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IRCC Data Shows Drop In Spousal Sponsorship Immigration

Posted on: June 1, 2024

Fewer spouses and common-law partners became new permanent residents of Canada in March than in February asspousal sponsorship immigration dropped for the second consecutive month.

Numbers fell 12.8 per cent, the latest data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reveals. in the third

After falling 21.7 per cent in February to 5,515 spouses and common-law partners, this immigration program saw another drop with only 4,810 such loved ones becoming new permanent residents of Canada in March.

By the end of the first quarter of this year, Canada had welcomed only 17,235 new permanent residents under this sponsorship immigration program, 31.6 per cent less than during the comparable quarter last year when 25,345 spouses and common-law partners gained their permanent residency.

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