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Hussen: Immigration and Applications

hussen: Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen is being asked to look into the way his department is treating citizenship applications, according to Toronto Star. PATRICK DOYLE / THE CANADIAN PRESS To me, it's completely inappropriate and I think it's offensive and insulting, Kwan said. Federal NDP immigration critic Jenny Kwan has asked Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen to look into what she calls a systemic problem with the way Hussen's department is treating applications under the spousal sponsorship program. I would like for the government to look at the systemic issue of this letter and why such letters are being sent out through those spousal sponsorship applications. Article Continued Below You and your sponsor husband do not appear well matched, the letter states, a copy of which was provided to The Canadian Press. The letter, from a Canadian immigration officer based in London, England, to a female applicant from Pakistan, says her permanent residency application appears suspect for a number of reasons including that she is three years older than her husband, a Canadian citizen who has lived in Canada since 2005. ( As reported in the news.