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Immigration to Canada from uk via spousal sponsorship. no.

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immigration to Canada from uk via spousal sponsorship.
JA: What steps have been taken? Has any paperwork been filed with the UK government?
Customer: no. I am Canad***** *****ving in uk but want to move back to Canada with my husband and 2 children who all hold Swedish passports. Children were born in the uk.
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer about this?
Customer: no. if I use an immigration lawyer does that speed up the process?
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: . if I use an immigration lawyer does that speed up the process?
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
We have two options. Standard Spousal and dependant sponsorships or Spouse and children that carry Swedish passports or there is apparently something for "Self employed" or financially independent which we would qualify most likely based on net worth / investment and trading skills. Which ever way is faster we'd like to do. But by faster we mean somehow navigating the system better or accelerating processing time. The lengthy application we could get done this weekend, so that's not what we mean by speeding up, nor accuracy as I am confident we could do it error free, but of course we've never done it before.

Hello! My name is Debra (formerly known as Legal Ease). Thank you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

When your children were born were you a Canadian citizen?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Wife Canadian citizen since birth. I have been Swedish citizen since birth and when the kids were born in England they acquired Swedish citizenship by virtue of having a Swedish father - that the rule there. We never lived in Sweden with the kids though.

Then the kids are also Canadian Citizens and you just need proof of citizenship for them.


Here is a link to the information you will need about that:

https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/canadian-citizenship/proof-citizenship.html

 

Then you would get them passports.

 

Your spouse can sponsor you for PR status.

 

That would be the most simple and straightforward.

 

You don't need a lawyer but if you can easily afford one definitely retain one. It will not really speed up the process but it will make the process go more smoothly and if there is a problem then the lawyer will best be able to deal with it.

 

You cannot retain an immigration consultant. You need a lawyer licenced in Canada.

 

Does that help?

 

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Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Great response thanks! Sorry, one final question before I get an immigration layer on the case. So for Canadian Citizenship for the kids do we simply have to go to the Canadian Embassy and London and register for Dual citizenship, as i’d like them to keep Sweden and Add Canada.

For me is seems then I could apply for Express entry and potentially PNP program vis Prince Edward Island (subject to rules) although I won’t have a Job before arriving and may not choose to work.

The surest route for you is to do the spousal sponsorship.

 

You would need a job offer to do well for the express entry. But you can check the online assessment tool to check:

https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/come-canada-tool-immigration-express-entry.html

 

Canada doesn't require renouncing other citizenship. They are already citizens and just need proof.

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Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Fantastic service and intelligent thought process. Direct, concise and simple guidance. Excellent value for money!!

That's very sweet. Thanks very much.