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Emeline B: Immigration Applicants and Immigration Act

emeline b: Under the current regime, immigration applicants whose annual medical costs would exceed 6,655 the average annual cost for a Canadian are considered too expensive, according to Toronto Star. The changes, which triple the threshold, to 19,965, come into effect on June 1. The Immigration Act will be amended to decrease the number of people found medically inadmissible to Canada. The announcement was seen as a victory for some families in B.C. whose applications had been denied because of the old rules. Article Continued Below In 2017, her application for permanent residency for her and her 12-year-old son, Laurence, whom she had been forced to leave behind in the Philippines, was denied. Emeline B., who requested anonymity due to an ongoing immigration application, is a single mother from the Philippines who came to the country eight years ago under the live-in caregiver program. ( As reported in the news.