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Harper government set to crackdown on fake marriages

posted Oct 30, 2011, 12:03 AM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Oct 30, 2011, 12:05 AM ]
By Andy Radia | Canada Politics – Fri, 28 Oct, 2011 Yahoo! News Canada (blog)

Ottawa is preparing to unveil a new "conditional" immigration status to curb the growing  problem of marriage fraud.

According to an article in the Globe and Mail, the legislation will be introduced later this year and be based on practices already in place in the United States and Australia.

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By David McKie, CBC News
Posted: Oct 29, 2011 7:04 AM ET
Last Updated: Oct 29, 2011 3:38 PM ET

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney says he’s preparing to toughen Canada's immigration law to crack down on what he characterizes as a serious problem, marriage fraud, but he also wants the Canada Border Services Agency to do its part.