Mondaq Asia Pacific: Immigration
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes summaries and links to recent media releases and a case relating to immigration into Australia.
The Legal Circle
A new Citizenship Act for Bangladesh is on the card. The draft of the new Citizenship Act is expected to be placed before the Cabinet for approval soon.
Immigration.ca
On February 20th 2017 Ontario will begin opening its popular streams. The OINP's International Masters Graduate Stream, International PhD Graduate Stream and Express Entry Human Capital Priority Stream will all begin receiving applications for 2017 allocations.
Immigration.ca
Settlement funds required for new immigrants coming to Canada under two federal programs have increased for 2017. As a result of the increases, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada has urged those affected candidates in the Express Entry Pool to update their profiles.
Immigration.ca
February 8, 2017 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 4th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 54th overall, inviting 3664 candidates for permanent residence, the largest to-date. The lowest CRS score was 447, continuing a steady decline from previous draws.
Immigration.ca
On January 27, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries for a period of 90 days. We review the implications of this order following a number of important developments at the executive and judicial levels. Updated: February 17, 2017.
Immigration.ca

Immigration.ca conducts period live stream sessions each month.Managing Partner Colin Singer discusses the latest developments in the Canadian immigration industry. Live stream sessions typically include a live question and answer period.

Immigration.ca
Prime Minister Trudeau should now give effect to Canada's objection to the Trump Immigration refugee ban by immediately issuing temporary resident permits to these displaced refugees, including Syrians, estimated to affect between 300 and 500 individuals. It should also consider suspending its participation in The Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement.
Immigration.ca
Canadians crossing into the U.S. can be asked to unlock and handover their mobile phones for inspection by border security agents.
Immigration.ca
January 25, 2017 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 3rd round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 53rd overall, inviting 3508 candidates for permanent residence, the largest to-date. The lowest CRS score was 453, a continuing trend of decline from previous draws.
Immigration.ca
With uncertainty surrounding the future requirements under the US EB-5 under Donald Trump, Quebec is about to open applications for its popular immigrant investor program.
Immigration.ca
Join us in our latest Face Book live stream series as Managing Partner Colin Singer answers selected questions on the latest developments in the Canadian immigration industry.
Immigration.ca
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appoints Ahmed Hussen as Canada's new immigration minister. Watch our live stream video as Managing Partner Colin Singer discusses what to expect in 2017.
Immigration.ca
January 11, 2017 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 2nd round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 52nd overall, inviting 3334 candidates for permanent residence, the largest to-date. The lowest CRS score was 459, a further decline from previous draws.
Immigration.ca
Join us in our latest Face Book live stream series as Managing Partner Colin Singer discusses the latest developments in the Canadian immigration industry.
Immigration.ca
From foreign travellers to dual citizens and even Canada's own border agents: It seems everyone could do with clear guidance on exactly who requires an electronic travel authorization (eTA). The holiday period saw frequent cases of people not being able to travel because they sought admission without an eTA.
Immigration.ca
A new sponsorship form for those wishing to bring parents and grandparents to Canada is now available. Canadian citizens and permanent residents have until February 2, 2017 to submit an online, short form application after which 10,000 candidates will be drawn at random and invited to complete a full application.
Immigration.ca
January 4, 2017 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 1st round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 51st overall, inviting 2902 candidates for permanent residence, a record number. The lowest CRS score was 468, a further decline from previous draws.
Immigration.ca
The plight of Canada's temporary foreign workers and the businesses that employ them has been a regular agenda item of the federal government throughout 2016.
Immigration.ca
December 22, 2016 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 27th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 50th overall, inviting 2878 candidates for permanent residence, a record number. The lowest CRS score was 475, a substantial decline from the previous draw.
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Immigration.ca
January 25, 2017 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 3rd round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 53rd overall, inviting 3508 candidates for permanent residence, the largest to-date. The lowest CRS score was 453, a continuing trend of decline from previous draws.
Immigration.ca
February 8, 2017 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 4th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 54th overall, inviting 3664 candidates for permanent residence, the largest to-date. The lowest CRS score was 447, continuing a steady decline from previous draws.
LawQuest
Acquiring a US Green Card is almost always a long and tedious process. Green cards can either be family based or employment based.
LawQuest
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services published a 'final rule' (Retention of EB1, EB2, and EB3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers) that will have a positive impact on certain employment-based nonimmigrant visa categories including the H-1B visa.
Immigration.ca
Canadians crossing into the U.S. can be asked to unlock and handover their mobile phones for inspection by border security agents.
Immigration.ca
January 11, 2017 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 2nd round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 52nd overall, inviting 3334 candidates for permanent residence, the largest to-date. The lowest CRS score was 459, a further decline from previous draws.
Immigration.ca
With uncertainty surrounding the future requirements under the US EB-5 under Donald Trump, Quebec is about to open applications for its popular immigrant investor program.
Immigration.ca
January 4, 2017 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 1st round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 51st overall, inviting 2902 candidates for permanent residence, a record number. The lowest CRS score was 468, a further decline from previous draws.
LawQuest
In 2014, the e-Tourist Visa facility became available for foreign citizens of over 40 eligible countries.
Holding Redlich
The newsletter includes summaries and links to recent cases relating to visa applications and immigration into Australia.
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