Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government got the vote of confidence it needed from Canadians Monday to form another minority government, paving the way for an even greater push for more immigration to the country. The ruling Liberal Party of Canada pledged many improvements to the immigration system on the campaign trail. As it became
South Africans hoping to gain permanent residency in Canada under the Start-Up Visa program are enjoying a level of success that is nothing short of remarkable. An amazing 90 per cent of South African applicants to Canada’s Start-Up Visa program are accepted, far in excess of the average overall acceptance rate of 38 per cent,
Ottawa is willing to give open work permits within the next month or so to tens of thousands of applicants for permanent residency in Quebec who have seen their applications held up by lengthy processing delays. Quebec’s provincial government and several organizations within the francophone province have asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to provide
Quebec’s immigration minister is calling on Ottawa to put an end to the lengthy delays in processing applications for permanent residency to the francophone province. “It is deplorable that the delays are so long for these immigrants – who have already been selected by Quebec – to get their permanent residency,” tweeted Quebec Immigration Minister
2015-02-12 | 2015 FC 172 | IMM-5323-13 Barua v Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) Principle Established: A foreign national applying for a work permit with the intention of eventually becoming a permanent resident can be validly excluded from Canada if it seems likely that he will not leave Canada upon the expiration of his work permit.
2015-01-06 | 2015 FC 13 | IMM-3613-13 Ebi v Canada (Citizenship and Immigration) Principles Established A settlement between an applicant and CIC does not constitute a court ordered settlement under 87.4(2) of the IRPA. An immigration decision made by operation of law cannot be contested on grounds of procedural fairness. Facts Ebi applied for judicial review of
2015-02-18 | 2015 FC 206 | IMM-446-14 Asoyan v Canada (Citizenship and Immigration) Principle Established Once an applicant indicates that she is having trouble receiving e-mails from CIC, it is CIC’s duty to ensure that the applicant receives all subsequent e-mails. Facts Asoyan applied for judicial review of CIC’s decision to reject her application for permanent residency.
2015-01-16 | 2015 FC 67 | IMM-4516-13 Ijaz v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration) Principle Established In the context of education received in a foreign country, there is ambiguity in the IRP regulations concerning whether educational qualification points should be awarded based on equivalent years of education or equivalent completed degrees. Facts Ijaz applied for judicial review of
Le NPD a critiqué les récents changements apportés au programme de travailleurs étrangers temporaires qui forceront beaucoup de gens en attente de résidence permanente à quitter le pays, et a demandé au gouvernement canadien de leur accorder une prolongation de séjour. Les modifications exigent que tous les travailleurs étrangers temporaires qui ont travaillé au Canada
Des milliers de pétitionnaires protesteront sur la Colline du Parlement le 1er mars, exhortant le gouvernement pour un audit de Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada, qui a un arriéré d’environ 10 000 demandes d’immigration des conjoints. Les pétitionnaires disent les longs retards mettent leur vie en attente, car ils doivent attendre tout en étant sans emploi