East Africans and other visible minority spouses of Canadians, will be granted Permanent Resident as soon as they arrive in Canada.
“When spouses come in now, they don’t immediately become permanent residents; there’s a two-year period where they are not yet permanent residents,” Mr. McCallum (Markham-Thornhill, Ont.) said in an interview with The Hill Times. “We said in our platform that we will end that so that they will become permanent residents on arrival.”
The Conservatives brought in conditional permanent-resident policy in 2012 to address the issue of marriage fraud.
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