Immigration and citizenship enforcement and violations

Find out more about immigration violations, detention review processes and immigration admissibility hearings.

Services and information

Services and information

Find out if you can enter Canada

Reasons for inadmissibility, how to overcome criminal convictions, and temporary resident permits for those who are inadmissible

Find out about the detention review process

Steps in the detention review process, which applies when a permanent resident or foreign national is detained by border officials for immigration reasons

Security screening

Who does the security screening for your immigration or citizenship application and how to get information on the status of a security screening

Learn about arrests, detentions and removals

What happens to individuals who are not allowed into Canada, including removals and how to appeal a removal order

Find out about immigration admissibility hearing

Steps in an admissibility hearing, which applies when a person tries to enter Canada or is in Canada and is considered inadmissible

Revoking citizenship

Why your citizenship could be revoked, how it affects your status in Canada and how to renounce your citizenship


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