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Tag: Writ of Mandamus

IRCC’s Updated Processing Times, And Why the Writ of Mandamus Will Remain An Exceptionally Effective Remedy

Updated Processing Times Reflect Massive IRCC Backlogs On March 31, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) introduced a new “data-based” approach to expected processing times for permanent residence and citizenship applications. In other words, permanent residence and citizenship applicants will finally have access to processing times grounded in IRCC data as opposed to the […]

Mandamus Q&A: Answering More Frequently Asked Questions

Mandamus Q&A: Answering More Frequently Asked Questions We’ve seen considerable interest in writ of mandamus applications from people whose immigration applications are disrupted by an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) delay. Even a slight hold-up in proceedings can cause significant anxiety and frustration. With this in mind, we decided to expand on our Writ […]

Writ of Mandamus FAQ

Given significant Covid-19 related delays in the processing of visa and permanent residence applications, our Federal Court practice has seen significant mandamus application and we get many questions regarding this judicial remedy and this FAQ is designed to address some of the most common questions we get. In addition to this FAQ, you can learn […]

How Can a Writ of Mandamus Help With Your Immigration Application?

How Can a Writ of Mandamus Help With Your Immigration Application? Have you filed an application to immigrate to Canada but you’re still waiting for a decision after the processing time has passed? You’re not alone. According to Reuters, Canada aimed to welcome more than 800,000 new residents by the end of 2022. Canada’s Immigration […]