Mondaq Canada: Immigration
Miller Thomson LLP
Canada's new immigrant selection system for economic immigrants, Express Entry came into effect on January 1, 2015 and has dramatically changed our immigration program.
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.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has issued its fifth round of Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence, after completing a drawing of candidates from the new Express Entry immigration application management system.
Green and Spiegel LLP
On April 1, 2011 Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) introduced a four year "cumulative duration" limit on the length of time certain Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) could work in Canada.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
We are two months into the launch of Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s ("CIC") Express Entry system for managing certain applications for permanent residence.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
I previously reported that, since Express Entry began on January 1, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada ("CIC") had issued two rounds of Invitations to Apply ("ITAs").
FWCanada Inc.
After the global recession in 2008, Canada was hailed as an incredibly strong global economy due to the country’s economic health in the face of the shrinking economies of its allies.
Miller Thomson LLP
Minister of Immigration, Chris Alexander, continues to make the hiring of foreign workers difficult for Canadian employers.
FWCanada Inc.
This case is a reminder to note that inadmissibility to Canada can arise from several previous criminal convictions, and the circumstances of inadmissibility do not change the rules.
Chiaraotto Sultan
US employers planning to send their employees north of the border to Canada will have one extra hoop to jump through as of this Saturday, February 21, 2015.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Citizenship and Immigration Canada has issued its fourth round of Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence under the new Express Entry immigration application management system.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
USCIS Director León Rodríguez announced on February 24, 2015, that, effective May 26, 2015, the DHS is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B non-immigrants.
FWCanada Inc.
Officers at this POE conducted more than 173 immigration interviews that resulted in two Visitor Records, four Work Permits and eight voluntarily withdrawn applications to enter Canada.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Depuis 2012, le Ministère de l’immigration, de la diversité et de l’inclusion (MIDI) publie annuellement une liste des professions spécialisées en demande dans la province.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
Citizenship and Immigration Canada is expected to implement the Electronic Travel Authorization ("eTA") Program in April 2015.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The International Experience Canada (IEC) program is officially open for 2015.
FWCanada Inc.
While an LMIA is not strictly required for Express Entry, the candidates in the pool who have both a Canadian job offer and a positive LMIA are prioritized for permanent residency in the new program.
Immigration.ca
Colin Singer, immigration lawyer and managing partner at Immigration.ca, joins The Close to explain why he doubts few people will apply to Ottawa's newly-extended immigrant investor program.
Green and Spiegel LLP
On February 20, 2015 the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration invited 849 Express Entry candidates to apply for Permanent Residency in Canada.
McMillan LLP
In two recent alerts, we advised readers of new fees and obligations beginning February 21, 2015 that will affect work permit applications of Labour Market Impact Assessment exempt foreign workers under the International Mobility Program.
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Green and Spiegel LLP
On February 20, 2015 the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration invited 849 Express Entry candidates to apply for Permanent Residency in Canada.
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 has issued its fourth round of Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence under the new Express Entry immigration application management system.
Miller Thomson LLP
Minister of Immigration, Chris Alexander, continues to make the hiring of foreign workers difficult for Canadian employers.
FWCanada Inc.
Fortunately, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) provides ways to get around this work permit requirement!
FWCanada Inc.
Canada Needs Teachers: University Professors, Lecturers and Early Childhood Educators on New Federal Skilled Worker Eligible Occupation List.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
As previously discussed, Citizenship and Immigration Canada ("CIC") implemented its Express Entry system on January 1, 2015.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
On January 1, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada ("CIC") announced the new Express Entry ("EE") Program, a new permanent residence ("PR") system that aims to provide greater access for foreign nationals seeking PR and benefits for employers seeking workers.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Immigration Canada (CIC) has announced changes to Canada’s International Mobility Program (IMP).
Green and Spiegel LLP
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has indicated that the cap for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) stream was reached on October 20, 2014.
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