How can I improve the chances that the processing of my application is not delayed?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sat, 18 May 2024 13:00:56 +0000

A primary goal for all Canadian newcomers is to find their way to Canada as fast as possible. Unfortunately, some newcomers face application processing delays that slow down their journey to Canada. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration While it is impossible to guarantee that your immigration application will not face processing delays, […]

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Which country allows international students to work the most hours?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 13:00:36 +0000

On April 29, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that it will soon allow international students to work off-campus for 24 hours per week while classes are in session. This announcement came during a press conference, where IRCC officially revealed that it would not be extending the temporary policy. IRCC’s temporary policy allowed international […]

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Five things you need to know about Labour Market Impact Assessments

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 07 May 2024 13:00:59 +0000

Some foreign workers in Canada require a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to work in Canada, while others are LMIA-exempt. An LMIA is a document that some employers in Canada need before hiring a temporary foreign worker. This document must be obtained before the foreign national applies for their work permit. It verifies that a […]

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Getting PR after graduating from a master’s or PhD program as an international student

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024 13:00:38 +0000

It may now be easier for students who come to Canada for a master’s or Ph.D. program to obtain permanent residence (PR). On February 15, 2024, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) enacted a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) policy that was first announced on January 22 as one of many changes coming to Canada’s international […]

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IRCC will not renew temporary off-campus work hours measure

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2024 18:04:50 +0000

Immigration Minister Marc Miller has announced that temporary measures regarding off-campus work hours for international students will not be renewed. Starting in October 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) began temporarily allowing international students with an off-campus work authorization on their study permits to work more than 20 hours per week while class is […]

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BREAKING: IRCC will not renew temporary off-campus work hours measure

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2024 18:04:50 +0000

Immigration Minister Marc Miller has announced that temporary measures regarding off-campus work hours for international students will not be renewed. Starting in October 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) began temporarily allowing international students with an off-campus work authorization on their study permits to work more than 20 hours per week while class is […]

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Who can work in Canada without a work permit?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2024 13:00:27 +0000

While foreign workers usually require a Canadian work permit to secure employment, exceptions exist. Foreign nationals are increasingly drawn to Canada for its diverse and promising work opportunities. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm By fulfilling the eligibility criteria of one of the following 22 groups, foreign nationals may […]

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Canada announces changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to better address labour market needs

Credit to Author: Riley Cohen| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 19:15:20 +0000

Immigration Minister Marc Miller and Employment Minister Randy Boissonnault have announced changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). This is a developing story. Other announcements were made during this press conference. CICNews will provide update as more information becomes available. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm During the […]

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Breaking: Canada announces changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to better address labour market needs

Credit to Author: Riley Cohen| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 19:15:20 +0000

Immigration Minister Marc Miller and Employment Minister Randy Boissonnault have announced changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). This is a developing story. Other announcements were made during this press conference. CICNews will provide update as more information becomes available. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm During the […]

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Faster employment growth for new immigrants

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 12:00:20 +0000

Statistics Canada’s economic and social report has revealed that, after years of disparity, new immigrants in Canada are now seeing faster employment rate growth than their Canadian-born peers. In addition to this employment growth, new immigrants (aged 25-54) in Canada are now shrinking the employment gap between themselves and their Canadian peers and contributing disproportionately […]

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