IRCC’s action plan to address the permanent residence application backlog

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2024 13:00:05 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released the details and deadlines of its action plan to address recommendations made in a report by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) last October. The details, released in a recently obtained Access to Information Request, offer an insight into how IRCC will address a backlog of […]

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How long will it take to become a permanent resident of Canada in 2024?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2024 13:00:46 +0000

Foreign nationals seeking permanent residence (PR) in Canada often look for the fastest pathway to achieving their goal and starting a new life in this country. On a basic level, Canada has four primary immigration classes: economic immigration, family-class sponsorship, humanitarian/compassionate immigration and immigration for refugees/protected persons. However, within those four general classifications, Immigration, Refugees […]

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Canada’s Auditor General releases a report on IRCC’s permanent residence backlogs

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2023 14:34:58 +0000

The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) has just released the findings of its report on the processing of permanent residence applications by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The audit’s purpose was to determine if IRCC processed applications for permanent residence as quickly and efficiently as possible. The OAG serves Canada’s parliament by conducting […]

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BREAKING: Canada’s Auditor General releases a report on IRCC’s permanent residence backlogs

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2023 14:34:58 +0000

The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) has just released the findings of its report on the processing of permanent residence applications by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Note: This is a developing story. The audit’s purpose was to determine if IRCC processed applications for permanent residence as quickly and efficiently as possible. The […]

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Canada’s work permit pathways for dependent children of age

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2023 12:00:14 +0000

Canada recently announced a new policy that allows dependent children of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) to be eligible for work permits. This measure aims to combat chronic labor shortages in the country and provide more opportunities for families to stay together and integrate into Canadian communities. Under the new policy, family members who meet certain […]

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Canada’s commitment to reuniting families and keeping them together

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2023 12:15:29 +0000

Canada recently renewed its commitment to keeping families together, a central goal of the country’s current immigration system. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has put into practice new procedures intended to accelerate family reunification, ensuring that dependants and spouses who may not otherwise be eligible to come to Canada, now have a pathway to […]

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IRCC processing spousal TRVs in 30 days with a 90% approval rate

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2023 12:00:02 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) now has a processing time of 30 days for Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs) for spousal applicants. The measure applies to spousal applicants who have already applied for permanent residency in Canada. Rather than require applicants to remain in their home countries while awaiting IRCC’s decision, they can now come […]

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Canada family sponsorship: Open Work Permits now also available for outland applications

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2023 16:07:04 +0000

Family reunification is a core pillar in Canada’s immigration strategy and a new measure by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) aims to make it possible for more families to be together. Spouses, partners, and dependents of permanent residents, Canadian citizens, temporary workers, and students already in Canada may now be eligible for an Open […]

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Open-work permits available for spouses, partners and children of sponsors

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2023 12:00:21 +0000

During the processing of a family class sponsorship application, some sponsored spouses, partners, and their dependent children, will come to Canada as temporary residents to be with their sponsor. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced at the end of May a temporary public policy allowing these individuals to work in Canada while their application […]

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How Canada has advanced its commitment to family reunification so far in 2023

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2023 13:00:39 +0000

Reuniting families is a core pillar of Canada’s immigration strategy. A report released by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) last November 29 said the department would seek to fulfill the Prime Minsters mandate to reunite families by implementing a program to issue temporary resident status (TRV) to spouses and children abroad while they wait […]

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