Episode 58 – Myths About Canadian Immigration Law, with Marina Sedai

Marina Sedai is an immigration lawyer and the past National Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Immigration Section, a role that she served in from 2018 – 2019, and is also a past provincial char of the CBABC Immigration Law Section. She can be found on Twitter @MarinaSedai.

We discuss various myths about Canadian immigration law, including:

  • Refugees get more financial help than pensioners.
  • Foreign nationals immigrate and then bring their whole extended family over.
  • If including your spouse or common-law partner on your permanent resident application is inconvenient or unhelpful to your immigration process then you can exclude them and later sponsor them.
  • Volunteering isn’t work.
  • If my kid is born in Canada then my H&C application is guaranteed to succeed.

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