dependent children

Someone who meets all the following requirements in relation to an immigration applicant.

  • biological or adopted child of the applicant,
  • under 22 years old, and
  • not married or in a common-law relationship.

If the child is 22 or more but financially dependent on the applicant because of physical or mental health reasons, they could also be dependent children.

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