How to sponsor your spouse from Hong Kong for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 13:48:19 +0000

If you are Canadian and you want to sponsor your spouse or common-law partner from Hong Kong for Canadian immigration, the first step is to see if you are eligible. As the sponsor, you have to be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or First Nation over the age of 18. You also need to sign […]

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Immigrant kids grow up to outshine the overall population in the labour force

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 09:00:12 +0000

Immigrant children are twice as likely as Canadian children to come from low-income households, but in adulthood, more of them end up getting a post-secondary education, and their salaries are oftentimes greater. These findings come from a recent Statistics Canada study that looked at data from tax files in 2018. Researchers studied the educational and […]

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How to sponsor your spouse from Lebanon for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 09:00:32 +0000

If you are in Canada and your spouse or common-law partner is in Lebanon, the first step to sponsoring them for Canadian immigration is to see if you are eligible. As the sponsor, you have to be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or First Nation over the age of 18. You also need to sign […]

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Canada expanding processing capacity to expedite family reunion

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 18:50:06 +0000

Canada is expanding the Case Processing Centre in Sydney, Nova Scotia in an effort to process more applications and reunite families faster. IRCC will get new office space and be able to hire 62 additional employees, according to a media release. These new employees will primarily work on family class overseas applications. With these new […]

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Canada accepts spousal or common-law sponsorship applications from out-of-status foreign nationals

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 09:00:01 +0000

Among the recent challenges arising from the coronavirus pandemic is that many people are not able to travel to where they had planned and are consequently stuck where they are. A notable example of this phenomenon is the predicament of foreign nationals who have to come to Canada to visit their spouse or common-law partner […]

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How to sponsor your spouse from India

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 09:00:40 +0000

Are you interested in finding out how to sponsor your spouse from India for Canadian immigration? Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) allows Canadian citizens or permanent resident to sponsor their spouses, common-law partners, dependent children and conjugal partners from abroad. If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and you are married to […]

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Thousands of foreign nationals reuniting with Canadian spouses

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 09:00:10 +0000

Many Canadians are reuniting with their foreign spouses in Canada after being separated because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Toronto Star. The pandemic has resulted in a slowdown in the processing of applications for immigration to Canada. In September, however, the federal government announced that it would speed up the processing of spousal […]

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What to expect from the Parents and Grandparents Program in 2021

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 10:00:03 +0000

Canadians and permanent residents who submitted interest to sponsor forms for the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) in 2020 are currently receiving invitations from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Earlier this week, IRCC held its PGP 2020 lottery and will be issuing invitations over a 10-day period. Candidates were able to submit their interest […]

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Canada holds 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program immigration lottery

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 19:53:22 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has held its 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) lottery. The lottery was set to take place by the end of 2020, but was delayed due to the global coronavirus pandemic, among other reasons, according to IRCC. Those who have been drawn from the lottery have 60 days to […]

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How to sponsor your partner from the U.S. for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 09:00:16 +0000

So, your partner is living in the U.S. and you want to sponsor them for Canadian immigration. The first step for Canadians who want to sponsor their spouse or common-law partner is to make sure you are eligible. You have to be a Canadian citizen, First Nation, or permanent resident over the age of 18. […]

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