Canada’s immigration department is targeting a return to one-year standard processing for spousal applications by hiring staff and increasing office space. In an announcement on Friday March 5, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says additional resources will be aimed at the processing of overseas applications in the family class. “These added resources will help
Vaccines and new therapies to treat COVID-19 are already showing promise and will soon allow even more Indians to reunite with their loved ones and gain permanent residence in Canada as international travel restrictions loosen up. India is already the most important source of new permanent residents that come to Canada through family sponsorship programs,
India is the most important source of new permanent residents that come to Canada through family sponsorship programs, reveals data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. In 2019, India was the top country on a list of countries throughout the world that provided Canada with new permanent residents through these programs with 17,660 Indians being
Les parrainages familiaux sont toujours une source importante de nouveaux résidents permanents au Canada pendant la pandémie mondiale du COVID-19, car plus d’un quart des nouveaux arrivants ont déménagé ici dans le cadre de ces programmes. Au cours des 11 premiers mois de l’année dernière – le mois le plus récent pour lequel des chiffres
Ottawa sped up its processing of spousal sponsorship applications at the end of last year – but advocates say a lot more still needs to be done. Misha Pelletier, spokesperson for Spousal Sponsorship Advocates, says a lot of applicants under the spousal sponsorship program for permanent residency in Canada are still seeing delays of as
Ottawa is promising to accept up to three times as many new applications for the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) this year – and the Parents and Grandparents Super Visa will allow for even more family members to come to Canada. “For the 2021 program, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will conduct a new interest to
All invitations to apply for the 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) have been sent, according to Canada’s immigration department. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that all the invitations had been sent as of Monday January 11. Candidates who received an invitation now have 60 days to submit a full application. Those who
Canada has carried out the lottery draw for the 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is to notify the 10,000 sponsors selected to apply to the program over the next 10 days. The lottery selection program comes after prospective sponsors filled out the interest to sponsor form in the fall.