Court documents list four related charges from 2016-2020 and one this year for breaching Canada’s visa laws.
Filipinos are among the top three diaspora groups by population. Allowing visa-free travel is expected to ease visa processing backlogs and reunite
Some questions remain on how the government will roll out its promises to prioritize their applications and allow free visa extensions.
Visa applicants reaching out to Immigration Canada are increasingly expressing intentions of suicide because of pandemic-related processing delays.