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  • Request Number: A-2016-43952

    Organization: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

    Disposition: Disclosed in part

    Year: 2017

    Month: January

    Number of Pages: 9

    Request Summary: Looking for final numbers regarding how many applicants submitted applications to the 2017 Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Lottery, including: - Total number of 2017 PGP lottery applicants submitted online; - The validation process applied to online applicants to determine valid vs. invalid online applications to determine valid lottery pool (i.e. how were duplicates, fraudulent, and/or otherwise inadmissable online applicants removed?); - Total number of validated vs rejected applicants from all online applicants; - Process of handling validated online applicants who are invited (lottery winners), but DO NOT submit full applications (i.e. does their unused invitation get extended to another 2017 online applicant for full application request and processing?); - Process of handling validated online applicants who are invited (lottery winners), but submit an INVALID/NON-QUALIFYING full applications (i.e. does their invitation get extended to another 2017 online applicant for full application request?).

    Make an informal request for: A-2016-43952 (CIC)