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citizenship approval

Postby BT_M » Thu, 29 Sep 2011 6:05 pm

Hi, I received letter of approval in-principle in Sep.
I applied in June.
So it' waiting time of 3 mths.

I am Malaysian Chinese, have been PR for more than 5 years, married to Singaporean.

I guess citizenship criteria is not as tight as that of PR application.

Fyi...

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 29 Sep 2011 6:13 pm

Depends on your ethnic background. You just happen to be the right flavour.

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Postby Mad Scientist » Fri, 30 Sep 2011 3:53 am

On top of no citizenship application will be approve with less than 5 years as PR and paying the juice here unless you have alot of juice to invest here
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Postby appconsultant » Sun, 06 Nov 2011 1:35 am

I think it is really depend on race and country of origin. We can't believe some people get approval even though another one is better than the approved one.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 06 Nov 2011 2:04 pm

appconsultant,

You are correct. Currently it has a whole lot of bearing on approvals. Unfortunately a certain group of people became noted infamously for being abusers of both PR & Citizenship. Because of certain ethnic groups, the backlash against those ethnic groups has become enormous. One certain ethnic group has skewed the demographic balance of the country and caused more harm to the country than they helped, the other are just disliked and mistrusted.

Fortunately, not all from those ethnic groups are that way. In fact the majority I would say are not. BUT. The fact still remains that there are a sizable portion who HAVE abused it and the backlash is real.

How to say which is better? Are you basing your hypothesis on academics? on Income? If so, you may be surprised. When it comes to Citizenship, there are a lot more boxes that have to be ticked and for that matter, the weighting give to those ticks differ as PR's can still be gotten rid of, while citizens cannot. There is a lot more to it that meets the eye.


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