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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.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
The Provincial Nominee Program was established to allow provinces the ability to nominate qualified workers, professionals and international students who wish to become Canadian...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
As I previously reported, on February 6, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander first unveiled Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, which proposed significant amendments to the Canadian Citizenship Act.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Earlier this month, the United States Department of State ("DOS") announced that, due to technical problems, it was temporarily unable to issue U.S. visas at consular posts abroad.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Following British Columbia, Ontario is the second province to launch a provincial nominee program through the federal government's new Express Entry.
FWCanada Inc.
The Labour Market Impact Assessment exempt categories have been expanded to include repair personnel for out of warranty equipment in Canada.
Immigration.ca
For family reunification applicants, processing times have increased by up to 500 per cent over the past decade.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The U.S. State Department has announced that a technical problem with its Consular Consolidated Database has left its embassies and consulates unable to print visas, passports and other travel documents.
Immigration.ca
Canada's legislative agenda on immigration continues to undergo a tectonic shift under the Conservatives.
McMillan LLP
Up until now, there have only been two categories of foreign service technicians who could enter Canada "easily" without going through the LMIA process.
FWCanada Inc.
Whilst driving a Zamboni during a high school hockey game, Steven James Anderson, age 27, was nearly four times above the legal limit for driving a motor vehicle.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Effective August 1, 2015, the electronic travel authorization program will be implemented in Canada.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The decision lends security and stability to the immigration process, and preserves the rights of qualified skilled workers who may have been impacted by frequently changing selection criteria.
Immigration.ca
Canada's immigration policies have undergone major changes at the federal level. Immigrating to Canada under federal programs has become more difficult and unpredictable by any measure.
FWCanada Inc.
A NEXUS membership is available to low risk frequent travellers between the USA and Canada and serves to expedite their wait times when crossing the border.
Immigration.ca
The Province of Ontario passed the Ontario Immigration Act to help the province maximize the economic benefits of immigration.
Immigration.ca
Tens of thousands of hard-working and law-abiding temporary foreign workers living in Canada were set to be deported starting this past April following the implementation of the "cumulative duration rule", also known as the "4 in, 4 out" rule.
Green and Spiegel LLP
June 6, 2015 – The Government of Canada announced yesterday that the remaining provisions of the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act will come into force on June 11, 2015.
Green and Spiegel LLP
June 4, 2015 – Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today an expanding of Canada's biometric program to all visitors and permit seekers from non-visa exempt countries.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Ontario has announced the creation of two new application streams for the federal Express Entry system.
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Dale & Lessmann LLP
In June 2014, Bill C-24 passed and the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act came into force.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Ontario has announced the creation of two new application streams for the federal Express Entry system.
Miller Thomson LLP
The summer is always a busy time for immigration reforms. This summer brought in significant changes to Canada's citizenship laws.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has issued its 9th round of Invitations to Apply (ITA) for Permanent Residence, following a drawing of candidates from the Express Entry pool.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Following British Columbia, Ontario is the second province to launch a provincial nominee program through the federal government's new Express Entry.
Immigration.ca
The Province of Ontario passed the Ontario Immigration Act to help the province maximize the economic benefits of immigration.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Effective August 1, 2015, the electronic travel authorization program will be implemented in Canada.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The Government of Canada announced today the coming into force of certain provisions included in the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, which received Royal Asset on June 19, 2014.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
On April 10, 2015, three foreign nationals became the first permanent residents (PRs) under Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s (CIC) new Express Entry system.
Immigration.ca
Canada's immigration policies have undergone major changes at the federal level. Immigrating to Canada under federal programs has become more difficult and unpredictable by any measure.
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