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This is a preliminary record, please consult the linked accessions. Sub-series consists of central registry files from the 8000 file block created by the Grand Prairie (Alberta) Canada Immigration Centre. Subjects include refugees, displaced persons, adjustment assistance, and settlement in the Peace River area.
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Biography / Administrative history
The Grand Prairie Canada Immigration Centre (CIC) was a responsibility centre and office of record for the acceptance of immigrants and control of immigration irregularities at the field office level. The Grand Prairie CIC was a contact in Alberta for new immigrants and for persons wishing to sponsor the immigration of relatives abroad. As was the case with other CICs located in all Canadian cities and larger towns, the Grand Prairie CIC also undertook responsibilities such as the investigation of immigration irregularities and representing the department at formal inquiry hearings involving refused claims, deportations, and exclusions.
Related control no.
2. 1996-97/555 GAD
3. EFRC#92-11-02 EFRC
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