you took the test while outside Canada. Also, like I also replied to @yma981...
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    Refugee status cessation and PRs applying for citizenship

    Meanwhile, there is still another recent decision in a cessation case, Du v. Canada, 2022 FC 1145 https://canlii.ca/t/jr6r4 Here too the actual rule (which I repeat often), as stated in this decision by Justice Pallotta, is: . . . obtaining a passport, and the consequent conferral of...
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    Refugee status cessation and PRs applying for citizenship

    To be clear, just obtaining the home passport creates a PRESUMPTION of reavailment, and using it for any travel is additional evidence of reavailment. How things "seem," and what may "apparently" be the case, very often can be contrary to the rules. Overall: The report is appreciated; all...
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    Proof of return to Canada

    Your timeline does not appear to be terribly unusual (unfortunately, the norm ranges from slow to very slow, to damn slow, if not even slower), although it appears many are finally seeing real progress. Quite a lot, however, are still among the long suffering. So you see the disparity between...
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    Please i need help

    It is a sign the case is progressing to the next stage. If in fact that is what is happening, that is that your file was actually referred to a Citizenship Judge. But no, otherwise a referral to a Citizenship Judge is NOT a good sign. I previously commented on a lawyer's comment about the...
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    Entering Canada with PRTD RC1(on H&C grounds)

    @asaeed100 . . . the main thing is whether or not your daughter is prepared to come to Canada to stay. If she comes to stay, and can manage the temporary hurdles involved in moving here (some of which will be aggravated by not having a PR card for some time, but there are also other hurdles any...
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    New Rule? Need to inform IRCC if we leave Canada for more than 2 weeks

    It is not a "rule," but advice. It is stated more in the nature of what applicants "should" do, not what applicants "need" to do, let alone what an applicant "must" do. But the reference to this as "official" warrants drilling a little deeper into IRCC's online information. And acknowledging...
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    Refugee status cessation and PRs applying for citizenship

    It is not what I think that matters, but what I see in an officially published Federal Court decision, the one just being discussed: Caballero v. Canada, 2022 FC 1143 https://canlii.ca/t/jr4p0 Spoiler alert: Caballero's status in Canada has been terminated. Part of the evidence that CBSA, the...
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    Refugee status cessation and PRs applying for citizenship

    Not sure what your point is. I am quite sure that your paraphrasing what a lawyer said is not close to what the lawyer actually said or meant. Not absolutely sure, since it's possible a lawyer pretty well said something like that, but knowing how these sorts of consultations generally go, I...
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    Refugee status cessation and PRs applying for citizenship

    Even though there is no new substantive information in a decision like this, for those following this issue, and more so for those potentially affected by it, this Federal Court decision is nonetheless very useful, and the update is appreciated. While there is no indication that Caballero was...
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    Outside Canada - Oath of Citizenship

    There are RARE, and I do mean RARE reports of adult grant citizenship applicants allowed to take the oath outside Canada. Most of the very few (very few) verified or otherwise credible reports have been in extremely specialized cases. A couple (and I mean literally just two, but maybe three)...
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    Entering Canada with PRTD RC1(on H&C grounds)

    The referenced comments warrant further pushback. Probabilities and percentages do not illuminate much at all in regards to these situations. I would note that what is actually "rare" is that a PR card application relying on H&C considerations is denied (in fact, it is very rare for any PR...
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    Entering Canada with PRTD RC1(on H&C grounds)

    Yes, living in Canada can be a real challenge for a PR who does not have a valid PR card and who does not already have health care coverage or a driver's license, and I understand it also poses serious hurdles for enrolling in schools in Canada. That is real, the way it is. To the extent there...
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    Entering Canada with PRTD RC1(on H&C grounds)

    I am usually the one muddying the waters . . . but this one is not complicated . . . . . . eventually the discussion got around to the gist of it . . . NO, a PR abroad cannot apply for PR card from outside Canada: I have addressed this further in response to your similar query in another...
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    Applying for PR Card in advance while holding a Valid PRTD

    As addressed in the discussion in another thread, where you posed a similar query, the situation involves some tangled tangents, which I am further addressing there, but for here, for now, just as both @Ponga and @PMM stated, a PR must be IN Canada to apply for a PR card . . . that is . . . NO...
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    PR Renewal & Criminal charges

    Reminder: for purposes of the PR card application, which does NOT ask the applicant to disclose criminal charges, PENDING charges in Canada do not affect the PR's status or affect eligibility for a new PR card. In contrast, if you are charged with an indictable offence (which it appears you...