Immigration Glossary

Immigration Law Glossary

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There are currently 3 names in this directory beginning with the letter W.
War crime
Examples of a war crime or a crime against humanity could include execution-type murders, destroying people’s property, forcing people out of their homes and/or country, genocide (the killing of a group of people based on their ethnicity, race, religion, cultural backgrounds) and human rights violations.

Widowed means that a person’s spouse has died and that person has not remarried or entered into a common-law relationship.

Work permit
A document issued by CIC that authorizes a person to work legally in Canada. It sets out conditions for the worker such as: · the type of work they can do, · the employer they can work for, · where they can work, and · how long they can work.