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Scope and content
This is a preliminary record, please consult the linked accessions. Sub-series consists of immigration case files created and/or accumulated at the Cranbrook CIC. The records document individual applications for admission to Canada and include such documents as certificates, application forms, correspondence, and transcripts.
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Copyright belongs to the Crown.
Biography / Administrative history
The Cranbrook 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 Cranbrook CIC was a contact in British Columbia 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 Cranbrook 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. 1996-97/928 GAD
3. VFRC#88-151 VFRC
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