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December 1, 2016 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 25th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 48th overall, inviting just 559, only provincial nominee approved candidates, for permanent residence. The lowest CRS score was 786 a substantial, but temporary increase from previous draws.
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Join us in our latest Face Book live stream series as Managing Partner Colin Singer discusses the latest developments in the Canadian immigration industry.
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Immigrants have an undeniable long-term benefit for advanced economies and make a contribution over time that results in boosting the GDP of the country they move to.
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Canadians living and working in the U.S. under the NAFTA treaty could be forced to return north as President-elect Donald Trump threatens to rip up the 1994 trade agreement.
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Canada has tripled the number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) it issues in periodic draws under the Express Entry system, since August 2016.
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A revised comprehensive ranking system has taken effect November 19th, benefiting many temporary foreign workers and international students in Canada.
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On December 1st Canada will remove Mexico entry visa requirements, a policy that will be short lived. Read Why.
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November 16th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 24th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 47th overall, inviting 2427 candidates for permanent residence, the largest number ever. The lowest CRS score was 470 a further decline from previous draws.
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Hiring practices favouring young professionals to the exclusion of older workers, are challenged by a new Harvard Business report. Immigration policy makers should take note.
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November 11th 2016 – Immigration authorities will significantly change the CRS Comprehensive Ranking Score under Express Entry and remove a previous requirement to obtain a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) for thousands of temporary foreign workers in Canada. The new rules will also benefit international students completing recognized degrees and diplomas in Canada. Read our analysis.
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The leniency period for Canada's new Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) ends on November 10, 2016, although the government has introduced a short-term measure for dual citizens.
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President elect Donald Trump shocked the pundits in winning the US general election. For many Americans, Canada's doors are open under managed immigration programs. We review the options for skilled and business professionals, family and temporary international students.
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On January 3, 2017, Canada will begin receiving up to 10,000 sponsorship applications for parents and grandparents (PGP) of Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
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Justin Trudeau's Liberals hope to reverse Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act and adopt a series of important changes, by year end.
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How To Boost Your Express Entry CRS Score.
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Ottawa aims to process technology temporary worker applications in two weeks.
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Ottawa proposes to raise the age limit of a dependent child from 18 to 21 and eliminate the requirement for some spouses or partners in a new relationship to live with their sponsor for two years, as a condition of issuing permanent residence.
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November 2nd, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 23rd round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 46th overall, inviting 2080 candidates for permanent residence, the largest number ever. The lowest CRS score was 472 a further decline from previous draws.
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To reach its target of 73,700 federal economic candidates in 2017, Ottawa will need to lower CRS scores under express entry draws. Read Why.
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Canada has announced plans to target 300,000 new immigrants in 2017 as it looks to spur a stagnant economy with a continued record number of newcomers. The levels for 2017 are consistent with 2016 overall targets.
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Canada has tripled the number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) it issues in periodic draws under the Express Entry system, since August 2016.
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October 19th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 22nd round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 45th overall, inviting 1804 applicants for permanent residence, the largest number ever. The lowest CRS score was 475, a decline from the previous draw.
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Canadians living and working in the U.S. under the NAFTA treaty could be forced to return north as President-elect Donald Trump threatens to rip up the 1994 trade agreement.
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A revised comprehensive ranking system has taken effect November 19th, benefiting many temporary foreign workers and international students in Canada.
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