50% of Indians converted from Canada PR to Canadian Citizenship in 2018

Posted on December 26, 2018

According to the Canadian Statistics obtained by the Times Of India, nearly 15,000 odd-Indians have obtained Canadian Citizenship. This is a 50% rise from the corresponding year 2017. Hence, it is very much clear that, Indians are the most for making a step forward for Canadian Citizenship.

A total of 1,39,503 Permanent Residents of Canada have converted to Canadian Citizens in a span of just 10 months, i.e., from January – October of 2018. Among this, 11% of the total are the Indians. However, as it is a preliminary statistics, the number is expected to become high in the final issue of the statistics.

Talha Mohani, an Immigration Law Specialist and Managing Director of Migration Bureau of Corp suggested that – after a successful 4-year stay in Canada as Permanent Residents, the Canada PR holders are easily applying and obtaining the Canadian Citizenship since 2017.

Based on the Preliminary Statistics, Philippines are in the top for obtaining Canadian Citizenship. The country observed an increase of 11% from its previous year. India is at the second position claiming an increase of 50% from the year 2017. Also, from the annual report on Immigration, Indians are in the top for choosing Canada for permanent residency, i.e., with nearly 51,000 admissions in 2017.

A Citizenship grants many benefits to the candidates, which include the right to vote, right to work in any sector of the government, a greater scope of mobility and more. These specifications inspire the Canada PR for opting Citizenship.

As per the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), after the new relaxed norms of Citizenship, 1.53 lakh people are estimated for obtaining Citizenship. This is an estimate of 40% increase from the corresponding year 2017. Later, it added up that, with the regulation changes, 2.42 lakh people were received for Canadian Citizenship. And, this is really a massive increase from the year 2017.

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