The Conservatives’ radical overhaul of Canadian immigration makes it harder than ever for families to reunite here on Canadian soil.
Wait times are already as long as nine years. And now they’ve imposed a two-year freeze on sponsorship applications for parents and grandparents.
It doesn’t have to be this way.
New Democrats are fighting to make family reunification a top priority for immigration.
That’ll strengthen our communities and our economy too—by making Canada a more welcoming place for skilled immigrants from around the world.
We the undersigned recognize the following:
Therefore, we call on the Government of Canada to make reuniting families a central priority in Canadian immigration.