Section 52(1) of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act provides that a person who has been removed from Canada cannot return to Canada unless the person first receives specific authorization from immigration authorities. This authorization is known as “authorization to return to Canada” (an “ARC“). Whether an ARC is needed will depend on what type of removal order the person received. Types of Removal Orders There are three types of removal orders in Canada. These are the “Departure Order,” the “Exclusion Order,” and the “Deportation Order”. A Departure Order requires that a person […]
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