Express Entry: IRCC finalizing over 14,000 CEC applications, and under 600 FSWP applications, per month

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 01:00:54 +0000

New IRCC data shows how the department is currently prioritizing Express Entry applications. The data represents the number of permanent residence applications submitted under Express Entry that have been approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Get a Free Canadian Immigration Assessment Express Entry is the main way Canada welcomes economic class skilled immigrants. Candidates […]

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How to Immigrate to Canada from India as a Skilled Worker

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 13:58:44 +0000

Under its Immigration Levels Plan, the Canadian government aims to welcome over 400,000 new permanent residents to the country each year. As Canada’s greatest source of new permanent residents, India continues to be an important partner in reaching this goal. In 2019, before COVID-19 disrupted immigration, one-quarter of all new Canadian immigrants arrived from India. If immigration […]

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Future Canadians still cannot immigrate despite eased travel measures

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 09:00:04 +0000

The Abdeali family had made all the arrangements to come to Canada this year, as they finally received their approval for permanent residency during the pandemic. However, their travel documents expired before they were allowed to come to Canada. Now, they are among many approved permanent residents who have given up everything to come to […]

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Canada allocates $100 million to support integration of newcomers during pandemic

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2021 09:00:15 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced $100 million in funding to ensure settlement services for newcomers meet their needs during the pandemic. The funding will be rolled out over the next three years and is aimed at adapting the delivery of settlement services to newcomers so they reflect the pandemic and post-pandemic context. […]

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Canada working on vaccine passport for international travel

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 19:56:32 +0000

The Canadian government is working with provinces, territories, and Indigenous communities to introduce a pan-Canadian proof of vaccination credential. The federal government expects the credential to be available early this fall. At a press conference this afternoon, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino noted that the purpose of the credential is to make it easier for those […]

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How to settle in Canada if you are an approved immigrant

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 11:00:40 +0000

After 15 months of waiting due to the COVID-19 pandemic border closures, all valid Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) holders are now able to complete the process of calling Canada home. While the world has come a long way since the start of the pandemic in early 2020, Canada still has several COVID-related immigration regulations […]

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Moving to Canada? Here’s how to prepare for financial success

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:44:09 +0000

If you are ready to make the maple leaf your national symbol, you might already know which area you want to settle down in or even have a job offer from an employer. There are a lot of steps to make immigrating to Canada a dream come true but establishing your finances should be your […]

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IRCC provides new instructions to expired COPR holders

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 20:29:26 +0000

The federal government has released details on the process for allowing approved permanent residents to travel to Canada if their documents have expired. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) have released instructions to expired Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) holders on how they can renew their documents so that they can travel. Canada does not […]

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How to travel to Canada with a COPR during COVID

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 09:00:41 +0000

After 15 months, Canada’s border has reopened to approved permanent residents. These newcomers can now officially immigrate to Canada when they arrive at the border. Granted, they will be subject to the same public health measures that affect all incoming travellers. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino opened up Canada’s border to approved permanent residents on June […]

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Canadian Immigration: A Preview of the Rest of 2021

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 09:00:52 +0000

Two major issues will shape the trajectory of Canadian immigration for the remainder of this year. They are Canada’s ability to contain and ultimately defeat the coronavirus pandemic and secondly, whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decides to call an election by the fall. The following is a preview of what we can expect. COVID-19 in […]

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