Yes, IRCC Can Deny PNP Nominees Permanent Resident Visas

Meurrens LawProvincial Nominee Programs

The Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (“IRPR“) provide that an immigration officer may issue a negative substituted evaluation and refuse an application where the officer is not satisfied that a provincial nomination certificate is an appropriate indicator of whether an applicant will be able to successfully establish themselves economically in Canada.  Subsections 87(3) and (4) of the … Read More

PNP Nominees Denied Entry at the Border

Meurrens LawProvincial Nominee Programs

During the past couple months, our office has received several frantic phone calls from people (often real estate agents or bankers) telling us that a family who was immigrating to Canada under a Provincial Nominee Program was detained by the Canada Border Services Agency