Non-citizens residing in Canada can be issued three different kinds of removal orders. Each one of them has distinct legal implications for the non-citizens.
What are the Different Types of Removal Orders?
There are many kinds of removal orders which can be issued to non-citizens of Canada. They are outlined as below:
- Deportation Order – When a non-citizen receives a Deportation Order, they are removed from Canada immediately. They are arrested by the Canada Border Service Agency officials and barred from entering Canada permanently.
- Exclusion Order – On receipt of an Exclusion Order, the non-citizen is barred from entering Canada for a specified time period which is generally one to two years.
- Departure Order – When a non-citizen of Canada receives a Departure Order, the person has to leave Canada voluntarily in the time-period of 30 days. If they fail to do so, the Departure Order becomes a Deportation Order.
When Can You Receive a Removal Order?
Removal Orders can be issued in a variety of circumstances. Few of them are noted below:
- Asylum and Refugee Claimants whose claims have been rejected
- Visitor Visa holder who have violated their Visa terms or overstayed in Canada
- Foreign nationals whose Permanent Residency Applications have been rejected from inside Canada
- Permanent Residents who have been convicted of criminal offences