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My Mother in Law is in Canada on a Multiple visit Visa. This

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My Mother in Law is in Canada on a Multiple visit Visa. This visa is good till 2018. My understanding that she cannot live for more than 6 month per visit. She came in November, so she can now live with us till June. We want her to stay with us for more
than 6 months. My question is should we apply for extension of stay or should we exit and renter Canada?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 1 year ago.
Where does it say she cannot stay for more than six months?
Is that in any documentation you or she received?
Was her passport stamped with this time limitation?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No there is no time stamp but I assume that she can only stay for 6 months as a visitor. So you think she can stay till the validity of her visa?
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 1 year ago.
Is this a supervisa?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No its not.its a multitple entry visit visa
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 1 year ago.
I assumed it was a multiple entry super visa. Sorry about that.
She can apply to extend her stay or she can leave and re-enter. Either is fine.
There is no one better approach than the other in a case like this.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So went to border crossings and they rejected the visa and also they cancelled multiple entry visa. She now has to go back right away. Can she stay here if we put an appeal or she has to leave? Please reply urgently
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 1 year ago.
She can stay while you appeal if you can do so immediately. You need a lawyer at this point as you are in a more serious situation now.

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