IRCC updates eligibility requirements for Spousal Open Work Permits

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 14:56:45 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released more details surrounding changes to eligibility for Spousal Open Work Permits (SOWP). On January 22, 2024, the department introduced several changes to Canada’s international student program. Among them, IRCC said that the spouses of international students in undergraduate and college programs will no longer be eligible for […]

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BREAKING: IRCC updates eligibility requirements for Spousal Open Work Permits

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 14:56:45 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released more details surrounding changes to eligibility for Spousal Open Work Permits (SOWP). On January 22, 2024, the department introduced several changes to Canada’s international student program. Among them, IRCC said that the spouses of international students in undergraduate and college programs will no longer be eligible for […]

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IRCC releases details on new temporary PR pathway for Colombians, Haitians and Venezuelans

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2024 14:00:23 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released important details for the department’s new temporary humanitarian permanent residence (PR) pathway dedicated to foreign nationals from Colombia, Haiti and Venezuela. First announced on October 10 last year, IRCC determined that it would create a new temporary pathway for Colombian, Haitian and Venezuelan foreign nationals physically present […]

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Immigration Minister imposes higher levels of family reunification on Quebec

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2024 14:00:57 +0000

Federal immigration minister Marc Miller has chosen to take action regarding Quebec’s family reunification levels. In a letter obtained by Radio Canada, Minister Miller—speaking to his Quebec counterpart Minister Christine Fréchette—detailed the measures that he would undertake to see that Quebec’s family reunification levels were up to the standards he felt were appropriate. Sponsor your […]

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IRCC releases details on new temporary PR pathway for Columbians, Haitians and Venezuelans

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2024 14:00:23 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released important details for the department’s new temporary humanitarian permanent residence (PR) pathway dedicated to foreign nationals from Colombia, Haiti and Venezuela. First announced on October 10 last year, IRCC determined that it would create a new temporary pathway for Colombian, Haitian and Venezuelan foreign nationals physically present […]

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Canada opens new PR pathway for families impacted by the conflict in Sudan

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2024 14:00:57 +0000

Today Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced a new immigration pathway for families impacted by the ongoing conflict in Sudan. The department confirmed that starting February 27th, 2024, it would accept up to 3,250 applications from single applicants or families. This is a new family sponsorship pathway that will grant successful applicants permanent residence […]

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Which family members can I sponsor to come to Canada?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2024 13:00:55 +0000

One of the most important functions of Canada’s immigration system is to reunite families and keep them together, as newcomers seek to build a new life in a new country. In fact, next to economic immigration, family sponsorships are the second biggest category of new permanent residents to Canada. Read on to learn how you […]

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Can I sponsor my sibling for Canadian permanent residence?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2024 13:00:22 +0000

Family sponsorship is one of the largest categories of immigrants set forth by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in the annual immigration levels plan. While this form of sponsorship allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents (and persons registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act) to sponsor loved ones to immigrate […]

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Visitor visa vs. Super visa: What’s the difference?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2024 13:00:18 +0000

While the Canadian Super Visa falls under the category of visitor visa, it is entirely designed for parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The main distinction between the two visas is the duration of the authorized stay in Canada. A visitor visa only allows for a stay of up to 6 months […]

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How your family member can make you inadmissible to Canada

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2024 13:00:08 +0000

Canada ensures that every foreign national meets admissibility requirements before they are allowed to enter the country. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) prioritize securing the country’s borders from those who may pose a risk. Therefore, these two organizations can deny entry to any foreign national who they […]

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