Inadmissibility

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There are various reasons why a foreign national may be considered “inadmissible” to Canada. For example, a foreign national may be considered “inadmissible” to Canada if they and/or an accompanying family member has committed and/or been charged with or convicted of any criminal offence (e.g. assault, impaired driving, etc.) in any country. Further, a foreign national may also be considered “inadmissible” to Canada if they have a serious and chronic illness (e.g. cancer, etc.) which may pose a threat to Canadians or Canadian society and/or place an undue burden on health and/or social services in Canada. If a foreign national is considered “inadmissible” to Canada, they may be eligible to apply for a Canadian temporary resident permit (“TRP”) waiving the inadmissibility or they may be eligible to apply for criminal rehabilitation.