Phoenix Legal provides legal assistance for spousal and family sponsorship in Calgary to help you determine if you meet the criteria. We have significant experience assisting Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their family members to immigrate to Canada. We have handled various cases under this category and achieved results for our clients. Sponsoring an individual puts a significant responsibility on the sponsor’s shoulder, and dealing with all the logistical issues can be tiresome. The lawyers at Phoenix Legal understand the heavy burden placed on the sponsor and can be your trusted partner throughout the entire process. We inform potential sponsors about their responsibilities and educate them about the possible resources available to them. Contact us today so that our barristers can assist you in family sponsorship in Calgary.
To qualify as a Sponsor, according to Citizen & Immigration Canada, you must be:
If you’re a Canadian citizen living abroad and plan to return when your relative(s) immigrates, you may still be considered eligible.
You shall be considered ineligible if you -
However, you may be able to sponsor any relative of any age if you meet certain requirements. Please contact us to discuss.
No. Only immediate family members such as dependent children, parents and grandparents are allowed to get sponsorship in the Family Program. You can sponsor others when you have legally adopted them.
Spousal sponsorship does not need you to meet a minimum income threshold to be eligible.
Usually, the spousal sponsorship application takes around 12 months to process.
A marriage of convenience is a marriage or common-law relationship whose purpose is to let the sponsored spouse or partner immigrate to Canada. If the visa officer reviewing your file determines your relationship is a marriage of convenience, your spousal sponsorship application will likely be refused. Marriages of convenience constitute marriage fraud and can result in criminal charges.
The sponsor must undertake to provide the sponsored family members with:
The obligation to provide for the essential needs of the sponsored person(s) will only arise if the sponsored person(s) cannot provide for the mentioned needs on their own.
Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada provides the estimated time required for your sponsorship application to process. At Phoenix Legal, our lawyers have significant experience in dealing with various immigration matters, including filling applications, appealing a decision and proposing tailored solutions to unique client situations.
We strive to provide personalized care to each of our clients and deliver high-end legal services. Our firm reflects the diversity of the clients we serve with a proven track record of success in dealing with complex immigration matters and appeals.
Whether you’re planning to adopt a child or need assistance for family sponsorship in Calgary, Phoenix Legal provides you with legal assistance to help make the sponsorship application process smoother and less stressful.
Whether you’re seeking to sponsor a spouse, dependent, parent or adopted child, please call us today for further information regarding the application forms, fees and processing times involved.