The CBSA covers all visitors, immigrants, and refugee claimants to keep Canada safe and secure. Inadmissible persons considered security risks not to allow or stay in Canada. Security screening work with Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).
It also works based on foreign and Canadian law enforcement agencies. They are screening all the persons entering Canada. To prevent security company from getting access is the purpose of security screening.
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CBSA performs background checks for security screen under the age of 18 or over. It may carry out on people who apply to come to Canada temporarily.
The people who migrate without any legal status defines Irregular migration. The CBSA applies data to prevent irregular migration to identify by high-risk. They work with government, law enforcement, immigration to contend irregular migration.
The CBSA confirms travel documents to detect and prevent fraud. They are integrating process the travel document to find out the problems and their solution.
Government Security Screening
Government Security Screening program studies and gives security assessments. These assessments on persons who work with the Government of Canada. It requires them to have lawful access to detailed information. There are four levels of security clearances. Each of these involves assessment by Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS).
- Site Access
- Secret (Level II)
- Top Secret (Level III)
- Enhanced top-secret (Level III)
Immigration and citizenship security screening
CSIS and CBSA provide security information to IRCC to make sure the person who applied not a threat to national security.
If someone is asking for refugee status inside Canada, the IRB will decide on a person’s application.
There are three federal bodies work together to do immigration and citizen security screenings. Three central bodies are:
- Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
- Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
- Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)