PGWP holders can apply for a new open work permit

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 15:32:54 +0000

Canada has released instructions for how certain Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders can apply for a new open work permit or extend the one they currently have. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser initially announced the special measure in April. Last week, the minister confirmed that a technical issue caused the delay in releasing further instructions. The […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 2,000 immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 18:41:23 +0000

Canada has invited 2,000 candidates to apply for permanent residency in the latest Express Entry draw held on August 3, 2022. Express Entry is one of Canada’s most prominent immigration pathways for skilled newcomers. Invitations were issued to candidates who had Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of at least 533. There was no program specified […]

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BREAKING: PGWP holders can apply for a new open work permit

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 15:32:54 +0000

Canada has released instructions for how certain Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders can apply for a new open work permit or extend the one they currently have. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser initially announced the special measure in April. Last week, the minister confirmed that a technical issue caused the delay in releasing further instructions. The […]

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IRCC reveals how many FSWP and CEC candidates were invited in recent all-program draws

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 16:15:13 +0000

Canada’s federal immigration department has released preliminary data on how many Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates were invited in the two most recent Express Entry draws. On July 6, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held its first all-program draw in 18 months. A total of 1,500 candidates were […]

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Express Entry: ITAs up CRS down in new all-program draw

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2022 20:11:08 +0000

Canada invited 1,750 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on July 20. Express Entry is one of the main ways Canada welcomes immigrants. In 2022, Canada is on track to welcome 55,900 immigrants through Express Entry, then by 2024 the target will skyrocket to 111,500. Candidates were invited if they had a Comprehensive […]

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Survey: International students choose Canada for its reputation as a safe and inclusive country

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 17:00:30 +0000

The Canadian Board of International Education (CBIE) has recently released the results of their 2021 annual international student survey. The survey contains data from over 41,000 students from 67 Canadian educational institutions. International students provided input on their experiences with all aspects of studying in Canada. They answered questions about why they decided to study […]

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Why enter the Express Entry pool now?

Credit to Author: Gabriel Dumitrascu| Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 10:13:27 +0000

Express Entry draws have resumed, meaning candidates eligible for all programs have the chance to apply for permanent residence. On July 6, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited a total of 1,500 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off score was 557. On December 23, 2020, the last […]

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FSWP vs CEC: What are the differences?

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2022 12:00:37 +0000

Canada’s Express Entry system manages the applications for the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). You can be eligible for both at the same time, but you cannot choose which one you get invited to apply for. The reason is that Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invites candidates to […]

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Immigrating to Canada with the Federal Skilled Worker Program

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2022 12:00:57 +0000

Express Entry draws have resumed for all programs, including the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP). These draws mean that candidates from outside of Canada will now be invited to apply for permanent residency. Express Entry draws had been on hold for approximately 18 months due to restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the height […]

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PGWPs expired after September 20, 2021 can get extension

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 19:00:44 +0000

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders whose work permit expires between September 20, 2021 and December 31, 2022 may be eligible for the upcoming one-time PGWP extension. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser extended the eligibility start date of the previously-announced PGWP extension from January, 2022 to September, 2021. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen […]

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