Canada is to offer Post Graduation Work Permit holders the chance to qualify for an Open Work Permit to help gather the experience they need to qualify for permanent residence. A new public policy announced by Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino on Friday January 8 is aimed at former international students who had their opportunity to
Foreign nationals hoping to immigrate to Canada in 2021 will be able to take advantage of five ways to gain their permanent residence once Covid-19 border restrictions are lifted. Certainly, the country is eager to boost its levels of immigration. During the pandemic, Canada’s federal government increased its immigration targets for the next three years.
Canada will begin accepting permanent residence applications on Monday December 14 from refugee claimants who helped care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Two new public policies were published on Wednesday December 9 outlining the details of the new pathways to permanent residence, which were originally announced on August 14. The public policies include one
Iran slipped to the number 11 spot in the rankings of countries that are top sources of new Canadian permanent residents during the first half of 2020. In 2019, 6,055 Iranians became new Canadian permanent residents, putting the country in the top 10 most important sources of new Canadian permanent residents. But as the COVID-19
Canada has announced a new open work permit and two pathways to permanent residency aimed specifically at Hong Kong residents. The move comes in response to China’s imposition of a controversial national security law earlier in 2020, giving it broad new powers in Hong Kong. Canada is also enhancing existing programs to help people from
Ousted from its spot as one of the top 10 most important sources of new Canadian permanent residents, South Korea slipped to number 12 during the first six months of this year. COVID-19 and the international travel restrictions that came with it greatly reduced the number of South Koreans who were able to make Canada
Syria remains one of the most important sources of new Canadian permanent residents even during the COVID-19 global pandemic. In the first half of this year, the Middle Eastern country dropped from the seventh to the ninth spot in the rankings of the most important sources of new Canadian permanent residents by country of citizenship.
Google searches on ‘how to move to Canada’ once again spiked in the U.S. during the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden this week. The petty arguments on show, particularly from the incumbent Republican president, left many Americans considering the move north instead of four more years of Trumpian politics. With Trump
Brazil rose up the rankings of most important sources of new Canadian permanent residents during the first half of this year. In 2019, Brazil was in the number 12 spot on that list. By the end of June, the South American country had climbed to number seven as the COVID-19 global pandemic restricted the travel
The Philippines is Canada’s most third-most important source country for new immigrants and so there are many options for Filipinos who wish to apply for permanent residence in Canada. During the second quarter of this year, immigration to Canada slowed to a trickle due to international travel restrictions imposed during the height of the COVID-19