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Criminal Charges in Canada and Your Immigration Status
If you are charged with a crime in Canada, you have a right to a trial in criminal court. If you are not a Canadian citizen, what the court decides may affect your immigration status.
This fact sheet has information about:
- What should I do if I am charged with a crime?
- What can happen to my status?
- What will happen to me if there is an order to remove me from Canada?
- What can I do to protect my status and stay in Canada?
- How to get help
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Produced by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario).
July 10, 2023