Nouvelle voie de permis de travail pour travailleurs qualifiés du Québec maintenant ouverte aux demandes
Une nouvelle voie pour faire venir plus rapidement les travailleurs qualifiés qui ont été sélectionnés par le Québec et qui attendent la résidence permanente est désormais ouverte aux demandes. Le Programme de mobilité internationale Plus (PMI+) constitue une nouvelle option de permis de travail ouvert pour les demandeurs de résidence permanente sélectionnés par le Québec. .
Express Entry: New PNP draw invites 589 candidates
Canada held a new round of invitations on May 25, inviting 589 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence. The minimum score required to be invited in this draw was 741. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) only invited candidates who had previously received a provincial nomination, which is why the cutoff score was .
How to become a Canadian citizen
Canadian citizenship holds much significance and meaning for a lot of people. For many, Canadian citizenship is a promise of a better life. From May 23 to 29 this year, Canada is celebrating Citizenship Week. The Canadian Citizenship Act came into effect on January 1, 1947, under the government of Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie .
Quebec skilled workers can now submit applications for open work permits through the IMP+
May 24, 2022
A new pathway to bring in skilled workers who have been selected by Quebec and are waiting for permanent residence is now open for applications. The International Mobility Program Plus (IMP+) is a new work permit option for permanent resident applicants selected by Quebec. It is a way for Quebec to accelerate the arrival of .
Canadians sponsored spouses the most from these 10 countries in 2021
May 24, 2022
More than 64,000 spouses, common-law partners, and conjugal partners were sponsored for Canadian immigration in 2021. Of these, most came from India. Last year, Canadians sponsored about 10,715 loved ones from India, according to data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The second most popular source country was the US, where nearly 4,810 spouses .
How does Canada’s Express Entry system work?
May 24, 2022
Anyone trying to become a permanent resident of Canada will no doubt run into the term “Express Entry” more than once. It is easy to assume that Express Entry is its own immigration program but, surprisingly, this is not correct. Understanding what Express Entry is, and how it works, is a vital step before submitting .
Alberta to create more film and TV jobs
May 23, 2022
The world has seen Alberta in some of the most popular American films and TV series. Interstellar, Ghostbusters, Fraggle Rock, The Last of Us, and Fargo are just some of the big-name productions that were filmed in Alberta. The Alberta provincial government recently announced it would be investing more in the film and TV sector. .
Quebec, BC and PEI release immigration draw results
May 22, 2022
Two Canadian provinces released their Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results this past week, and Quebec held a recent draw through Arrima. Most Canadian provinces and territories (with the exception of Quebec and Nunavut) operate their own PNPs. Through these programs, interested candidates may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination. Although provincial nomination .
Canada planning major Express Entry changes
May 21, 2022
The Canadian government is planning changes to the Express Entry system, which would allow the immigration minister to invite candidates based on an economic goal. Aiden Strickland, a spokesperson on behalf of the immigration minister, said in an email to CIC News that these proposed changes will improve Canada’s ability to select applicants that match .
How can Canada avoid major immigration backlogs in the future?
May 20, 2022
Earlier this month the Canadian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration (CIMM) began a study on IRCC’s application processing times and backlogs. The purpose of CIMM is to provide oversight of the immigration system and release studies that contain recommendations for improvement. CIMM invited me to Ottawa to participate in this study, which I .
Canadian politician wants to improve Super Visa for parents and grandparents
May 19, 2022
Canadian Member of Parliament Kyle Seeback is proposing a new bill to support parents and grandparents coming to Canada. The proposed changes would affect the Super Visa for parents and grandparents. Currently, the Super Visa allows parents and grandparents of Canadians to visit for two consecutive years without having to renew their status. The visas .
How many immigrants will Canada welcome over the coming years?
May 19, 2022
Canada is on track to welcome record numbers of new immigrants between 2022 and 2024. Despite the pandemic, Canada reached record numbers in 2021 with over 405,000 people becoming permanent residents. For 2022, Canada has recently released a revised target of over 432,000 immigrants and even higher numbers in 2023 and 2024. The numbers may .
How a legal opinion letter can help you come to Canada with a criminal record
May 18, 2022
A lawyer may be able to write a letter that can help you cross the border if you have concerns about criminal inadmissibility. A legal opinion letter does not override criminal inadmissibility, but it can explain to a border official why you are not actually inadmissible in the first place. It offers a legal analysis .
Express Entry applications to be processed within 6 months again
May 18, 2022
Prior to the pandemic, the Canadian government aimed to process most Express Entry immigration applications within six months. Due to the pandemic, however, applicants have had to wait much longer. Non-Canadian Experience Class (CEC) Express Entry applicants are waiting well over 20 months on average for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to finalize their .
You might not have Canadian citizenship if you are in one of these situations
May 17, 2022
While there are a few ways to become a Canadian citizen, if you are unsure, you may want to get proof of citizenship. This document provides definitive proof that you are a citizen of Canada, and can be used to apply for a Canadian passport. You likely are not a Canadian citizen if you: were .