P.E.I. issues record-breaking number of invitations in latest draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:06:12 +0000

The province of Prince Edward Island has invited 345 economic immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in a draw held September 17. After issuing the largest number invitations to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates on August 20, the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) distributed yet another record-breaking number of 345 […]

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Canadian immigration options for tech talent

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 06:00:16 +0000

Canada is open to tech talent. A recent U.S. media report by CGTN America sheds light on Canada’s emergence as a destination of choice for tech workers from around the world amid immigration restrictions imposed by the U.S. government. Indeed, Canada has made a concerted effort to attract more workers to its shores to feed […]

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New immigration measures to support Lebanon

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 00:00:58 +0000

Canada has announced additional facilitative measures to support those affected by the situation in Beirut, Lebanon.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents in Lebanon wishing to return to Canada may receive priority processing if they require travel documents such as a permanent resident travel document (PRTD), or a Canadian passport.  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) […]

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Express Entry: Canada issues another 4,200 ITAs

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:18:21 +0000

Canada held its 163rd Express Entry draw, inviting immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence on September 16. The new Express Entry round issued invitations to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of 472. This is three points less than the previous all-program draw, the biggest drop since all-program draws resumed in July. A […]

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Canada admitted 13,645 immigrants in July 2020

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:39:44 +0000

Canada welcomed 13,645 new permanent residents in July 2020. This was an extremely low figure considering that July is one of the busiest months for Canadian immigration. On a year-over-year basis, Canada’s July 2020 permanent residence (PR) intake fell by 63 per cent compared with July 2019. Last July was the busiest month for Canadian […]

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How Biden and Trump differ on immigration

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 06:03:07 +0000

On November 3rd of this year, the U.S. will choose which presidential candidate will lead the country for the next four years.  U.S. immigration will look vastly different depending on if America votes in Joe Biden or if incumbent president Donald Trump reclaims the Oval Office. U.S President Donald Trump has had restrictive immigration policies […]

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Immigrating to Canada from Saudi Arabia

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 04:00:04 +0000

Saudi Arabia is a leading source country of immigrants and international students who move to Canada. Many of those who immigrate from Saudi Arabia are expatriates. Despite the high living standards they enjoy in Saudi Arabia, such individuals may choose Canada since it offers various benefits. Canada offers over 100 different permanent residence pathways, the […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 4,200 immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 17:22:04 +0000

The Government of Canada issued 4,200 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held September 2. Federal Skilled Worker Program candidates were among today’s successful candidates. The latest Express Entry draw was the third all-program draw since March 18 and the 162nd overall held by Immigration, Refugees and […]

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How to immigrate to Canada from the Middle East

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2020 03:00:32 +0000

Many Middle Easterners choose to immigrate to Canada for a variety of reasons. The pathway to Canadian citizenship leads to universal health care, high quality education and job opportunities. Middle Easterners typically immigrate to Canada as skilled workers since Canadians typically look to immigration to support labour market shortages. As a result, most of Canada’s […]

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What will Canadian immigration look like post-coronavirus?

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 02:02:12 +0000

There are internal and external factors to consider when imagining the future of Canada’s immigration system beyond the coronavirus pandemic.  Canadian immigration will be shaped by Canada’s demographics, economy, politics, processing capacity, and capacity to integrate newcomers. Externally, immigration levels will remain influenced by global circumstances.  Internal factors affecting Canadian immigration  Internally, Canada is still looking to immigration […]

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