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Ottawa raises cap on parent sponsorship, ends lottery system

posted Aug 20, 2018, 6:00 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Aug 20, 2018, 6:01 PM ]
Ottawa raises cap on parent sponsorship, ends lottery system
By NICHOLAS KEUNG Immigration Reporter, thestar.com
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018

“By accepting even more applications this year and next, as well as enhancing the intake system, the Government of Canada is demonstrating its commitment to helping families live, work and thrive together in Canada.”

Hussen said instead of randomly selecting sponsorship candidates in a draw, officials will invite applicants based on the order they submit their forms indicating their interest in sponsoring family members."

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