Immigration and criminality: the impact of a criminal record for foreigners or permanent residents

Certain clients of Xavier Cormier, a criminal defense lawyer, are foreign citizens. Some of them are permanent residents waiting for their Canadian citizenship, while others are foreign students or refugee claimants.What are the consequences of a criminal conviction for these people? What would be the impact of a criminal record on their residence permit or their citizenship application?This issue, which relates both to criminal and immigration law, is partly resolved

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