Immigration Glossary

Immigration Law Glossary

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Oath of citizenship
A declaration that a person will: · be loyal to the Queen, · obey Canada’s laws and customs, and · fulfill the duties of a Canadian citizen. In order to become citizens, people aged 14 or over must take the oath. Reciting the oath is the final requirement for Canadian citizenship.

Off-Campus Work Permit Program
The Off-Campus Work Permit Program allows certain foreign students to work off campus while completing their studies. To qualify, you must be a full-time student enrolled at a participating publicly funded post-secondary educational institution or in an approved program at an eligible privately funded post-secondary institution.

One-year window provision
This allows resettled refugees in Canada to be reunited with immediate family members that are still overseas. Immediate family members are spouses, common-law partners and dependent children. To be eligible for this provision, an application must be made within one year of the resettled refugee arriving in Canada.

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