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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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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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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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If banned for life from entering USA for misrepresentation can we apply Canada PR through Express entry

The US and Canada share immigration data under the Five Eyes arrangements. You can assume that the Canadians will know about the lifetime ban. You're also asked on any visa application form if you've ...
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How long does it take to get a green card post EB5 visa?

The EB-5 visa is an immigrant visa, so the visa itself becomes a temporary green card when the bearer of the visa first arrives in the US. The permanent green card arrives subsequently in the mail. ...
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AUSTRALIAN PR process

Australian Computer Society (ACS) has several documents on their website that explain the process. I personally don't think they're as clear as they could be, but you should read through them, then ...
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Regarding age limits for PR of Australia and NZ

First off, none of this is intended to be advice and is only meant to point you in the direction of the official sources. For Australian permanent residency, it will depend on the visa you're after. ...
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Is French language compulsory for Quebec Skilled Visa?

In order to be qualified for QSW you need French language proficiency. Although It is not compulsory, you wouldn’t be able to obtain required scores for QSW without having a French language ...
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Is it possible to get 'permanently stuck' on a Work Permit status in Canada without ever attaining PR?

It is possible to be on a work permit without a path to permanent residency. If you never qualify for one of the pathways or a PNP program, you don't become a permanent resident. Although there is no ...
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Repeal of conditional PR in Canada

Here is the official Canadian government news release on 28 April 2017: Government of Canada Eliminates Conditional Permanent Residence for Spouses and Partners which states in part: This change ...
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Migrate to Australia Under Section 189(Skill Independant)

You will get points for your work experience but not your diploma or you could apply as one of 'skills' that would accept you diploma but not work experience... For Batchelor you get 15 points while ...
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NZ PR rejected, will it affect Australian Student Visa subclass 500?

I think the wisest move would be to say YES, and in the notes explain the details of the situation. Let them decide whether your father's failed application for PR (on which you were included) is ...
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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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Should I have ECA before submitting EOI in SINP?

I think you will be okay. if you're confident enough that you will get both ECA and whatever license you are talking about in 60 days, you should be okay. I have seen cases where people are not able ...
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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 one year experience count for partner skill criteria in Australia PR process

Since you mention skill criteria but not the actual visa subclass I'm going to assume the 189 subclass. Note that this is not intended to be visa advice, you must do your own research or speak to a ...
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Canada PR with Job offer

As a Canadian Permanent Resident you are not tied to any company in terms of work authorization. You are free to work for any employer in Canada (it's a bit tricky if you want to settle in Quebec and ...
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Australia PR 190 - relocate to a different state after applying EOI

Note: I am not a visa agent and I am most especially not your visa agent. Posting just to point you to the official sources: Will my EOI be rejected because I am not present in the chosen state? Can't ...
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A unique case of living in Canada indefinitely without PR or citizenship

You can extend Super Visa, or even an ordinary TRV for parents/grandparents, even without leaving Canada, as long as you meet insurance, health and funds requirements. There is no absolute ...
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A unique case of living in Canada indefinitely without PR or citizenship

In very broad strokes, trying to outsmart the immigration system of any country does not work. Even we amateurs who answer questions on these SE sites and forum have seen it all, imagine the ...
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Create EOI login in SINP with ECA status as "NO" and Express Entry profile as "NO"?

You will not be selected in future Saskatchewan draws if you do not have ECA. And you can create EOI without an Express Entry profile. This is called OID stream. However, if you can create an ...
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How to plan travel from and re-entry to Canada while applying for a PR card

There is a link that I found: https://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-discussion-board/threads/sending-pr-card-by-courier.472623/ It isnt a canonical reference (until it is stated by Canadian ...
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Should I have ECA before submitting EOI in SINP?

Immigration office has just responded, they said it is ok to send ECA and licensure to them later.
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A certified copy for Australian PR visa

A certified copy of any document can be done by a big list of people in australia. Embassy staff are able to do this and work at the embassies for this purpose. No one will ever issue a certified ...
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Get 'Niederlassungserlaubnis' after 33 months of Blue Card without A1

A1 is fairly basic German. This page is one description of the sorts of things you would be expected to be able to do. An excerpt: Referring to items without naming them (den, die, das, mir, ...
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Is educational transcript mandatory for Australian skill assessment PR visa process?

You need ECA to apply for PR and organizations that run ECA need your academic transcripts. I am not sure if skill assessment process requires transcripts, however I am quite certain that you need ...
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NOC code for Devops Engineer - 2173 or 2174

You haven't given much information about your job responsibilities here. Regardless going with what you have given, NOC 2173 and NOC 2174 both should work. However NOC 2173 matches more closely. ...
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Sample Work Experience Letter for ACS Skills Assessment

You can refer to the page 13 of this document.
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New born baby - Landing in India

You can get the child a standard visa if you do not wish to go for OCI. Note that the child will require a new visa for every trip past the expiry of the previous one. OCI takes much longer to acquire,...
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Travel to Canada for vacation using PR when Residency Obligation not met

My answer might be coming a bit late for you, but hopefully it helps others in future: Is there a way to know if my PR is invalid as of now (some website etc)? This will be helpful so I can plan my ...
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