Mondaq Canada: Immigration
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Since Express Entry began on January 1, 2015, it has been necessary for prospective permanent residents to first receive an Invitation to Apply ("ITA") before submitting an application for permanent residence...
Immigration.ca
April 27, 2017 – The Canada Express Entry immigration system moved through many gears in 2016, as the federal government invited nearly 34,000 candidates to apply for Canada immigration. Read our review, insight and analysis. Includes graphics.
Immigration.ca
Summary: Immigration.ca conducts periodic live stream sessions each month on Face Book. Managing Partner Colin Singer discusses the latest developments in the Canadian immigration industry. This Live Stream session will include a question and answer period. Participants may submit their questions in advance by visiting our web site:https://secure.immigration.ca/forum
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
As of December 13, 2016, the cumulative duration limit of 4 years for a working visa no longer applies to all current and future work permit applications.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
The Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) offers Canadian citizens and permanent residents an opportunity to sponsor their parents or grandparents to immigrate to Canada as Canadian permanent residents.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Individuals seeking asylum in Canada from Mexico has been consistently rising since Trump has taken over one of the most powerful positions in the world today.
Immigration.ca
April 26, 2017 – Just one in 10 sponsors who expressed an interest in Canada immigration's Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program will get the chance to submit a full application.
Immigration.ca
April 24, 2017 – A new parliamentary committee report has made 24 recommendations on how the Canada immigration system can improve.
Miller Thomson LLP
For employers looking to fulfill their personnel needs, foreign workers can be a valuable resource.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Effective November 19, 2016, IRCC significantly overhauled the points allocation under the Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System and subsequently made further improvements in March 2017.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
In August 1, 2014, the statutory definition of "dependent child" in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations was amended from "less than 22" to "less than 19", reducing the number of family members eligible to apply to immigrate to Canada.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Family reunification is one of the pillars of Canada's immigration system. On December 17, 2016 the Government of Canada announced significant changes to its spousal sponsorship application procedures...
Green and Spiegel LLP
The Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) has implemented a Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST) of 15 per cent on the purchase or acquisition of an interest in a residential property location in the GGH by individuals who are not citizens or permanent residents of Canada or by foreign corporations and taxable trustees.
Dentons
Certain skilled workers can expect their Canadian work permit applications (and Canada visa applications, where applicable) to be processed within two weeks under a new program, beginning June 12, 2017.
Green and Spiegel LLP
April 19, 2017- Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 3,665 people to apply for Permanent Residence to Canada through Express Entry.
Green and Spiegel LLP
April 20, 2017- The province of Alberta and the federal government have teamed up to create a job program to encourage companies to hire Alberta skilled workers ahead of any foreign workers in 29 high wage jobs.
Immigration.ca
April 19, 2017 – Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 10th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 inviting 3665 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 415, an all-time record low CRS score for Express Entry.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
During the 2015 election, the Liberals promised that if elected, they would repeal the Conservative government's controversial changes made to the Citizenship Act under Bill C-24.
Immigration.ca
April 13, 2017 – Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 9th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 inviting a record 3,923 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 423, an all-time record low CRS score for Express Entry.
Immigration.ca
Immigration.ca conducts period live stream sessions each month. Managing Partner Colin Singer discusses the latest developments in the Canadian immigration industry. Live stream sessions typically include a live question and answer period.
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Green and Spiegel LLP
The Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has recently announced three substantial changes to the Express Entry System starting June 6, 2017.
Immigration.ca
Beginning June 6, 2017, the Canada immigration department will award points under the comprehensive ranking system in two new areas including strong French language ability, and having a sibling in Canada.
Immigration.ca
April 19, 2017 – Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 10th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 inviting 3665 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 415, an all-time record low CRS score for Express Entry.
Dentons
Certain skilled workers can expect their Canadian work permit applications (and Canada visa applications, where applicable) to be processed within two weeks under a new program, beginning June 12, 2017.
Immigration.ca
The Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness (MIDI) announced a maximum number of 5000 Skilled Worker Program applications submitted on line ("Mon projet Quebec"), will be accepted for its intake period in 2017. The period of reception will be revealed at a later date.
Immigration.ca
Lower scores and higher numbers of Canada immigration invitations (ITA's) have become a feature of the Canada Express Entry System during the first quarter of 2017. Read more for our analysis.
Immigration.ca
Beginning June 6, 2017, the Canada immigration department will award points under the comprehensive ranking system in two new areas including strong French language ability, and having a sibling in Canada.
Immigration.ca
April 5, 2017 - Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 8th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 58th overall, featuring a record lowest score of 431 and inviting 3753 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs.
Immigration.ca
April 13, 2017 – Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 9th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 inviting a record 3,923 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 423, an all-time record low CRS score for Express Entry.
Immigration.ca
Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 7th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 57th overall, inviting 3749 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs.
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