Visa Applicants Take Department to Federal Court

Citizenship and Immigration Canada faces a class action lawsuit alleging the department profited from millions of visa applications.

Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 01/09/2008 12:00 am EST

What began as a $75 fee paid for a permanent resident visa ballooned last week into a massive class action lawsuit that could cost Citizenship and Immigration Canada hundreds of millions of dollars.

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