Welcome to your newest ICCRC Exam Prep lesson on the Parents and Grandparents Family Sponsorship Program!
Estimated study time: 3 hours
Important PGP links:
Guide 5772 – Application to Sponsor Parents and Grandparents
CIC/IRCC Help Centre – Sponsoring a parent or grandparent
Determine your eligibility – Sponsor your parents and grandparents
Apply to sponsor a parent or grandparent
Sponsor your parents and grandparents
Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Application
OP2 Processing Members of the Family Class
IP2 Processing Applications to Sponsor Members of the Family Class
PGP PR Sponsorship in the news:
From the National Post: ‘Parent sponsorship program still deeply flawed despite changes, immigration lawyers warn’
From Lexology: ‘Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program Re-Opened for 2018’
From the South China Morning Post: ‘Sponsored parents and grandparents wait an average of more than six years for the processing of immigration applications’
Epstein v. Canada is an excellent case to read in order to understand the Humanitarian and Compassionate reasons why a grandmother might be eligible to stay in Canada while awaiting the results of her permanent residency application as a member of the Family Class.