Case Studies Assignment – Answer case study questions in spaces
Lorri, a permanent resident, is seeking to sponsor her husband, Martin, and their son,
Carlos. Lorri submitted a complete sponsorship application to the CPC (Case Processing
Centre) in Mississauga. At that time, Carlos was 18 years old, a full-time student, and had
never been married.
During the processing of the application, Carlos turned 24, left school, and remained single.
Is Carlos an eligible dependent child? Refer to the appropriate section(s) of the IRPA
and/or Regulation (IRPR) to support your position. 10 Marks
Linda was born in Canada. She took a job in Taiwan where she met Chi-ming, a Taiwanese
national. Linda and Chi-ming adopted a child in Taiwan, named Mei.
Linda and Chi-ming got divorced. Now Linda would like to return to Canada with Mei.
Would Mei qualify for Canadian citizenship? Explain. 5 Marks
Can Mei sponsor her biological parents once she obtains Canadian citizenship or
permanent residence? Explain your answer by referring to the appropriate section(s) of the
IRPA and/or IRPR. 3 Marks
Is Mei required to undergo a medical examination with a panel physician? 2 Marks
Rohit wishes to apply for permanent residence under the federal self-employed category.
He is a well-known jazz musician who writes and performs his own music. He has worked
as a musician for the past 6 years and has gained several international jazz awards. He has
a full portfolio of songs he has written and recorded. Rohit won two Grammy Awards for
Best Contemporary Jazz Album and his songs have reached the top 10 on local and
Rohit is 44 years old; he has married twice and has two children from his first marriage.
His daughter, 18, is a university student who does not intend to accompany him to Canada,
and his son, 25, served for two years in the military and is now working. He has three other
children — ages 8, 10, and 12 – from his current marriage.
Rohit advises you that his youngest child, Sabrina, has Down’s Syndrome, and is currently
in a care facility.
Does Rohit qualify under the business class, self-employed category? Explain your answer.
How much would Rohit be required to invest in Canada to qualify in the self-employed
category? 2 Marks
How many children must Rohit claim as ‘dependents’ on the IMM 0008 generic form? 3
Would Sabrina’s disability affect Rohit’s application for permanent residence in the selfemployed category? Refer to the appropriate section(s) of the IRPA and/or IRPR to
support your position. 10 Marks
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