Archive for the ‘Dual Citizenship’ Category

Canada Embraces It’s Dual Citizens While Australia’s Government Throws Itself Into Disarray

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

The Literal Interpretation Of The Constitutional Rule Has Created An Unprecedented Political Crisis You cannot be a dual citizen if you want to work in Australian politics. Their constitution prohibits it. The document, enacted on Jan. 1, 1901, includes a section outlining who can and who cannot sit in the Senate, the upper house of the […]

The Canadian Citizenship Oath Gets Set For A Revision

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

New Canadians Will Soon Acknowledge and Honour Treaties With First Nations and Indigenous Peoples As per the CBC, soon, new Canadians will promise to honour treaties with Indigenous peoples as part of their oath during Canadian citizenship ceremonies. This is all as per a mandate letter from Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, who lists making the […]

Obtaining Canadian Citizenship Got Easier This Month

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

It Just Got Easier To Apply For Canadian Citizenship For Permanent Residents As of October 11th, permanent residents in Canada can apply for Canadian citizenship — also known as naturalization — easier and sooner than before, following the implementation of measures contained in Bill C-6, which was passed into law last June. Previously, permanent residents were required […]

Trump New Travel Ban 3.0

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

As with the previous ban, Canadian dual citizens are unaffected. Two days ago, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation (Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats  – the Presidential Proclamation) to limit travel from a handful of countries. His previous attempt at a […]

When Dual Citizenship Helps Your Career In Television and Film

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Dual citizenship and residency has become a popular way for American filmmakers to find work with producers who get tax breaks when they hire Canadians. There’s a secret in Hollywood when it comes to producing films. Canada has a lucrative series of tax credits that can save American producers a tremendous amount of money in production costs […]

Canadian Citizenship Saved Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim in North Korea

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Regime Prosecutors Were Initially Seeking The Death Penalty As per the CBC, Toronto Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim thinks his Canadian citizenship was the primary reason he wasn’t executed or tortured during more than two years of imprisonment in North Korea. Pastor Lim was born in South Korea and ran various humanitarian projects in the DPRK for nearly […]

The Liberal Government Has Drafted The Overhaul To Discover Canada

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Many Of The Changes to the Official Citizenship Test Guide Pull Back Controversial Changes Introduced By The Harper Conservatives Justin Trudeau’s Liberals majority government has unveiled a new draft of the Canadian citizenship guide. It is a significant overhaul of the book used by prospective Canadians to prepare for the test. The existing “Discover Canada” guide dates […]

Canadian Federal Court Voids Citizenship Revocations

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

The Ruling Emphasizes That Citizenship Is In Fact A Right and Not A Privilege In February, 2014, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government amended the Citizenship Act to fast-track the revocation process in what it called “non-complex” cases. This is what is known as Bill -C24. Part of the fast track revocation allowed them to eliminate the right to […]

American Athletes and Dual Citizens See The Benefit of Canadian Citizenship

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Professional sports brings and keeps many up north Odell Willis and Adarius Bowman – two players for the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos –  have both been in Canada for around 10 years. The met while playing for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and they’re now going through the process of becoming Canadian citizens together. Both originally hail from […]

Bill C-6 Officially Becomes Law Of The Land

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Law that ends what many consider to be second class citizenship receives royal ascent Bill C-6, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act, has received Royal Assent. These changes to the existing act streamline the path to obtaining citizenship, enhance program integrity and repeal certain provisions of the law that in many ways effectively created […]