Immigration and Refugee Law – Permanent resident status
What can happen if a permanent resident is convicted of a crime
This fact sheet explains how being convicted of a crime in Canada can affect someone's permanent resident status. It highlights the need to get legal advice as soon as someone is charged, discusses the "serious" crimes that can lead to people being deported, and explains the different things that can happen once a permanent resident is found guilty. There is also information on getting legal help.