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An individual holding the South African passport is entitled to visa-free travel to 97 countries all over the world.
Investment Immigration
Some programs, like Cyprus, Malta, Antigua and Barbuda etc, are popular for their lenient requirements, quick processing, and low investment requirements.
Investment Immigration
With the UK announcing new tax rules for foreigners living in the country, the government has been careful not to damage the country's appeal to wealthy foreigners.
Immigration.ca
If you are paying legal counsel on an hourly basis, your legal bills for immigration matters are likely costing you considerably more than paying on a fixed fee basis. Here are four reasons why it is more advantageous for you to pay your attorney on a fixed fee basis to handle your immigration needs, on non litigious matters.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has conducted its fifteenth round of draws from the Express Entry pool. A total of 1,523 invitations to apply for permanent residence were issued, with a lowest qualifying score of 456.
FWCanada Inc.
If you have been convicted or arrested for a white collar crime, you may be criminally inadmissible to Canada.
Immigration.ca
Citizens of many countries may be surprised to discover that if you have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), you can be found criminally inadmissible to Canada. If you are found criminally inadmissible to Canada, you will not be allowed to enter the country. There are certain legal avenues that can allow a person to enter Canada despite having been convicted of an impaired driving offense.
Immigration.ca
Canadian Immigration authorities invited 1523 applicants for permanent residence with the lowest Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) of 456.
Investment Immigration
The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) recorded a drop of 74 per cent in the number of applications received for 2014 compared to the previous year.
Miller Thomson LLP
In June 2014 the Canadian government announced its overhaul of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, splitting the TFWP into two distinct programs...
Immigration.ca
The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) recorded a drop of 74 per cent in the number of applications received for 2014 compared to the previous year.
FWCanada Inc.
A new study was published this month by WalletHub ranking the fifty US states and the District of Columbia on strictness and leniency in dealing with DUIs and DWIs.
FWCanada Inc.
These changes are based on previous reforms Ottawa launched back in 2014 and particular emphasis will be placed on welcoming new immigrants into the Quebec job market.
FWCanada Inc.
The Labour Market Impact Assessment exempt categories have been expanded to include repair personnel for out of warranty equipment in Canada.
Cox & Palmer
On January 1st, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada implemented a new immigration system called "Express Entry".
Immigration.ca
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that administrative monetary penalties, or AMPs, do not violate constitutional rights because they are not criminal in nature. The ruling has broad implications for Canadian employers accessing the temporary foreign labour market. Read why.
Investment Immigration
St. Kitts and Nevis (SKN) is set to open an embassy in Ottawa as the government continues its bid to rebuild its relationship with Canada, SKN Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris announced last week.
Investment Immigration
According to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), investor immigrant approvals in 2014 rose by 7.2 per cent to reach a total of 8,762 approvals, the most since 2011.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The past few years have presented challenging immigration law issues for both temporary foreign workers and the Canadian companies that employ them.
Immigration.ca
Canadian Immigration authorities invited 1402 applicants for permanent residence with the lowest Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) of 471.
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Through the end of July 2015, CIC conducted 13 draws, issuing 15,980 invitations to apply for permanent residence. Read whether express entry is a success or failure.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Citizenship and Immigration Canada has issued its 13th round of Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence, following a drawing of candidates from the Express Entry pool.
Immigration.ca
Canadian Immigration authorities invited 1402 applicants for permanent residence with the lowest Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) of 471.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has released its mid-year report on Express Entry, Canada's new immigration application management system.
Immigration.ca
The new requirements for Canadian Citizenship are now in force. The changes to the Canadian Citizenship Act, the most comprehensive in more than 35 years, make it much harder and more costly to become a Citizen of Canada.
Immigration.ca
The Quebec government has lowered the pass mark for its popular skilled worker program. Under the program which is set to open on or before October 1st 2015, Quebec plans to receive 6300 new applications during the 2015-2016 fiscal session.
McLennan Ross LLP
The "commercialization" of migration has become increasingly common worldwide. As the need for temporary foreign workers has expanded, the use of a recruiter specializing in international talent has had a corresponding increase.
Cox & Palmer
On January 1st, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada implemented a new immigration system called "Express Entry".
Immigration.ca
Canada has received just six applications for its pilot immigration program for millionaires, far fewer than for its immigrant investor class program that was scrapped last year amid government claims it was not achieving program objectives.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Canada's new program aimed at attracting high net-worth immigrants is a failure, according to documents obtained through an access-to-information request.
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