Immigration and Refugee Protection Act replaced the already existing Immigration Act of 1976 of Canada and came into force on June 28, 2002.
The act was passed on November 1, 2001. IRPA elaborates on the goals and deadlines of the Canadian government for Immigration rules set for the International migrants. The Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR) has all the laws that specifies as to how IRPA should be applied.
Objectives with respect to Immigration:
- To permit Canada to aspire the maximum benefits of Immigration.
- Strengthen the Canadian society
- Respect the federal, bilingual and multicultural facets of the country
- Assist the minority official languages communities
- Strengthen the Canadian economy and see to it that the benefits of Immigration are distributed all over
- Ensure that Families are reunited in Canada and see that Permanent residents are well settled in Canada
- Facilitate the entry of new migrants and provide health and safety measures to everyone
- Denying entry of applicants having criminal records
If you are one of those who are planning to Immigrate to Canada, it is advised to hire the services of an Immigration expert and brighten your chances of a better future.