I Was Refused to Sponsor My Spouse in Canada from Philadelphia in 2012

Canada’s Spousal Sponsorship program offers Canadian permanent residents and Canadian citizens the opportunity to bring their loved ones to Canada. In some cases, they can also sponsor close relatives to Canada in addition to spouses. 

This type of immigration to Canada is called Family Class Immigration, and it is a way for people to obtain permanent residency in Canada.

However, applying for spousal sponsorship to bring your spouse, conjugal partner or common-law spouse to Canada is not easy. Many of these types of Canadian immigration applications are denied every year.

Why was my application denied?

Finding out why your application was denied is very important when considering your options.

There are many different reasons your spousal sponsorship application could be denied in Canada, including:

1. You did not prove to the Government of Canada that you have enough money to financially support your spouse or their dependants.

2. The Government of Canada does not believe that your marriage to your spouse is legitimate and suspects that your application is for fraudulent purposes.

3. You are not qualified to sponsor a spouse in Canada, meaning that you are in prison, under a removal order (facing deportation from Canada) or are bankrupt.

However, there is a very real possibility you made an error on your initial spousal sponsorship application or did not include all of the applicable information.

Let us help you! You only have a short window of time in which to appeal. We can provide a comprehensive assessment of your case and see what your next step is. Please note that time is of the utmost importance when considering appealing a denied spousal sponsorship application, so you need to act quickly. We can be reached at the telephone number at the top of this page.

Any information provided here does not constitute legal advice and is intended for general information only. Should you require legal advise, you are encouraged to contact a lawyer directly. All blog postings are public and are not subject to solicitor/client confidentially. Case results depend on a variety of factors unique to each case, and case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any further case undertaken by the lawyer.

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