On January 2nd, 2013 Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) began accepting applications for permanent residence under its widely anticipated Federal Skilled Trades Program. The program is quota based and limited to 3000 applications per year with sub quotas in many of the 43 targeted occupations. Requirements Eligibility under the Federal Skilled Trades Class is assessed
Current Canadian immigration policy offers temporary and permanent residence under more than 65 programs divided between the Federal and Provincial governments. There are 11 skilled worker immigration programs in Canada including the Federal Skilled Worker Program and 10 provincial programs. Each program operates under different criteria using a Demand Occupation List and a quota system.
The rights of applicants applying for immigration status to Canada are often enhanced when represented by effective legal counsel. If you intend to hire the services of a professional to represent your interests before the Canadian immigration authorities, only Attorneys who are members in good standing of a Canadian Law Society or Consultants who are