Family reunification program to continue: Canada to issue just over 23,000 invitations

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2022 11:43:43 +0000

The government has announced that it will accept up to 15,000 complete applications for sponsorship under the Parents and Grandparents Program this year.

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International students in Canada to be allowed more off-campus work hours

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2022 20:47:38 +0000

From November 15, 2022, until December 31, 2023, international students who are in Canada and who have off-campus work authorization on their study permit will be allowed to work over 20 hours per week.

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Canada to allow international students to work off-campus over 20 hours per week

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 13:02:58 +0000

From November 15, 2022 until December 31, 2023, international students who are in Canada and have off-campus work authorization on their study permit will be allowed to work over 20 hours per week off-campus while class is in session. This temporary measure will also apply to foreign nationals who have already submitted a study permit […]

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BREAKING: Canada to allow international students to work off-campus over 20 hours per week

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 13:02:58 +0000

From November 15, 2022 until December 31, 2023, international students who are in Canada and have off-campus work authorization on their study permit will be allowed to work over 20 hours per week off-campus while class is in session. This temporary measure will also apply to foreign nationals who have already submitted a study permit […]

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Canada set to announce the latest Immigration Levels Plan 2023-2025

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2022 12:00:43 +0000

Each year Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) releases an Immigration Levels Plan that acts as the guideline for how many immigrants will be allowed to come to Canada each year. It includes the breakdown of immigrants from economic class, family class and humanitarian class programs over the next three years. This year it will […]

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Canada removing barriers to permanent residence for physicians

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2022 12:00:54 +0000

As Canada continues to experience a nation-wide shortage of qualified physicians, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has made changes that will exempt physicians already in Canada as temporary residents from some of the current requirements involved in obtaining permanent resident status through Express Entry programs. Most notably, physicians who are already working in Canada […]

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Sean Fraser tables strategy for temporary residents who want to become Canadian permanent residents

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 22:26:58 +0000

Immigration Minister Sean Fraser has tabled a plan to expand pathways to permanent residence for international students and temporary foreign workers. On September 20 during routine proceedings, Fraser tabled a strategy to expand transitions to permanent residence for foreign workers and international students with significant work experience in sectors with persistent labour shortages. The documents […]

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Canada holds sixth all-program Express Entry draw since July

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 19:01:17 +0000

On September 14, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 3,250 invitations to apply in the most recent Express Entry draw, the sixth since all-program draws resumed on July 6. The minimum cut off Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 511. There was no program specified for the draw, meaning that invitations were issued to […]

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Shadow minister expects Sean Fraser to present plan for temporary residents when Canadian Parliament resumes

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 17:00:51 +0000

A parliamentary motion called for Immigration Minister Sean Fraser to publish a plan to expand pathways to permanent residence for temporary residents. On May 11, Fraser was given 120 days to respond, a deadline which falls outside of the House of Commons’ sitting calendar. The Shadow Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Jasraj […]

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Fraser announces new measures to modernize Canada’s immigration system

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 20:46:14 +0000

On September 1, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser introduced new online services across Canada’s immigration system, intended to improve client experience and reduce the backlogs. The pandemic highlighted the need for a modernized immigration system. From the IRCC processing centre in New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Fraser announced the latest updates on how digitization is affecting operations […]

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