It is not uncommon for applicants to have a differing account of what transpired during a visa interview or a port of entry matter from what an immigration officer says occurred.  As such, it is very important that applicants take detailed notes of every interaction that they have with government officials. The Federal Court recently dealt with the issue of inconsistencies in Gedara v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2016 FC 209.  The Federal Court stated (emphasis added, and citations removed for ease of reading): The affidavits filed by the Applicant and by the Interviewing Officer […]

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