Express Entry: How does IRCC decide when to hold draws?

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2023 13:00:10 +0000

There has been a change in routine surrounding Express Entry draws of late. Typically, the draws take place every two weeks on Wednesdays. However, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently paused draws for six weeks starting November 23 and returned on January 11 inviting 5,500 candidates followed by another draw of the same size […]

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Why hundreds of newcomers have chosen to settle in Northeastern Ontario in the past three years

Credit to Author: Timmins Economic Development Corporation| Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2023 12:30:56 +0000

Many newcomers are choosing to settle in communities located in Northeastern Ontario over large cities like Toronto or Montreal. Cities in Northeastern Ontario give newcomers the chance to create the life they’ve always wanted. Affordable cost of living, job opportunities, and many facilities and amenities give newcomers the chance to build their life quickly. In […]

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Am I eligible for the Start-Up Visa Program?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2022 18:00:14 +0000

The Start-Up Visa Program (SUVP) is for entrepreneurs who want to start and grow their companies in Canada. The program is created for entrepreneurs (and identified essential people within their businesses) who want to set up, work, and grow their businesses in Canada. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm […]

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Working and immigrating under Canada’s Free Trade Agreements

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2022 18:00:00 +0000

Canada has Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with over 50 countries. These relationships maintain favorable commercial conditions between Canada and fellow member nations, while removing barriers to business between them; often involving the movement of temporary business people and workers, to and from Canada. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm […]

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The details of obtaining a Spousal Open Work Permit

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 13:00:23 +0000

As part of the wider family class sponsorship programs, foreign nationals who have applied for permanent residence (PR) through the Spousal/Common-law Sponsorship Program, are now eligible to receive a Spousal Open Work Permit (SOWP), while they wait for a decision from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Sponsor your family for Canadian immigration What is […]

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Do Americans really move to Canada because of politics?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 13:00:01 +0000

In the wake of Donald Trump’s 2024 election bid announcement, Canada has once again seen an uptick in immigration interest from the United States. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration Citizens from the United States are able to move to, and work in Canada with relative ease, especially under free trade agreements like […]

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Weighing the costs and benefits of applying for Express Entry

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 13:00:28 +0000

Immigration to Canada is often a huge decision, that brings with it better-quality education, healthcare, earnings, and all-around living standards. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment A 2020 study by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) found that of the applicants granted PR through Express Entry, 95% were established economically (with both high employment rates, […]

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Understanding and applying through specialized LMIA applications

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 12:00:44 +0000

As part of hiring a temporary foreign worker (TFW) in Canada—under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)—companies must submit a request for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). This document is needed to hire a foreign worker and determine the impact of their hiring on the Canadian labour […]

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How Indian students are changing the educational demographic of Canada

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2022 12:00:23 +0000

International students are changing the demographics of education in Canada, with Indian international students overwhelmingly leading the charge. Discover your options to study in Canada According to Statistics Canada’s September 12th report, the demand for post-college credential programs (PCC) (credentials typically requiring some other form of post-secondary education first to be eligible) has shot up […]

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How to maximize your Express Entry CRS score if you’re aged 30 or over

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2022 12:00:15 +0000

Express Entry is Canada’s largest source of immigration. When applicants apply to immigrate to this country through Express Entry, eligible Express Entry applicants are scored through a point-allocation grid called the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Introduction to Express Entry and the CRS The CRS is a points grid that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) […]

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