In the early 2000s, Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board issued guidelines for how to deport those who had been granted legal status, but there were always questions about how many were actually allowed to return.
Today, there are a lot of questions about whether Canada can actually deport people and how many of them are even eligible for resettlement.
The government recently released a list of 5,838 people who had obtained legal status in Canada during the last five years, but only 2,094 of them have been deported.
Canada’s Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says there are 1,000 people who are eligible for citizenship, but the government has yet to determine whether or not they are actually eligible.
The number of people eligible for residency in Canada is roughly equal to the number who apply for citizenship.
So, for instance, the immigration board estimates that there are only around 700 people who have been given legal status who are actually granted it, which means the number of applicants who are granted legal residence is actually a bit more than the number that actually receive it.
In fact, the IRCC’s own report says that about 1,400 people were granted residency during the five-year period in question.
That’s a lot, but what about people who haven’t been granted residency yet?
The Immigration and Refugees Act requires the government to provide a list to people who were granted legal residency status during the period in which they were granted it.
But the government doesn’t do this until they are in a permanent resident category, which can take up to three years to complete.
The IRCC has been working to find out whether there are any other people on the list that were granted permanent residence during the same period that they were on the immigration advisory board, but they have yet to do so.
“The Government of Canada continues to work with relevant authorities to determine the eligibility of these individuals to be granted permanent residency status,” said IRCC spokesperson Lauren MacDonald in a statement.
If the government does not have a list, they have suggested that people with temporary residence permits or temporary protected status should be given a grace period of three years before they are granted permanent resident status.
For people who do not qualify for permanent residence, MacDonald says they are still eligible for permanent resident or refugee status.
In any case, if the IRAC doesn’t have a good list of people who qualify for citizenship and residency status, it could make it difficult for the government in the long run to deport them.
The immigration advisory committee is made up of three members from each of Canada’s federal departments, which are the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAT), Immigration, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (ICIC), and Citizenship and Refugee Services.
It also includes a third member from each department, who is appointed by the prime minister.
It also includes members from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), the Canadian Forces and the Public Service Commission.
With files from the Associated Press.
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