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Express Entry Draw, The Latest News

2021-06-28T16:23:21-04:00

Express Entry Draws in June 2021 June 2021 saw four Express Entry draws. A Provincial Nominee Program Draw on June 9, 2021 had a score of 711 and invited 940 candidates to apply for permanent residence. It was followed by a Canadian Experience Class draw on June 10, 2021 which had a passing score of 368 and raked in 6,000 candidates. Another Provincial Nominee Program Draw was held on June 23, 2021, with a score of 742 and 1,002 invited candidates. It was closely followed by a Canadian Experience Class draw on June 24, 2021, and as many [...]

Express Entry Draw, The Latest News2021-06-28T16:23:21-04:00

Permanent Residence Pathway for French Speaking Foreign Nationals

2021-04-26T16:22:35-04:00

Permanent Residence Pathway for French Speaking Foreign Nationals with a Recent Credential from a Canadian Post-Secondary Institution or Recent Canadian Work Experience in Essential Occupation From May 6, 2021 to November 5, 2021, the Government of Canada will be accepting applications for permanent residence in Canada from foreign nationals in Canada who have a recent credential from a Canadian post-secondary institution or who have recent Canadian work experience in essential occupations. There will be no intake cap! It means your application will be accepted as long as you meet the eligibility requirements. There are enough spots for everybody. ELIGIBILITY [...]

Permanent Residence Pathway for French Speaking Foreign Nationals2021-04-26T16:22:35-04:00

Permanent Residence Pathway for Essential Workers in Canada

2021-04-19T18:12:14-04:00

Permanent Residence Pathway for Essential Workers in Canada On April 12, 2021, the Minister of Immigration announced that foreign nationals who are now in Canada, who have accumulated at least 1,560 hours of work experience in an eligible occupation, may apply for permanent residence in Canada. 50,000 application will be accepted under this stream. 20,000 for workers in health care, and 30,000 for workers in other selected occupations. You are eligible if, among other things, you: Have accumulated at least one year of full-time work experience or equivalent in part-time (1,560 hours) in an eligible occupation (the list of [...]

Permanent Residence Pathway for Essential Workers in Canada2021-04-19T18:12:14-04:00

Permanent Residence Pathway for Recent Graduates from Canadian Institutions

2021-04-19T18:11:16-04:00

Permanent Residence Pathway for Recent Graduates from Canadian Institutions On April 12, 2021, the Minister of Immigration announced that foreign nationals who are now in Canada, who have graduated from a post-secondary institution, and are now working in Canada may apply for permanent residence in Canada. 40,000 application will be accepted under this stream. You are eligible if, among other things, you: Have graduated from a designated post-secondary institutions in Canada no earlier than January 2017 and before application for PR Have been granted an eligible credential from this institution Are employed in Canada on a valid work permit [...]

Permanent Residence Pathway for Recent Graduates from Canadian Institutions2021-04-19T18:11:16-04:00

International Experience Canada pools open on March 1, 2021!

2021-02-26T16:15:12-04:00

International Experience Canada pools open on March 1, 2021! AMAZING NEWS!!! IEC POOLS OPEN MONDAY!!! International Experience Canada (IEC) pools for most countries open this upcoming Monday, March 1, 2021. The number of spots ranges from 25 to 10,500 depending on the country. IEC is comprised of three streams – International Co-Op (Internship), Young Professionals, and Working Holiday. The first two streams require a job offer from a Canadian employer, while Working Holiday does not require one. International Experience Canada is a Canadian mobility program for young people from 18 to 35 years old. Participants in the program receive [...]

International Experience Canada pools open on March 1, 2021!2021-02-26T16:15:12-04:00

CoPR holders are still unable to enter Canada due to travel restrictions

2020-12-21T16:22:31-04:00

CoPR holders are still unable to enter Canada due to travel restrictions When the Government of Canada introduced travel restrictions in March 2020, it allowed travelling to Canada only to those COPR holders who were approved for immigration and travel to Canada before March 18, 2020. What this means is that all those who received their COPRs (Confirmation of Permanent Residence) after March 18, 2020, are stuck outside Canada, unable to enter the country. By this time, for many COPRs have already expired and they require re-authorization to enter Canada, Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Canada’s immigration ministry, [...]

CoPR holders are still unable to enter Canada due to travel restrictions2020-12-21T16:22:31-04:00

Canada bans travel from the UK as mass vaccination campaign starts

2020-12-21T13:47:14-04:00

Canada bans travel from the UK as mass vaccination campaign starts Starting midnight December 20, 2020, Canada has banned all flight from the United Kingdom. This decision comes as part of the effort to stop COVID-19 spread. The United Kingdom has become the focus of global attention as a new strain of coronavirus was identified in the kingdom last week. The new strain does not seem to be more lethal, but it spreads much quicker. The decision will be re-evaluated every 72 hours. The new strain of coronavirus has already been identified in a few countries outside the United [...]

Canada bans travel from the UK as mass vaccination campaign starts2020-12-21T13:47:14-04:00

New IRCC online portal for PR landing

2020-12-07T17:12:39-04:00

New IRCC online portal for PR landing In-Canada applicants for permanent residence who have received approval of their permanent residence applications now, in most cases, do not have to appear in person before an IRCC officer for a “landing” procedure. The new portal rolled out by IRCC will make the process electronic. You may not register at the portal by yourself, but you need to wait for an invitation and a link to the portal from IRCC. You will be able to use the link to register your profile at the portal, update and submit your information, including your [...]

New IRCC online portal for PR landing2020-12-07T17:12:39-04:00

Online citizenship tests announced!

2020-11-27T23:29:25-04:00

Online citizenship tests announced For 85+ thousand people waiting for the Canadian citizenship test, good news has arrived! Canada is now making the citizenship test available online. All testing was ceased in March 2020, and since then thousands of permanent residents, who are waiting for their citizenship tests, took to the streets to protest being in limbo for so long. Citizenship is not only a question of passport. Canadian passport allows visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 183 countries and territories. Citizenship also gives access to higher security clearance, government jobs and the ability to vote in elections and run [...]

Online citizenship tests announced!2020-11-27T23:29:25-04:00

Appealing a Refusal of Sponsorship Application

2020-11-23T17:40:29-04:00

Appealing a Refusal of Sponsorship Application Family sponsorships are a very popular pathway to immigrate to Canada. Although there is some delay right now in review of sponsorship applications by IRCC, Canada remains committed to reuniting the loved ones and prioritizes such cases. Let’s talk a bit about family sponsorships today. If you have applied to sponsor a family member and this family member’s application for permanent residence was refused, you might consider appealing this refusal in the Immigration Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. An often reason for refusal is inadmissibility of the sponsored [...]

Appealing a Refusal of Sponsorship Application2020-11-23T17:40:29-04:00