15,000 people obtained Canadian permanent residence in September

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 05:00:43 +0000

Canada’s new permanent resident intake continues to suffer as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data shows Canada welcomed 15,025 new immigrants in September 2020. This is low compared with the 35,000 immigrants Canada welcomed in September 2019. Overall, Canada has welcomed about 143,500 immigrants between January and […]

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4 Highlights from Canada’s 2020 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 06:00:53 +0000

Last week, Canada’s government released the Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration 2020. This report is released to provide Parliament and the public with an overview of the latest immigration developments in Canada. It is released alongside Canada’s Immigration Levels Plan. With Canada aiming to welcome over 400,000 immigrants annually under its 2021-2023 Immigration Levels […]

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Canada to target over 400,000 immigrants per year

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 12:17:31 +0000

Today, Canada announced its 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan in which it stated it will target the highest level of immigration in its history. Over the coming three years, Canada will aim to welcome the following number of new immigrants: 2021: 401,000 immigrants 2022: 411,000 immigrants 2023: 421,000 immigrants The only time Canada welcomed over 400,000 […]

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Canada to release 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 12:17:31 +0000

Canada will release its 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan this morning. The Immigration Levels Plan is the most important immigration announcement made by the Government of Canada each year. It outlines the number of new permanent residents Canada aims to welcome over the coming years, and what categories Canada aims to admit them under. Canada welcomes […]

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Will Canada exceed 100,000 Express Entry invitations in 2020?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 09:00:45 +0000

Canada is on pace to issue 100,000 or more Express Entry invitations in 2020. This would be remarkable, considering the negative impact that COVID-19 is having in Canada and around the world. Prior to Canada imposing travel restrictions in March 2020, immigration minister Marco Mendicino announced the country would target 341,000 new permanent resident admissions […]

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October will shape Canadian immigration for years to come

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:29:12 +0000

Two major events over the coming month will shape Canada’s immigration system for years to come. The first will be a new mandate letter that will be written by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to immigration minister Marco Mendicino. This letter will contain Canada’s new immigration priorities and it should be released shortly, perhaps as soon […]

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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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