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Government of Canada introduces legislation for citizenship by descent

28 Jun. 2024 PDF
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Global Immigration alert, June 2024

The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC), has proposed legislation, referred to as Bill C-71, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act (2024) (Bill C-71) that would extend Canadian citizenship by descent beyond the first generation in a manner that is intended by the government to be both inclusive, while still safeguarding the integrity of Canadian citizenship.

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