Citizenship and Immigration Canada

CIC investigating thousands for fraud, says Kenney

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is investigating a record 11,000 people in Canada suspected of having acquired their Canadian citizenship and immigration status via fraud. Around 7,500 cases...
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Harper government criticized for lack of understanding of citizenship laws

If no Canadians existed before 1947, what is one to make of the deportation of Japanese Canadian "citizens" during the war, or of government PR around "Canadian soldiers"?

Seeking refuge: challenges and changes in the Canadian refugee system

While Canada's record of helping refugees is well established, our current system continues to be challenging and complicated, and Bill C-31 threatens to make the process even more difficult.

Vimy Ridge Anniversary: soldiers who died for Canada were not Canadian, according to Harper government

According to a Citizenship and Immigration letter, a Canadian soldier who was born prior to 1947 was a "British subject": what does that mean for all the Canadian soldiers who fought for the country?

Lost Canadians angered by ongoing age discrimination and gender injustice

Ian Munroe couldn't figure it out. Why wasn't he a Canadian?  "Lost Canadian," is a title referring to potentially tens of thousands of Canadians who, by a continuing set of obscure Canadian...

Lifelong Canadians face discrimination by their own government...still

With a citizenship lawsuit filed in federal court last month, Lost Canadians continue their quest to end bizarre legal loopholes.

Discriminatory laws against unwed mothers leave Lost Canadian Ken Smith out in the cold

As the world celebrates progress on International Women's Day, Lost Canadians born out of wedlock face gender discrimination due to outdated citizenship laws.

Daughter of Canadian war veteran, Jackie Scott, denied citizenship by Canada. Again.

"They're discrediting my father," Scott said on the rejection of her Canadian citizenship application. This time, she said, even her war veteran father's Canadian status is being put into question.

Mexican whistleblower Karla Lottini fights corruption, death threats and deportation

"Tell her I came to say hi," a man told the journalist's sister – and showed her a gun. In this VO exclusive, Karla Lottini tells the tale of her fight to lead a safe life in Canada.

Mexican journalist finds support from activists to fight deportation

Mexican journalist Karla Berenice García Ramírez blew the whistle on government corruption in Mexico, moving to Surrey after death threats. Now the writer and broadcaster faces imminent deportation.