October 26, 2023
Canadian High Commission provides update on visa processing delays in India
On Thursday 19 October 2023, Minister Marc Miller, Canada's Minister of Immigration, held a press conference to provide an update on the situation between Canada and India, specifically as it relates to immigration processing. Amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute between the two countries, the Canadian government has announced a reduction in staff at the Canadian visa office in New Delhi, which will in turn negatively impact processing times for visas being handled at that office. While continued processing of applications is reassuring, clients throughout the Canadian immigration process may start to experience delays throughout the various stages of the immigration process over the coming months.
A Tax Alert prepared by EY Law LLP, and attached below, provides additional details.
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