The report included a laundry list of criticisms levied against security and immigration officials. Concerns included security agencies, such as the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police), failing to share important information about criminals applying for citizenship, and government officials ignoring existing problems with applicants, or accepting fraudulent documents without proper vetting.
Canada’s citizenship laws prevent those with criminal backgrounds from being eligible for citizenship, and yet, the auditor general found several cases where citizenship was granted to a person who had committed crimes in Canada.
[See: Report Illegal Immigrants]
The report also found…
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