The 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

The 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

The 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and Its 1967 Protocol defines a refugee as “a person who is outside his or her country of nationality or habitual residence; has a well-founded fear of being persecuted because of his or her race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion; and is unable or unwilling to avail him— or herself of the protection of that country, or to return there, for fear of persecution (see Article 1A(2)).”

Other rights contained in the 1951 Convention include: • The right not to be expelled, except under certain, strictly defined conditions (Article 32); • The right not to be punished for illegal entry into the territory of a contracting State (Article31); • The right to work (Articles 17 to 19); • The right to housing (Article 21); • The right to education (Article 22); • The right to public relief and assistance (Article 23); • The right to freedom of religion (Article 4); • The right to access the courts (Article 16); • The right to freedom of movement within the territory (Article 26); and • The right to be issued identity and travel documents (Articles 27 and 28).

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Revoking Canadian Citizenship

Revoking Canadian Citizenship

Revoking Canadian CitizenshipIt is of the utmost importance that every detail is true on any application submitted to Canada Immigration and Citizenship, to avoid government agents discovering an issue that could bring about Revoking Canadian Citizenship in your case. This is one of the main reasons to seek the help of an experienced professional when immigrating to Canada and applying for Citizenship after obtaining your permanent residence status. It is the job of 123Visa to present your application in such a way that you are successful in achieving Canadian Citizenship in the first place, and while doing so, make you understand every rule and regulation applicable to Canadian Citizens so there is no chance of Revoking Canadian Citizenship as far as you or your family members are concerned. See more on Citizenship.

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Vancouver Immigration Services for Refugees

Refugee Streams in Canada

There are several types of Refugee Streams in Canada, assisting people from around the world who seek to come to Canada, while in need of protection or asylum. These include Private Sponsorship Groups (G5), Sponsorship Agreement Holders, (SAH) and by obtaining a UNHCR Referral. Several criteria must be met, including being 18 years of age, or older, and already having been awarded Permanent Resident Status in Canada.

Sponsorship agreement holders (SAH), is one of the Refugee Streams in Canada, where members of humanitarian or religious organizations, or ethnic groups, who form a community to sponsor, and may or may not know the person they are sponsoring. Co-sponsorship may be arranged between sponsorship agreement holders who wish to share responsibility in establishing and carrying through with a settlement plan for the sponsored person, usually for the first year they are in Canada.

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123Visa Immigration Services in Vancouver BC

123Visa Immigration Services Manifesto

The 123Visa Immigration Services Manifesto is simple. Our intention is to help people from all walks of life, who are struggling to create a life in the country in which they are a citizen, and come to Canada, where they can have a better chance of fulfilling their dreams to work, enjoy human rights, study or and unite with family members.

When we discover the background stories of some of our clients, something arises in our team. It is the inspiration a heightened level of dedication, to give 100% to each case, in hopes that our efforts will help someone be chosen to go forward in the immigration process. 100% is all we can do. That is our motivation to keep working through a sometimes complicated and detailed process to help our clients reach safety, loved ones, financial stability or educational and experiential opportunities.

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