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Government of Canada introduces special imm...
Saturday, 16 January 2010 22:55

Government of Canada introduces special immigration measures in response to the earthquake in Haiti

Ottawa, January 16, 2010 — Canada will expedite immigration applications from Haitians with family in this country, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today. Haitians in Canada temporarily will also be allowed to extend their stay.

“I want to express my deepest sympathy and support for the people of Haiti,” said Minister Kenney. “Canada has welcomed a large community of Haitians to this country and is working to reunite families affected by this disaster as quickly as possible. Haitian nationals who are currently in Canada will also benefit from special measures.” Read more

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 January 2010 22:55