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My Dayghter is married to a Canadian in British Columbia and

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My Dayghter is married to a Canadian in British Columbia and has had a hard time getting her immagration. They have been married over one year and lived together one year. What are her rights as far as working there if she has not gotten her immagration
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

Have they started a spousal sponsorship application yet?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
they have
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry I just found out they haven't filed it yet
Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

This is the start of the spousal application she will be able to reply for an open work permit. That means that she can work for anyone she likes.

So they have to start the application as soon as possible because otherwise she will not be able to work in Canada without leaving Canada, getting a job offer and applying for a temporary work permit.

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