Parents and Grandparents program will reopen this month

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 06 May 2024 18:00:45 +0000

The Parents and Grandparents program (PGP) is set to reopen this month, as Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) prepares to send out invitations to potential sponsors. The department confirmed via an announcement that starting May 21st, 2024, it will send out 35,700 invitations with the hope of approving 20,500 complete applications. Sponsor your parents […]

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What is a Port of Entry letter?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2024 13:00:16 +0000

Port of Entry (POE) letters are documents that some foreign nationals may receive if they have been permitted to enter Canada as a temporary resident (TR). POE letters may be provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to foreign nationals who are approved for any of the following three TR permits/visas: A study permit […]

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Visitor visa vs. Super visa: What’s the difference?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2024 13:00:18 +0000

While the Canadian Super Visa falls under the category of visitor visa, it is entirely designed for parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The main distinction between the two visas is the duration of the authorized stay in Canada. A visitor visa only allows for a stay of up to 6 months […]

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IRCC memo highlights Parents and Grandparents Program challenges

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2023 14:00:47 +0000

The demand for sponsoring parents and grandparents significantly exceeds Canada’s available admission targets. Get a Free Super Visa Telephone Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm This is revealed in an internal Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) memo recently obtained by CIC News. Before the pandemic, IRCC would typically receive interest to sponsor submissions […]

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Canada’s Parents and Grandparents 2023 lottery has begun

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2023 13:00:18 +0000

The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2023 lottery begins today. Between October 10 and October 23, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will send invitations to apply to 24,200 interested potential sponsors. These invitations will be sent to randomly selected potential sponsors from the remaining pool of submissions from 2020. IRCC’s goal is to receive […]

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Canada’s Parents and Grandparents 2023 lottery begins today

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2023 13:00:18 +0000

The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2023 lottery begins today. Between October 10 and October 23, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will send invitations to apply to 24,200 interested potential sponsors. These invitations will be sent to randomly selected potential sponsors from the remaining pool of submissions from 2020. IRCC’s goal is to receive […]

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IRCC announces update to Parents and Grandparents Program 2023

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2023 19:24:10 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has just announced an update to the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP). IRCC will accept up to 15,000 complete applications for sponsorship under the PGP this year. On October 10, IRCC will begin sending invitations to apply to 24,200 interested potential sponsors, aiming to receive up to the 15,000 […]

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What do we know about the Parents and Grandparents Program 2023?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2023 13:13:00 +0000

If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you may be able to sponsor your parent or grandparent to come to Canada. Through the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP), your parent or grandparent will receive Canadian permanent residence and may eventually be able to apply for Canadian citizenship. Get a Free Super Visa Telephone […]

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Significant increase in Parents and Grandparent’s immigration to Canada to start 2023

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 14 May 2023 13:00:59 +0000

The permanent residents that have arrived in Canada under the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) has increased by almost 60% in January, compared to January of 2022. The PGP welcomed 2,065 new permanent residents in the January of 2023, compared to 1,300 in January of 2022. In 2023, Canada hopes to bring 28,500 permanent residents […]

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IRCC allows Super Visa applicants to pay for medical insurance in monthly instalments

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2023 14:00:41 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced changes to how Super Visa applicants can pay for their medical insurance. Get a Free Super Visa Telephone Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm In order to be eligible for the Super Visa, the applicant must have private medical insurance that meets all the following criteria: […]

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