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IRCC invited potential sponsors under the Parents and Grandparents Program

On October 24, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited potential sponsors to apply under the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP). Between October 12 and 20, 2022, IRCC sent 23,100 invitations to apply (ITA) to accept 15,000 PGP sponsorship applications. According to the latest update, IRCC sent invitations among the pool of 182,113 remaining potential sponsors who submitted an interest to sponsor form in 2020. Those who have not been invited may be eligible to apply for a super visa which could let their parents and grandparents stay in Canada for up to 5 years.


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