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

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 of Mandamus FAQ with this new Q&A […]

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 […]