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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IRCC announces new eligibility criteria for Post-Graduation Work Permits

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2024 14:00:55 +0000

On January 22nd, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced it is implementing changes to stabilize growth and decrease the number of international study permits for international students in 2024. Discover your options to study in Canada To better align the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) with these changes, IRCC announced updates to the programs’ eligibility […]

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How many international students transitioned to permanent residence in 2023?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2024 14:00:28 +0000

2023 proved another landmark year for Canadian immigration, with increasing immigration levels continuing to support the country’s demographic and labour market needs. One of the biggest groups of new permanent residents Canada welcomes every year are former international students, who come to study in Canada and are given the opportunity to build eligibility for Canadian […]

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What you need to know before moving to Ontario

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2024 13:00:51 +0000

Canada’s single-most populated province, with a population of over 15 million, Ontario is a popular destination for newcomers to Canada. Already home to Canada’s largest immigrant population, this province is renowned for being the Canadian region with the most employment opportunities and lifestyle freedom across this country, as well as having Canada’s largest housing market. […]

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Nigerian students critical to ongoing success of Canada’s international education sector

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2023 14:00:59 +0000

Nigerian international student numbers in Canada are increasing at a significant rate. Discover your options to study in Canada In 2019, the Canadian government issued just over 3,000 student visas to Nigerian nationals. By 2021, that number doubled and in 2022, it doubled again. With record numbers of international students coming to study in Canada, […]

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Can I extend or renew my Post-Graduation Work Permit? 

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2023 14:25:50 +0000

Although most Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders will be ineligible to apply for a permit extension, this article will detail if you may be eligible for an extension and the options available if you are not eligible. A PGWP is a work permit available to international students who complete an eligible program while attending a […]

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Looking to study and immigrate to Canada? In-demand skills may be your best route

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2023 13:00:35 +0000

Canada’s recent plans for a more robust immigration system have revealed details about Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC’s) strategy for prioritising immigration going forward. One of the key changes the immigration department will focus on in coming years, is to better align immigration with key skills that the country needs to fill labour shortages, […]

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IRCC to review the Post-Graduation Work Permit for first time in 10 years

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2023 13:00:13 +0000

On October 27th, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced changes to its International Student Program that will be implemented in the coming months to strengthen the program and protect students from fraud. Discover your options to study in Canada The measures will require Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs) to confirm every applicant’s letter of acceptance […]

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IRCC to introduce new automated tools for faster PGWP and work permit extension processing

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2023 11:00:05 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced the introduction of new automated tools to assist processing of Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) and work permit extensions. Currently, not much is known about the new automation tools apart from the fact that they will take on two important tasks usually handled by IRCC officers: triage (a […]

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How to immigrate to Canada from the Philippines

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 10 Sep 2023 09:00:58 +0000

The Philippines is one of the top five leading countries of new immigrants to Canada. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration Currently, there are over 900,000 people of Filipino origin living in the country. Canada has become a popular destination for Filipinos due to the many economic opportunities it offers, the internationally recognized […]

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