Came across this old article with a very funny video. Posting it just in case any of the particulars apply to anyone here who may be Canadian and not know it.
“The Canadian government doesn’t know the precise number or location of individuals affected by the legislation. But it believes most are U.S. citizens, a spokeswoman for Canada’s immigration office said. U.S. Department of Homeland Security records show 240,000 Canadians were naturalized in the U.S. from 1948 to 1977; the new law fixes problems that occurred during those years.”
The article states that eligible individuals are automatically Canadian but have to apply for it in order to obtain proof. Also described are several situations where people felt they were unfairly denied their Canadian citizenship. I have never come across anything suggesting that those with Canadian eligibility have had trouble getting their status established.
“Some such cases languished in litigation for years. Others surfaced in 2007, when new U.S. rules requiring passports for travel between Canada and the U.S. uncovered significant numbers of people who thought they were Canadian, but weren’t.”
Any chance this could be good news for anyone here?