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Ottawa has published regulations to formalize changes to the Canada Citizenship Act following the recent passing of Bill C-6, which received Royal Assent on June 19, 2017. The regulations confirm the government's plan to phase in the new rules in stages, between now and early 2018, as we wrote previously.
The Ontario immigration office has announced it has paused registration for the OINP Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream. conducts periodic FaceBook LiveStream sessions each month. Join Managing Partner Colin Singer as he discusses the firm's re-launch of SkilledWorker, an in-house leader in foreign recruitment, to help Canadian employers locate top international talent from overseas to Canada.
July 24, 2017 - Indian newspapers are running ads shamelessly requesting brides for fraud marriages to exploit Canada's international student visa system.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On June 12, 2017, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ("IRCC") announced details of its Global Skills Strategy.
The Labour Party has made it clear that it will not support the ‘Great Repeal Bill' in its current form.
The UK government's policy paper setting out its offer to EU citizens and their families in the UK has been published.
Amereller Legal Consultants
The steps liberalizing the labor ban have not affected the immigration ban.
Arnstein & Lehr LLP
In the early afternoon of Friday, May 26th, IIUSA circulated its weekly report indicating the all-time high processing times, as stated below:
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Effective immediately, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will resume premium processing for select cap-exempt H-1B petitions.
Morgan Lewis
The US Department of State has released its August 2017 Visa Bulletin setting out per-country priority date cutoffs...
Green and Spiegel LLP
As of July 24, 2017, USCIS will resume accepting Premium Processing for several H-1B Cap-Exempt Petitions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In addition, USCIS re-numbered all List C documents except the Social Security card.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Supreme Court's decision on June 26 to take up the travel ban cases this fall, and in the meantime partially lift the injunction on the President's travel ban, has created renewed uncertainty...
Green and Spiegel LLP
Senior Associate Attorney and Manager of the Firm's U.S. Investors and Entrepreneurs Division, Matthew Galati (马修 加拉蒂) has been invited to provide his expertise in international migration...
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
US citizens living in Australia, and around the world, are finding themselves facing the very difficult decision to keep or renounce their US citizenship.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Good news is on the way for seasonal and short-term employers in need of additional qualified workers, as USCIS and the Department of Labor jointly announced that ...
Green and Spiegel LLP
This week, USCIS issued a new Form I-9 (edition date: 7/17/2017) that all employers must begin using for new-hire verifications starting on or after Monday, September 18, 2017.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) recently update the EB-5 Resources website with a comprehensive list of application materials for the EB-5 application process.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This issue continues to evolve, and we will continue to provide updates following breaking developments.
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June 28, 2017 – Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 16th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 inviting 3409 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 449, a significant increase from previous draws.
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The Cyprus Government has revised the criteria for granting the Cypriot citizenship, making it one of the most attractive schemes in the European Union.
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These changes risk making it more difficult for business to secure the right skills for the job on a long-term basis.
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Cyprus is considered to be a very popular international business centre in the European Union.
May 31, 2017 – Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 15th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 inviting 3,877 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 413, the lowest-ever for an all-program draw.
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July 3, 2017 – Changes to the Canada Citizenship Act Bill C-6 will come into force in stages with some taking place immediately, others in fall 2017 and the final modifications in early 2018. Our summary outlines when new changes will be made with comparisons to the old law.
July 12, 2017 – Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 17th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 67th overall, inviting 3,202 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 440, a decline from the previous draw.
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