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Summary: April 18, 2018 - Ontario immigration has conducted a new draw for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program's Entrepreneur Stream inviting 13 candidates to apply for immigration to Canada, with a lowest score of 132.
April 17, 2018 - The Ontario immigration office has issued two new Notification of Interest rounds under the province's Express Entry streams for French Speaking Skilled Workers and Skilled Trades.
April 17, 2018 - Canada's immigration department has announced changes to its medical inadmissibility policy expected to eliminate the vast majority of cases where candidates are rejected on medical grounds.
April 16, 2018 - Manitoba immigration officials have conducted a new Expression of Interest under the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program inviting 400 candidates invited to apply across two Manitoba streams.
April 16, 2018 - The Saskatchewan immigration office is planning to conduct a new draw of the province's Entrepreneur stream on Wednesday, April 18.
April 16, 2018 - Seven out of Canada's 10 provinces are represented in the latest list of the best cities to find a job released by the Bank of Montreal.
Regarding the upcoming migratory changes announced by the Government, we may inform that they are fast-track initiatives which involve the reformulation of temporary residence visas and the creation of new visa categories ...
Stevens & Bolton LLP
As the Brexit deal begins, ever so slowly, to take shape, the UK Government has made welcome concessions on the position of EU migrants already in the UK ...
Daly & Inamdar Advocates
On 2nd October 2017 Immigration Department issued a Public Notice that all work permit, student, Dependant, research and internship pass applications shall be obtained with a PCC from the country of habitual...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
While the long-term consequences of Brexit remain unclear, recent announcements have given employers some short-term comfort.
Stevens & Bolton LLP
A recent High Court decision in judicial review proceedings emphasises the importance of ensuring that the Resident Labour Test is carried out correctly.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On March 30, 2018, Proskauer filed an amicus brief on behalf of New York University in the United States Supreme Court.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On April 11, 2018, USCIS announced the completion of its "computer-generated" random selection process used to select H-1B petitions for the congressionally-mandated cap filing season for FY 2019.
Green and Spiegel LLP
On April 11, 2018, USCIS announced that it completed the randomized selection of Petitions submitted for the Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B Cap.
Pryor Cashman LLP
USCIS begins the lottery by implementing the random selection process to the master's cap first.
Mayer Brown
The brief was submitted "to make clear that the "presumption of regularity" has never been an obstacle to a court's consideration of evidence showing that government officials have acted with an improper purpose."
Green and Spiegel LLP
As the old legal adage goes, "no man is above the law." This holds true for all of us: it holds true for me, for you, for the President of the United States - it even holds true for some of the world's most prominent authors and activists.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: USCIS completes the lottery process and received 190,098 H-1B cap petitions.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This decrease in the total number of submissions does increase the chances of selection out of the quota compared to recent years.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
According to a recent announcement, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be implementing a new pilot program, beginning April 30, 2018 ...
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Green and Spiegel LLP
On Friday, April 6, 2018, USCIS announced that it once again reached the limit for H-1B Petitions submitted for the Fiscal Year 2019 Regular and Master's Cap.
Foley Hoag LLP
Today, April 6, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced that it has received more H-1B cap ...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced today that it has received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 petitions for fiscal year (FY) 2019.
March 20, 2018 - Canadian immigration authorities are sending out invitations to apply this week to sponsors who have been selected in the Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program (PGP) lottery.
Hammond Taylor
Despite media attention around the new 482 TSS visa, the final product is relatively similar to the previous 457 visa
Morgan Lewis
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on March 20 that it will suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions that are subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 numerical cap.
Green and Spiegel LLP
USCIS Requests for Evidence (RFEs) for H-1B petitions have increased by more than 45% this year compared to the same timeframe in 2016, Reuters reports.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Processing times for the EB-1C immigrant visa classification vary greatly between service centers at present.
March 29, 2018 - highlights the top eight most in-demand high skilled occupations in Canada for 2018. We also review the most popular occupations approved under the Canada Express Entry system during the past 12 months.
May 31, 2017 – Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 15th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 inviting 3,877 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 413, the lowest-ever for an all-program draw.
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