Mondaq Canada: Immigration
Green and Spiegel LLP
On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced that he would take a series of executive actions, also known as Immigration Accountability Executive Actions, to improve the current immigration system in the absence of congressional action to enact immigration reform.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On November 5, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that the Government of Canada had tabled its proposed Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act (the "Proposed Act").
Blaney McMurtry LLP
As was previously mentioned in the July 2014 issue of Blaneys on Immigration, on June 20, 2014, the Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, announced changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program ("TFWP").
Green and Spiegel LLP
The Government of Canada is preparing to transform Canada’s immigration program with "Express Entry", a new immigration recruitment model.
Miller Thomson LLP
Canada has a long tradition of promoting family reunification in Canada. In fact, it is an express objective of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act to see that all families are reunited in Canada.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Temporary Foreign Worker program was a popular program with employers in Canada. For some employers, it was favoured because it delivered a large number of low cost motivated employees on an expedited basis.
Miller Thomson LLP
Are you ready to sponsor your parent or grandparent in 2015?
Miller Thomson LLP
Having recently celebrated Citizenship week (Oct. 13-19), it is worth addressing a rather frequent topic of discussion concerning Canadian citizenship - the much maligned "anchor baby".
Green and Spiegel LLP
The live-in caregiver program provides a pathway to permanent residency for qualified applicants who come to Canada to provide needed child and elder care services.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The Government of Canada announced that it will no longer issue visas in the worker, student or visitor categories to residents of countries facing widespread Ebola outbreaks.
Karas & Associates
The Federal Government published Operational Bulletin (OB) 575, which expands guidelines for immigration officers assessing Work Permit applications.
Kranc Associates
Ever since the ‘Royal Bank Scandal’ in 2013, the Canadian immigration system continues to implement further guidelines, restrictions, requirements and constraints for employers.
Green and Spiegel LLP
On October 6, 2014 the United States Supreme Court made a landmark decision on the subject of gay marriage, by making no decision at all.
McInnes Cooper
On June 20, 2014 the Federal Government announced a major overhaul of Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Quebec’s Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) will reopen on January 5, 2015.
McLennan Ross LLP
On September 12th and 18th, 2014, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) released new versions of the Labour Market Impact Assessment application forms.
Stringer LLP
This spring, the Government of Canada announced significant changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
Miller Thomson LLP
In early 2015, the government will launch a new active recruitment model known as the "Express Entry" system.
Kranc Associates
Canada has announced that it has entered into yet another free trade agreement - this time with South Korea, and this time, with some ‘new and improved’ immigration provisions.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has updated the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) application forms.
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Green and Spiegel LLP
The live-in caregiver program provides a pathway to permanent residency for qualified applicants who come to Canada to provide needed child and elder care services.
Miller Thomson LLP
In early 2015, the government will launch a new active recruitment model known as the "Express Entry" system.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Temporary Foreign Worker program was a popular program with employers in Canada. For some employers, it was favoured because it delivered a large number of low cost motivated employees on an expedited basis.
Miller Thomson LLP
The summer is always a busy time for immigration reforms. This summer brought in significant changes to Canada's citizenship laws.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The last few years has seen some major changes to the rules governing the ability of Canadian employers to bring temporary foreign workers into Canada.
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
Unlike virtually every other developed country, the United States bestows upon its citizens the unique pleasure of being taxed on their worldwide income, regardless of where that income is earned.
FWCanada Inc.
Canada Needs Teachers: University Professors, Lecturers and Early Childhood Educators on New Federal Skilled Worker Eligible Occupation List.
FWCanada Inc.
Instead of using the National Occupation Classification to distinguish jobs as the LMO process did, the LMIA process will be based on wages.
Kranc Associates
Currently, there are essentially three programs by which skilled workers can seek permanent residence (in addition to provincial programs).
FWCanada Inc.
You are a registered nurse and are interested in applying for Canadian permanent residence. Great news!
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