Bill C-6 to Become Law on June 19, Changing Canada’s Citizenship Act

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Bill C-6 to Become Law on June 19, Changing Canada’s Citizenship Act

“We want all permanent residents, if possible, to become Canadians,” said Canada’s Immigration Minister, Ahmed Hussen, at a recent conference in Toronto, and now the process will become quicker and simpler for immigrants to the country. Bill C-6 — which, among other changes, will decrease the amount of time new immigrants have to wait before becoming eligible to obtain Canadian citizenship — is scheduled to receive Royal Assent this evening (June 19), the final step before the bill may become law.

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  • Canadian immigration policies
  • Permanent residency