Canada has conducted its second all-program Express Entry draw since the coronavirus crisis took hold in March, issuing Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to 3,900 candidates to bring the total for 2020 over 61,071. The Aug. 5 draw required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 476, much higher than the most recent of the
Quebec Premier François Legault is looking at ways to give asylum seekers working in the province’s care homes a pathway to permanent residence. Government care homes – known as CHSLDs – are Quebec’s front line in the coronavirus pandemic, seeing thousands of cases and many deaths as a staffing crisis emerged in March and April.
Canada is seeing a steady rise in the number of new permanent residents through the Start-Up Visa Program. In 2019, the total number of new permanent resident approved admissions reached 510, more than double the 250 welcomed in 2018. The figures have been steadily increasing over the last five years for the program, which offers Canadian
2020-03-03 – The number of Study Permit holders in Canada increased to more than 640,000 in 2019, as the federal government’s policy of attracting more international students to study in Canada continued to bear fruit. The 2019 numbers are a 13 percent rise on 2018, and an 82 percent rise on the 2015 figure –
November 26, 2018 – Canada has seen an increase in the number of international students transitioning to permanent residence. More than 1,000 more former Study Permit holders became permanent residents in 2017 compared to 2016. Federal government figures show more than 9,400 former students became permanent residents in 2017, compared with 8,250 in 2016.
November 16, 2018 – Several Canada immigration developments have taken place in the last few months that may have an impact on: Canadian permanent residents; Canada Citizenship; Criminal inadmissibility/impaired driving offences, and Quebec Immigration programs. In the latest immigration.ca livestream video, Immigration Lawyer Colin Singer provides a round-up of the developments, and some analysis on
(Find Out How to be Selected) On January 31st; February 7th; February 21st and February 28th 2015 CIC completed rounds of invitations for permanent residence under Express Entry. Attorney Colin Singer discusses the policy implications. January 31st Invitations: CIC invited 779 skilled workers, including professionals in natural and applied sciences and industrial, electrical and construction
On January 1, 2015, the Government of Canada implemented the Express Entry Immigration system under the Economic Class including the Federal Skilled Worker Program. Under Express Entry, Federal Skilled Workers across 347 eligible occupations who meet minimum entry criteria, submit an expression of interest profile to the Express Entry Pool. The profiles of candidates in
This is applicable for applications received on or after January 01, 2015 for Permanent Residence Programs subject to Express Entry When completing their online Express Entry profile or Application for Permanent Residence (APR), foreign nationals would need to record a score for each language skill area (refer to Appendix A). The four language skill areas
Operational Bulletin 383 – February 01, 2012 The Introduction of the Downloadable IMM 5455 Supplementary Identification Form Summary This Operational Bulletin (OB) provides details about the new downloadable version of the Supplementary Identification Form (IMM 5455). Background The authorities use the Supplementary Identification Form (IMM 5455) for collecting client information. This information pertains to the