Immigration and citizenship enforcement and violations
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Find out if you can enter Canada
Reasons for inadmissibility, how to overcome criminal convictions and temporary resident permits for those who are inadmissible
Learn about arrests, detentions and removals
What happens to individuals who are not allowed in Canada, including removals and how to appeal a removal order
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
Find out about immigration admissibility hearings
Steps in an admissibility hearing, which applies when a person tries to enter, or is in Canada and is considered inadmissible
Who does it and how to get information about the security screening for your immigration or citizenship application
Implications related to why citizenship can be removed, changes in citizenship status and how it affects renunciation of citizenship
Do you want to come to Canada, or extend your stay?
Answer a few questions to find out if you are eligible to come to Canada. You can also find out what immigration programs you can apply for and how to submit an online or paper application.
Find quick and direct answers to your inadmissibility questions, including entering Canada and rehabilitation for entry to Canada.
Overcome criminal convictions
Find out how you may still be able to come to Canada if you've been convicted of a crime.
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