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  1. Mar 7, 2023 · The government welcomed just over twenty thousand refugees in 2021, mostly from Africa and the Middle East—more than double the numbers from 2020, when pandemic-related restrictions slowed...

  2. Jul 21, 2020 · Canada’s immigration system looks more welcoming, but it is economic-based. In 2017, Canada admitted immigrants under its family category at a rate of 0.23 percent per capita, a surprisingly equal rate to that of the United States.

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  4. In order to gain Canadian-American Dual Citizenship, an applicant must have citizenship in one country and gain citizenship from the other through birth, marriage, or naturalization. Extended residency is also a possibility, but will also require the naturalization process. The Canadian Citizenship Act of 1947 is applicable to determine the ...

  5. Summary: Canada has a far higher immigration rate and a more educated immigrant stream than the United States. The two countries also have very different immigration policies. Canada primarily admits immigrants based on employment-related qualifications, while the United States primarily admits immigrants based on family ties.

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  6. Aug 19, 2015 · Both countries initially drew principally on migrants from the British Isles and Europe, before expanding their catchment area to other regions of the world. Over time, however, Canadian and U.S. immigration policies have diverged in significant ways. Immigration issues are in the news in both countries these days, perhaps more so than usual.

  7. U.S. Consulate General Montreal. 1134 Sainte-Catherine Street West. Montréal, Québec H3B 1H4. Phone: 514-398-9695. For questions regarding immigrant visas, applicants in Canada can contact the U.S. Consulate General in Montreal directly via email: or via phone (514-398-9695) Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM.