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New born baby - Citizenship rule

Canada's Citizenship Act says 3 (1) Subject to this Act, a person is a citizen if (a) the person was born in Canada after February 14, 1977; So yes, the child will be a Canadian citizen from the ...
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What is required to claim Canadian citizenship?

You probably are a Canadian citizen, in which case, yes. The page on citizenship rules suggests that you have been a Canadian citizen from birth because your father is a Canadian citizen born in ...
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Am I just considered a tourist, and am I able to leave and return to the UK while on that free tourism visa?

The big problem that I see with this arrangement is that the UK considers it work -- and it is; you will literally be working for compensation -- and will not allow you to enter for that purpose ...
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Does holding a Canadian citizenship enable a person to get US H1b / L1 much easier than citizenship from third-world countries?

Not really. The process is mostly the same. A Canadian citizen would still need an H-1B or L-1 petition filed by the employer and approved by USCIS, just like someone from any other country, including ...
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New born baby - Landing in India

The child is eligible for Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI). This will allow the child to live in India without being subject to foreigner registration.
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New born baby - Citizenship rule

Canada has unrestricted Jus Soli, and thus any child born in Canada is automatcally a citizen by birth. This is irrespective the parent's immigration status or nationalities.
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Getting the Canadian citizenship for my 3 years old child

The Canadian government webpage on this is quite clear. Your child, born outside Canada after April 17, 2009, is a Canadian citizen because you were born in Canada. If I either ask them again what ...
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Dual citizenship and marriage

If a person has dual citizenship (Canada and US), what will the foreign national potential spouse (from Europe) have to go through in order to be legally residing in the US? The process is the same ...
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Already have a priority date for Green Card, but planning to be jobless for half a year, what happens to my priority date?

I'm not a lawyer and none of this is legal advice. Your current plan sounds like a very bad idea if you want to get your Green Card quickly. But before we dissect that lets cover the main question ...
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how to return I-94?

Customs and Border Protection has the same address on their site, so it seems that the address is still correct. However, since the US recorded your departure you can be unconcerned about sending in ...
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Canadian wife of British citizen, trying to move to Scotland

I think you want: Reason for visit: settlement Visa type: settlement Visa subtype: wife or husband, as appropriate
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How can I find out if I ever filed an I-485 (a step in the green card process)?

You can file an FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request with USCIS to obtain your file.
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Can a dual national leave Australia on their Canadian Passport?

The recommendation for dual nationals (of any nationalities) is that you enter/leave each country for which you have citizenship using a passport for that country. If you have Australian/Canadian ...
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Changing employer while on TN

When you leave the employer for which you got your current TN status, that status disappears and you need to apply for a new TN for the new employer. I don't believe you absolutely need to leave the ...
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90 day stay is almost up but waiting for citizenship papers

You don't need help from us. You need to contact a qualified immigration lawyer. This is entirely baseless advice, but in my personal experience overstaying a visa in the UK, I was advised by a ...
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british citizenship is it automatic.Or do i have to apply

You don't lose British citizenship upon naturalization in a foreign country after 1948. Since you naturalized in Canada after 1948, you did not lose British citizenship, and still have it.
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Salary structure in Canada

1) Is annual base salary the final amount? The annual base salary is pretty much what Dennis explained in his comment. The salary you will get will have CPP, EI (differs from province to province) ...
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Can I make money from uploading Youtube videos as a foreign student on an F-1 visa?

As you describe your income, it would not generally be acceptable under the conditions of an F-1 visa. Before continuing, you should discuss your online business with your school's designated official ...
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New born baby - Landing in India

It depends on whether the child has Indian citizenship or not. According to India's Citizenship Act, a child born abroad to at least one Indian citizen parent is an Indian citizen by descent if the ...
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TN versus H1B visa

Applying for H1b doesn't mean you have "immigrant intent". H1b is a temporary work status and has nothing to do with immigration. To immigrate you would need to be petitioned by a relative or ...
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Process to sponsor child - Canada

Canada has an extensive guide explaining the process, along with an even more detailed guide. Do I need to sponsor new baby for moving baby to Canada? Yes, it appears that you do. What is the ...
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Can a Canadian citizen teach English in Iran?

First of all, I would like to say it was the worst idea I have ever heard — considering Canada has not an embassy in Iran and there has been a lot of false detentions of Canadian citizens during the ...
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French 10-year carte de séjour holder out of France for 4 years

The carte de séjour can be revoked when someone has left the French territory for 3 years. So yes, he would have lost his status. It would have been possible for him to extend it, but it appears that ...
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Citizenship for a minor born abroad to a Canadian and residing outside Canada

If your daughter (the child's mother) was born in Canada, then her child is (most likely) also a Canadian citizen. See Get proof of citizenship for instructions on how to apply for a Canadian ...
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Getting the Canadian citizenship for my 3 years old child

I agree with @phoog's Answer. I write to add an observation about timeliness. Anglo-American law contains the doctrine of laches, pronounced like the things that hold garden gates closed. Laches is ...
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Can I apply for a visitor visa for UK while on a Working Holiday Visa within the country?

There is no mechanism to change your immigration status from Tier 5 to visitor from within the UK. You will need to exit and re-enter as a visitor. As a Canadian you are eligible to stay for up to 6 ...
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A unique case of living in Canada indefinitely without PR or citizenship

The Super Visa is somewhat of a unique program that Canada runs exclusively for immigrant permanent residents and naturalized Canadian citizens. A super visa lets you visit your children or ...
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Does the name on a Canadian citizenship card define one's full legal name?

Vital statistics and civil rights, including the name(s) used in the exercise thereof, in general are regulated by each province. No province keeps a register of residents like many other countries do ...
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Can I renew my Canadian passport online while abroad?

I received the following reply by e-mail from The Passport Program of Service Canada on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023: Thank you for your message of September 13, 2023. Sorry for the delay in responding. ...
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Can I apply for a Tier 2 work visa after my Tier 5 Youth Mobility expires?

You can apply if a licensed sponsor has offered you a skilled job in the UK https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general but whether the application would be successful is not something anyone can answer with ...
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