In lieu of a passport? That is a really good question. We’d recommend having a passport but it’s possible they will accept this. You will find out if they ask you for your passport/
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It’s inland because you’re in Canada. You can travel while the sponsorship application is pending and travelling with your spouse is actually good for your application. You will not lose your IEC work permit because you’ve submitted a sponsorship application.
If she wants to sponsor you for Canadian permanent residence after you are married you need to be in Canada or intend to settle in Canada for that. But she especially needs to be in Canada. If she is in Canada, you can be in Dubai or Pakistan or anywhere else.
If you marry and submit your sponsorship application before your status expires you can stay in the country without renewing it. But if you still haven’t submitted the sponsorship application when your status expires, you need to leave and re-enter.
Yes, conditional PR no longer exists. You are still a PR.
You need to speak to a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) or an immigration lawyer to have that question answered. They will need to reivew your applications and the refusal.
You can sponsor him any time. If you sponsor him before he arrives it will be outland. Because he already has his visa he will be allowed to travel here during the process. He will be questioned at the Port of Entry as visitors are not supposed to enter Canada permanently.
This is a Canadian website. We do not know the details of American laws.
In Canadian law, you must have legal status in order to be eligible to be sponsored. That might be true in the US too. The US may or may not have regulations about not being able to sponsor someone with a pending refugee claim in a different country.
The moment you “land” in Canada (i.e. enter) you are a permanent resident. The 2 year conditional permanent residence requirement was revoked.
He does not need to be with you when you land.