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Subject: sponsoring wife and kids
  Hi,

I am a canadian PR holder, who will be moving to BC by end of this year permanently. Recently I fell in love with a girl, who is a single mom with twin daughters.

Am serious and I wanted to marry her and adopt her kids.

Once I move to Canada, can I sponsor them immediately under family category?

Any feedback is appreciated.
Cheers

[23-03-2010,04:22]
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Asher
(in reply to: sponsoring wife and kids)
Yes you can but you have to be IN Canada. She can stay overseas until the process is done.
[23-03-2010,17:29]
[***.115.153.178]
DocD
(in reply to: sponsoring wife and kids)
not true. U do not have to be in Canada u can sponsor them from abroad if you want but only if you plan to return and live in Canada at the time they will receive their PR. This is what I am doing as a canadian citizen working oversees.
[25-03-2010,14:07]
[***.13.107.217]
Anonymous
(in reply to: sponsoring wife and kids)
anonymous, read the post more carefully, and know your rules more clearly.

You as a CITIZEN have the option of an outside sponsorship. A permanent resident does not. A PR must reside in Canada to sponsor.

[25-03-2010,14:27]
[**.154.245.217]
Sharon
tax returns (in reply to: sponsoring wife and kids)
Thanks Sharon for clarification. I have one more query:

When I move to Canada permanently this year, should I pay my tax returns for my previous years also. My PR card was issued in April´06.

Will it help in anyway? (or) I will just start working and pay taxes going forward?

Kindly throw some light on this.
Cheers
Asher

[29-03-2010,04:51]
[**.213.144.178]
Asher
(in reply to: sponsoring wife and kids)
you may have a challenge with your residency requirements!
[29-03-2010,08:12]
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Sharon
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