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Is the immigrant sponsorship agreement legally binding for both parties, ie. Sponsor and sponsored?

Asked 11 months ago in British Columbia
Categories: Civil Litigation  Immigration  Family Law

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Dan Helmer

Answer by Dan Helmer

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The sponsorship agreement is a contract between the sponsor and the government. It is not legally binding on the sponsored immigrant.

The sponsor agrees to pay government the welfare and healthcare costs of the sponsored immigrant for a certain number of years.

-- Dan Helmer --

Posted 11 months ago

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