Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

September 09, 2010 09:59 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Minister Kenney Available via Conference Call from India to Discuss His Visit, Including Progress on Anti-Fraud Initiatives

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 9, 2010) - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, will be available today to media via conference call from India to discuss his visit.

While in India, Minister Kenney has met with senior officials in Delhi and Chandigarh to discuss progress made on anti-fraud initiatives. He also gave a presentation on how, since 2005, both the approval rate for Temporary Resident Visas and the volume of applications processed in Chandigarh have increased significantly.

Members of the media and cultural communities interested in photos from the trip should visit the photo gallery on the CIC website (www.cic.gc.ca).

DATE: Thursday, September 9, 2010
   
TIME: 2:00 p.m. (eastern time)
  **Note: lines will be open as of 1:45 p.m. (eastern time).
   
CALL-IN INFORMATION:  1- 877-413-4803 Please quote confirmation number: 4072166 

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