Immigration and citizenship enforcement and violations

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

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

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

Security screening

Who does it and how to get information about the security screening for your immigration or citizenship application

Revoking citizenship

Implications related to why citizenship can be removed, changes in citizenship status and how it affects renunciation of citizenship


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