Mondaq Canada: Immigration
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.
Immigration.ca
Immigration authorities in the Province of Quebec announced they will begin to accept new applications under its highly successful Quebec Immigrant Investor Program for a limited period starting August 31st 2015 until January 31st 2016.
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.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) will reopen for applications on August 31, 2015 through January 29, 2016.
McLennan Ross LLP
There has been a great deal of controversy surrounding the Canadian Government's Temporary Foreign Worker Program in the last few years.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
Back in February 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced an incoming Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) program that mirrors the existing US Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).
Immigration.ca
The latest announcement by Canada's Minister of Employment and Social Development may result in fewer employers hiring foreign workers.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Canada will begin accepting applications for its new Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) program on August 1, 2015.
Green and Spiegel LLP
A regime of Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) established in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act will come into force on December 1, 2015.
McMillan LLP
The federal government has yet to extend an initiation to apply for permanent residence to any foreign worker with less than 482 CRS points.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
There have been many changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) over the last year, with an emphasis on employer compliance.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The US State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs is once again scheduling interviews and issuing visas, after a technical glitch forced a suspension in operations.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, like many recent Canadian government bills, is a complete misnomer the Act does not strengthen Canadian citizenship but rather weakens it.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
In June 2014, Bill C-24 passed and the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act came into force.
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.
Immigration.ca
For family reunification applicants, processing times have increased by up to 500 per cent over the past decade.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Ontario has announced the creation of two new application streams for the federal Express Entry system.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Effective August 1, 2015, the electronic travel authorization program will be implemented in Canada.
McMillan LLP
The federal government has yet to extend an initiation to apply for permanent residence to any foreign worker with less than 482 CRS points.
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.
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