Application Information for Immigrants to Canada

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Many people want to immigrate to Canada. However, getting information about an application for immigration to Canada has not always been easy. Canada’s Information Commissioner investigated Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada regarding access to information about immigration applications. The only way to get the status of an application for permanent residence or find out why it was denied is to …

Immigration Application Guidelines for New Paths to Permanent Residence

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At the end of May, 2021, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada provided further guidelines that offer more help in understanding whether a person qualifies for the new paths to Permanent Residence. The Immigration Minister has indicated that the quotas for the new streams may be adjusted. This criteria must be met to qualify under any of the streams: Legal status …

Express Entry Applicants in the First Part of 2021

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The Government of Canada uses the Express Entry system to process applications from skilled workers for Permanent Residence in Canada. The Provincial Nominee Program is for workers who have the education and experience to live in a specific province and contribute to its economy, and apply for Permanent Residence in Canada. At the end of May, 2021, Canada issued invitations …

Immigration to Canada and the Pandemic

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What effect did the pandemic have on immigration to Canada? A significant one. Permanent Residence, refugee, and family admissions were all substantially less than prior to the pandemic. Skilled workers and skilled trades weren’t considered for immigration at the beginning of the pandemic. Temporary worker admissions were also down. Considering the importance of these workers, Canada took and is taking …

A Visitor in Canada and Extending Your Stay

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There may be reasons you want to extend your stay as a visitor in Canada. Whatever the reason, here’s what you need to know to extend your stay in the country. A visitor visa or Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) allows a visitor to Canada to stay for up to six (6) months. At the end of this time, a person …

Large Number of Immigrants Applying under New Permanent Residence Paths

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Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada began accepting applications for its six new paths or streams to Permanent Residence beginning at noon Eastern time on Thursday, May 6, 2021. The six new streams to immigration and Permanent Residence in Canada include: Temporary health care workers (20,000 applications) Temporary essential workers (30,000 applications) International graduates from Canadian schools (40,000 applications) Temporary health …

How the Canadian Federal Budget 2021 affects Immigration

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The new Canadian federal budget 2021 outlines several new points that will affect immigration. These budget inclusions aim to change immigration for the better. The main points affecting immigration that are highlighted in the budget are: Modernizing IT infrastructure Reforming Express Entry program Adding to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Supporting immigrant women Paths to Permanent Residence Almost $430 million …

New Paths to Permanent Residence in Canada Open May 6

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Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada will begin accepting applications for its six new paths to Permanent Residence beginning at noon Eastern time on Thursday, May 6. Once on the application portal, candidates will be assessed for eligibility under the new paths for immigration. There will be online forms to complete and documents to submit, depending on the application path. The …

Credential Assessments for Canada

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An immigrant who wants to come to Canada may need to have their credentials assessed. Immigrating as a skilled worker, to work in certain trades, or to study in certain fields means needing to evaluate how work or study measure up to Canadian standards. Credentials such as education, work experience, and professional certifications need to be assessed to see if …

Language Skills and Immigration to Canada

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There are two official languages in Canada—English and French. English is the main language in most of the country. French is the main language in Quebec. Which language one communicates in has a lot to do with where one resides in Canada. Official documents and services are offered in both languages in Canada. An immigrant will need to be able …