Spousal Sponsorship “Marriage of Convenience” issues continued…

As part of our ongoing reporting on the Canadian government’s crackdown on “Marriage of Convenience” cases for Spousal Sponsorship, here are the latest developments.
In early November a woman in British Columbia was arrested on bigamy charges for being legally married to two people at once in different cities in order to sponsor two different people […]
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Spousal Sponsorship Meeting on “Marriages of Convenience” for Preventing Sponsorship Fraud

Over Halloween weekend, Canadian Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney hosted a meeting in Montreal to discuss preventing “marriages of convenience” for immigration reasons in Canada.
The meeting was the third such meeting on immigration held by the Minister, who has been meeting with various communities across Canada throughout the month to discuss preventing […]
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Spousal Sponsorship gone Bad: Family and Immigration law don’t always see “eye to eye”

CBC reported last week that a Canadian man who was married to a Ukrainian woman for a short time now wants her deported.
He still pays spousal support for the woman, who he met through a dating website. He applied for a visitor’s visa (temporary resident visa) on her behalf, and married her shortly after she […]
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