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Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship 2019

Sukhi22

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@ZOYAMAN13 ... my wife called IRCC and the agent told her that IRCC requested province for the social assistance letter but haven't got any response yet. My wife then called Ontario Ministry for children community and social assistance and they told her that they have already send the letter to IRCC on 29th Oct. My wife asked if they could resend the letter but they told her that they do not resend letter until IRCC send requests again. So now I have asked my wife to call IRCC tomorrow speak to agent and tell him to put note on file that letter was send on 29th Oct. may be when
What is Social assistance? Is it applicable to parents as well?
 

kulb

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Feb 11, 2018
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Just received biometrics request letter right now. Does this mean that sponsorship side is approved?

File in progress since Oct 25 due to social assistance check. In ECAS, sponsor side still shows in progress.

Edit: For sponsor, the status changed to Decision Made today (Jan 22).
 
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laxsun

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Please add me in the tracker - @YULIA-2016 @robertp @laxsun @jayeshaminnew

Here is my timeline:

  • Sponsored People: Parents ( both are here in Canada as Tourist going 2 years this May 2020)
  • Parents Country of Citizenship: Philippines
  • Sponsor Province: Manitoba
  • Invitations Receive Date:April 26, 2019
  • Application received in Ottawa Date: May 15, 2019
  • AoR Received (DATE): Dated :August 16, 2019 - Received in mail box Sept 30, 2019
  • Ecas Status for Sponsorship Application: In-Process
  • Ecas Status for PR Application: In-Process
  • Sponsorship In process Date: September 6, 2019
  • Sponsorship Decision Made Date: ?
Hello Everyone, after receiving the AOR in September, I have never received any update on my parents application - I called the call centre and I was told I did not missed anything, Ecas Status shows In-process since September 6. Is there anyone in the group on the same boat?
Check in the tracker and contact those who are in same situation.
Most applicants of around May 15 has at least DM on SA side.
Did you link your application?
 

Smileforu

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Jan 23, 2013
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Category........
Visa Office......
London
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
Feb 2010
Doc's Request.
April 2010
File Transfer...
April 2010 ! March 2012 6-12 months wait letter
Thank you so much @ZOYAMAN13 @bdidol . I called Calgary, edmonton and Grande prAirie and they all haven’t received any letter from immigration. I lived in Grande prairie Alberta. Should u call immigration and asked them to send letter again ?? Please help. Its been 3 months since they sent letter.
Try sending web form !!! No one has clue where ircc sends these queries in AB.
 
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canuck78

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Try sending web form !!! No one has clue where ircc sends these queries in AB.
It is a big offi
Thank you so much @ZOYAMAN13 @bdidol . I called Calgary, edmonton and Grande prAirie and they all haven’t received any letter from immigration. I lived in Grande prairie Alberta. Should u call immigration and asked them to send letter again ?? Please help. Its been 3 months since they sent letter.
It would only come out of a central office it doesn’t matter where you were living in Alberta.
 

canuck78

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Jun 18, 2017
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@ZOYAMAN13 ... my wife called IRCC and the agent told her that IRCC requested province for the social assistance letter but haven't got any response yet. My wife then called Ontario Ministry for children community and social assistance and they told her that they have already send the letter to IRCC on 29th Oct. My wife asked if they could resend the letter but they told her that they do not resend letter until IRCC send requests again. So now I have asked my wife to call IRCC tomorrow speak to agent and tell him to put note on file that letter was send on 29th Oct. may be when
They may have received it but it is not been added to the computer. You would have to ask what steps are taken when the paper from social services is received. Unfortunately I am not sure customer service will know the process they follow for PGP applicants and incoming information from various government departments.
 
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SoontobeCanadian123

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Apr 20, 2018
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What is Social assistance? Is it applicable to parents as well?
During Sponsorship Approval process IRCC send enquiry to province to check whether potential sponsor has taken any social assistance for the past 3 years or not. Social assistance is you apply for any social grant or sibsidised housing etc.... may be other guys can explain than me
 

SoontobeCanadian123

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Apr 20, 2018
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They may have received it but it is not been added to the computer. You would have to ask what steps are taken when the paper from social services is received. Unfortunately I am not sure customer service will know the process they follow for PGP applicants and incoming information from various government departments.
My wife will call them tomorrow , lets hope they are able to alteast make a note for CPO
 

Sukhi22

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Aug 8, 2013
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During Sponsorship Approval process IRCC send enquiry to province to check whether potential sponsor has taken any social assistance for the past 3 years or not. Social assistance is you apply for any social grant or sibsidised housing etc.... may be other guys can explain than me
Thanks. Understood !!
 

vermas

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Jan 12, 2010
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NOC Code......
NA
App. Filed.......
eAPR/AOR 13-08-2018
My parents have been here on visitor visas since Aug 2019 (completing 6 months in Feb).
I took them on one week family vacation to Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) and we returned today. The CBSA officer did not stamp their passports which I was hoping to further extend validity of their stay here.
I just wanted to share this experience and affirm that applying for visitors record is the only safe bet.