Interim pathway for caregivers deadline June 4

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:17:57 +0000

Caregivers who came to Canada to provide care to Canadian families, in the hope of becoming a permanent residents can apply to the Interim Pathway for Caregivers. The deadline is June 4 to apply. “Caregivers came to Canada to provide care to families that need it, and it’s time for Canada to care for them […]

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Canadian government to better track exits at borders

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 05:57:24 +0000

By the end of 2020, Canada’s system of tracking the exit of people from the country is going to look very different from now.  Regulations are expected to come into force by June 2019 for land and June 2020 for air. Current system of exit tracking Under Canada’s immigration and customs laws, all persons seeking […]

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2,000 more spaces under provincial nominee immigration programs

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 06:58:50 +0000

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen announced an additional 2,000 spaces under the Provincial Nominee Program, to expand pathways for temporary foreign workers to become permanent residents in Canada. The focus is on those workers filling long-term labour market needs and who have integrated into Canadian society. These additional spaces will provide more […]

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The basics of getting a Canadian work permit

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 05:40:25 +0000

Are you currently in Canada but not yet a permanent resident? In most circumstances, if you are a foreign national, but not yet a permanent resident of Canada, you need a work permit to work in Canada. Understanding the basics of Canadian work permits will help you follow Canadian immigration law and make your stay […]

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New caregiver immigration pilots allow you to bring family along

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 03:37:15 +0000

Caregivers will soon have access to two new immigration pilots that will replace the current Caring for Children and Caring for People with High Medical Needs pilot programs. The new pilots, called the Home Child Care Provider Pilot and the Home Support Worker Pilot, will allow caregivers to bring their family with them to Canada […]

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Why reference letters are needed for economic immigration

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 23:09:59 +0000

And how you can ensure yours is sufficient to meet immigration requirements Most Canadian economic immigration programs require that applicants have qualifying work experience. In order to demonstrate that past and current positions qualify, applicants are required to provide references letters from their employers. Such reference letters must state the position title, duration, duties and wage. […]

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Online intake form for Parent and Grandparent Program closes in minutes

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 17:52:22 +0000

At 12:12 p.m. EST today (9:12 a.m. PST), Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced on its Facebook page that the interest to sponsor form for the 2019 Parent and Grandparent Program is now closed. When the new intake process was announced a few weeks ago, IRCC called it a “new and improved intake process that […]

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New immigration pilot for rural communities

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 22:51:23 +0000

Communities can now apply to be part of new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot It’s common knowledge that many immigrants are attracted to the big cities, with Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal still the most desirable, and smaller centres like Calgary and Winnipeg coming up close behind. But it’s actually often the smaller, rural communities that are […]

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PRs need to follow Impaired Driving Act law carefully

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 21:30:57 +0000

Op/ed: Senator Mobina S.B. Jaffer and Senator Ratna Omidvar It has been over a month since the Cannabis Act and its companion legislation, Bill C-46, Impaired Driving Act, have come into force. While the Cannabis Act itself was widely discussed in public, there was comparatively little debate about Bill C-46 — which may have disastrous […]

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Should courts defer to immigration officers’ decisions?

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:18:43 +0000

Supreme Court of Canada Vavilov decision could have broad impact on immigration law In 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada will release what could be its most impactful decision on Canadian immigration law in a decade. The case, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration v. Alexander Vavilov is about whether a child who was born in […]

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