The memo shows the citizenship target for 2023 and makes recommendations on the processing of applications.
citizens to be welcomed by Canada for the 2023-2024 fiscal year.
The memorandum prepared by the Operations, Planning and Demonstration Division of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to a senior official recommends that the IRCC process a total of 285,000 decisions and 300,000 new citizens by March 31, 2023. A decision is a review of an application which is then marked as approved, rejected or incomplete. The citizenship target means that 300,000 accepted applicants must take the oath of citizenship, either in person or virtually.