Settlement in class-action lawsuit against Quebec Immigration Ministry up for court approval in June

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 21:08:06 +0000

The settlement in a class-action lawsuit against Quebec’s Immigration Ministry will be up for court approval in June.  The class action sought compensation for Quebec Skilled Worker Program candidates who paid the application fee for a Quebec Selection Certificate (Certificat de sélection du Québec, or CSQ) but were later disqualified by changes to the province’s […]

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Quebec judge orders province to continue processing Skilled Worker Program applications

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 22:37:51 +0000

A  Quebec Superior Court judge has ordered the provincial government to continue processing a backlog of around 18,000 pending applications to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program that the government wants to cancel.   The ruling by Justice Frédéric Bachand granted a 10-day temporary injunction in response to arguments by an immigration lawyers’ group that the move […]

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Lawyers’ group seeks to delay dismissal of 18,000 Quebec Skilled Worker applications

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:41:26 +0000

An immigration lawyers’ group is seeking a court order that would force Quebec’s government to continue processing backlogged applications to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program.   The province’s Coalition Avenir Québec government proposed terminating the backlog of around 18,000 pending applications in legislation tabled February 7. The legislation, known as Bill 9, said the termination order was […]

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Expression of interest numbers reveal Quebec’s immigration appeal despite controversies

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:25:34 +0000

More than 91,000 immigration candidates have submitted expressions of interest through Quebec’s online Arrima portal since it opened last September — a six-month period dominated by the rise of the province’s new Coalition Avenir Québec government.   The Arrima portal was introduced September 18, 2018, to manage profiles submitted to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program after it […]

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