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.
Men's mobilization of support is heavily focused on one person, typically their conjugal partner (Belle, 1987).
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.
Indeed, it will take eternity to find out who one's conjugal partner really is.
During the moments of great vulnerability, the health of the conjugal partners and that of their relationship are threatened, either physically or psychologically or both.
Although the family class provisions expanded in Canada's 2002 IRPA to include same sex common-law and conjugal partners, it wasn't until February 2007 that Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) began to recognize gay and lesbian marriages performed outside of the country as a basis for family class immigration claims despite the federal recognition of same-sex marriage in June 2005.
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.