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Canada is Fast-tracking the Spousal Visa Processing

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 28, Sep 2020

Canada is Fast-tracking the Spousal Visa Processing Marco Mendicino - the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Canada (IRCC) has confirmed speeding up of the spousal application processing, in an important announcement made on September 24, 2020. The idea is to help families in Canada, build their lives together in the maple leaf country.

The liberal government in Canada has always supported the family reunification and this seems another step towards the same. Let's find out more about this latest announcement.

Canada expediting the Spousal Visa Processing

The IRCC has increased the number of decision makers on spousal applications by 66 percent, to process spousal applications faster and decrease the wait times of the couples.

Speaking about the same, the immigration minister said, "We understand that the last few months have not been easy for those who are far from their loved ones in these difficult times. This is why we are accelerating the approval of spousal applications as much as possible. Our government will continue to find new ways to keep families together."
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The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is leveraging new technology in a pilot to digitalize paper applications in order to process them more proficiently by IRCC employees working remotely and at different workplaces.

Apart from applying facilitative biometrics measures, IRCC will be piloting, in the next few weeks, technology to hold interviews with applicants remotely, in adherence with public health protocols.

IRCC aims at 49,000 decisions by the end of this year

With the above-mentioned initiatives, IRCC is targeting to fast-track, arrange and finalize about 6,000 spousal applications each month from October until December 2020. Combined with processing to date, this rate will result in nearly 49,000 decisions by the end of this year.

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

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