Last month, the Standing Committee of Citizenship and Immigration formally submitted a 122-page report to the House of Commons in order to meet the immigration goals and resolve the delays in application processing caused by the pandemic. The report that was formally submitted to the Senate on May 13, 2021, outlines the impact of the pandemic on the Canadian immigration system and contains 38 reform proposals. The focus of the report is the backlog and delayed processing of applications for family reunification and temporary residents.
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