conjugal partner

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Some allow a conjugal partner in relationship with a citizen or permanent resident for at least 12 months to live and seek residency.
Some even allow a conjugal partner in relationship with a citizen or permanent resident for at least 12 months to live and seek residency.
Nowadays Canadian citizens and permanent residents (PRs) can sponsor the immigration of their spouse (husband or wife), common-law partner, conjugal partner, dependent children and parents or grandparents to Canada.
The conjugal partner immigration category was created in recognition that the mandatory cohabitation requirement is impossible in some situations, especially for same-sex couples or for couples of different nationalities, and allows sponsors to support the immigration of a partner living outside of Canada with whom the sponsor has been in a serious committed relationship for at least a year.
For the purposes of these Regulations, a foreign national shall not be considered a spouse, a common-law partner, a conjugal partner or an adopted child of a person if the marriage, common-law partnership, conjugal partnership or adoption is not genuine and was entered into primarily for the purpose of acquiring any status or privilege under the Act.
A foreign national shall not be considered a member of the family class by virtue of their relationship to a sponsor if (b) the foreign national is the sponsor's spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner, the sponsor has an existing sponsorship undertaking in respect of a spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner and the period referred to in subsection 132(1) in respect of that undertaking has not ended;
85) The Regulatory Impact Analysis specifies explicitly that the proposed regulations "enable the sponsorship of a common-law partner or a conjugal partner, which may include sponsorship of a partner of the same-sex" as well as stating that "the Regulations are sensitive to the reality that in some countries same-sex couples are not able to live together.
A conjugal partner will not be recognized in a relationship where there is no Canadian partner.
Indeed, it will take eternity to find out who one's conjugal partner really is.
Priority is being given to spouses, common-law partners, conjugal partners and dependent children.
Under IRPA, Canadian citizens and permanent residents may sponsor not only spouses, but also common law partners and conjugal partners, regardless of sex.
Under the new IRPA, sponsors must agree to support spouses, common-law and conjugal partners for three years.