We need to work together to fight against the unreasonable citizenship delays!
Please join the Association of Future Canadians to work with other citizenship applicants and their allies to ensure a fair and timely path to citizenship. We are interested in organizing real-world actions such as writing articles, talking to the press, meeting with our MPs and exploring legal options.
If you agree with the following declarations, please sign up as a member of the Association of Future Canadians. All information will remain private (zealously guarded by the administrator of this site) unless you give expressed permission to be contacted by the media, those who may be interested in organizing legal action, or would like to share your email with other members of the group, in which case your information will only be passed on for the specified purposes. The provision of any demographic information is optional.
I support Fair and Timely Processing for Future Canadians, including:
- The creation of a citizenship ombudsman to provide independent oversight of the citizenship process and represent the interests of the CIC’s clients.
- The establishment of a maximum processing timeline of three years to conform with the Federal courts’ mandamus rulings regarding “reasonable” processing delays;
- The extension of CIC service standards to citizenship cases, establishing official departmental goals and reporting obligations for application processing;
- The extension of service standards and processing timelines to 95% of citizenship applications (as in the UK), thereby providing a truer account of processing timelines;