Immigration Lawyer Sudbury - The goal of the class of immigration referred to as the "Family Class" is to help make certain that families are together. Our company's Immigration Law practitioners would help you in bringing your family together. We assist with the submission and completion of documents and forms to the Immigration authorities. Our objective is to be able to assist you throughout the entire immigration process.
The following relatives are eligible under the Family Class: conjugal partner, common-law partner, spouse, dependent child, adopted child, parent, grandparent, or an orphaned relative under 18 years of age who is the sponsor's brother or sister, nephew, niece, grandchild or adopted child. In this particular country, in order to bring a family together a sponsor is necessary. The sponsor needs to be at least eighteen years of age and a citizen of this nation or a permanent resident residing here. The sponsor should file a sponsorship application to Citizenship and Immigration. Depending on the type of relationship between the sponsor and the family member, a different set of forms, requirements, and supporting papers are needed.
Sponsorship applications are typically processed within 8 weeks from the date of submission to the Citizenship and Immigration authorities, so long as all the needed forms are accomplished correctly, and all supporting documents and information are included.
Spouses need to be at least 16 years old and be legally married to the sponsor by the civil authorities of a nation. The marriage is considered to be valid in Canada, if the marriage is legal in the country where it occurred. A marriage certificate, provided by the civil authorities of the nation where the marriage occurred, is considered necessary to prove that the sponsor and spouse are lawfully married. A divorce certificate given by a Court should be provided in conditions where one of the parties was formerly married.
A common-law partner should have lived along with the sponsor in a conjugal relationship for a specific time. A common-law relationship starts on the day a couple decides to physically cohabit a home. In a common-law relationship, there is no record to be able to prove that a couple is living together. However, there are papers which can help to prove the existence of a common-law relationship, like for instance joint bank accounts and credit cards, property or lease agreements in both names, papers showing the same address, and insurance policies.
A dependent child under the Family Class, is a dependent child is either a biological child or adopted child under the age of 22. This particular child must not have ever been married or in a common-law relationship and was supported financially by the parent. The daughter or son may be more than 22 years of age if she or he is incapable, because of a mental or physical condition, to support him or herself.
The relationships should be proven through documents given by civil authorities between the sponsor, the parent of the sponsored purpose, grandparent, or an orphaned relative under eighteen years of age who is the sponsor's brother or sister, niece, nephew, grandchild, or adopted child.
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