Sharon I'm not going crazy...

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Subject: Sharon I'm not going crazy...
  I am filling out IMM1344EA right now and I´m at
4. Non-accompanying family members.

Sixth row down the heading is:
´Relationship to principal applicant´

You see, they can get it right if they try!

They even have a box that says ´Other(specify) so that gives you another opportunity to explain, if you didn´t fit into their box.

Notice it didn´t say:
´Relationship to sponsor´


[27-12-2010,01:29]
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Mark
(in reply to: Sharon I'm not going crazy...)
I understand BUT there are instances when the relationship to SPONSOR is critical - like a biological child born overseas, living with the applicant. Happens all the time.

Whether the placement of the question is odd, or confusing or whether they have said it in an odd way - the question is still very significant.

[27-12-2010,15:07]
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Sharon
(in reply to: Sharon I'm not going crazy...)
>I understand BUT there are instances when the relationship to SPONSOR is critical - like a biological child born overseas, living with the applicant. Happens all the time.<

OK, I see your point there.

Going through the application forms now, I see more instances of questions with language that may be perfectly obvious to the officer who drafted them, but far from obvious to a first-time applicant for sponsorship!

I took a course many years ago at U.of T. for my B.Ed., and the prof was always emphasizing ´simplicity´ in writing style.

A simple writing style may be boring to read, but it sure makes reading comprehension a heck of a lot easier than goobledy-gook.





[27-12-2010,16:34]
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Mark
(in reply to: Sharon I'm not going crazy...)
hey, I agree with you 100% about the gook. It is usually fine until they hand it over to the legal department for final review. Then it all goes to hell in a dictionary.

That´s why it is so important to read the question, read the question, check the manual to ensure you are actually providing the answer they are looking for... and if that is a challenge - get some professional assistance so you don´t screw it up.

[27-12-2010,17:01]
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Sharon
(in reply to: Sharon I'm not going crazy...)
Many can complete the forms by using the guide and many can not understand the question clearly enough to answer correctly.

Roy
cvimmigration.com

[28-12-2010,15:15]
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Roy
(in reply to: Sharon I'm not going crazy...)
and one of the biggest messes for Family Class is the whole subject of dependents - accompanying, inadmissible, custody, authorizations etc.

Roy and I know of a woman who had her application denied, appealed, fought over etc. simply because she did not accurately answer the question about her child that was not intending to immigrate with her, but was under the age of 22. 3+ years and thousands of dollars to sort it out.

[28-12-2010,15:50]
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Sharon
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