IRCC will grant citizenship to 300,000 people this year

By Joseph Parker [Published 19 Oct, 2022 | 08:10 AM] 1412
IRCC will grant citizenship to 300,000 people this year

According to a report by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) states that Canada will seek to process a total of 285,000 decisions and 300,000 new citizens by March 31, 2023.

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Here are the highlights of this report:

  • IRCC plans to process a total of 285,000 decisions (approved, denied, or incomplete).
  • IRCC plans to grant citizenship to 300,000 people this year.
  • The report also outlines recent challenges involved with processing applications.
  • All positive decisions targeted to take the oath of citizenship within a reasonable timeframe.
  • IRCC will make room to deal with newer digital applications to prevent backlog growth.
  • IRCC aims to take drastic steps toward clearing this massive backlog.
  • Minors under the age of 18 will also be eligible to apply for online citizenship by the end of the year.

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