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Developments for Canada's Biometrics Program and the Multi-Year Immigration Levels Plans

Published on: Nov 12, 2018 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements, Canadian Visa

Introduction Canada is embarking on an expansion program for biometric data in preparation for December 31, 2018. This is the date when people from certain countries, including the Americas, Asia and the Asia Pacific will be required to provide biometric data if they apply for a Canada visa to visit the country or apply for a work or study permit. It's important to note that biometric…

The Third Quarter of 2018 Sees Records for the Express Entry Scheme

Published on: Oct 22, 2018 | Tags: Invitations to Apply (ITA), Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements

Introduction 22,800 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) was the pinnacle achieved in 2018's 3rd quarter, with July and September producing the record high points. As part of Canada Immigration between July and September 2018, the Express Entry economic immigration system enjoyed a record number of invitations to those non-Canadians wishing to apply for Canada permanent residency. The Express…

Bright Prospects for Parents and Grandparents Looking to Settle in Canada

Published on: Sep 10, 2018 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements, Canada eTA

Introduction Every year in Canada, families wishing to bring their parents and grandparents into the country under Canada immigration laws are looking to sponsor these family members so they can be accepted into the country. The Canadian government is currently aiming to improve the application intake system for parents and grandparents to endorse a greater number of applications in this…

What are the rules of using a Canada eTA?

Published on: Sep 06, 2018 | Tags: Canada eTA Rules, Canada Immigration

Introduction Obtaining a Canadian eTA gives travelers freedom to travel to Canada with ease compared to applying for a visa. However, there are still rules that must be followed if you want to keep your eTA valid. Although most of these are fairly straightforward, there are a few rules you might not know about. Be sure you know what you can and cannot do in Canada while holding a Canadian…

Canada Immigration and World Refugee Day

Published on: Jun 27, 2018 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canadian Refugee

Introduction Every year, World Refugee Day takes place on June 20 and this gives the Canadian government and citizens the opportunity to reflect on the world refugee crisis and the Canada immigration situation. Canada offers significant help to displaced and persecuted individuals who are in need of protection, housing and employment. The country has a well-established tradition of success…

The Canadian Intergovernmental Task Force Meets for the Ninth Time

Published on: May 01, 2018 | Tags: Canada eTA, Canada Visa, Canada Immigration

Introduction The ninth meeting of the Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration has recently taken place to discuss Canada Immigration and new ways to collaborate and tackle Canada immigration developments. Marc Garneau, the Chair of the Task Force, told the meeting's members that continued collaboration at national and provincial level was vitally…

Canadian Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force and Migration Flows

Published on: Apr 03, 2018 | Tags: Canada eTA, Canada Immigration

Introduction A further meeting of the Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force addressing Irregular Migration has recently taken place. The purpose was to assess progress and underline the challenging events being tackled in dealing with irregular migration. Key stakeholders are pulling out all the stops Marc Garneau, chairing the task force and himself…

Canada's Efforts to Dispel Future Illegal Immigration Waves

Published on: Feb 04, 2018 | Tags: Canada eTA, Canada Visa, Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements

Introduction While the United States is cracking down on illegal immigration and President Trump is taking a hard stance against anyone trying to cross the border without due authorization, the Canadian government harbors fears that this could have an impact on Canada immigration. Their concern is that illegal immigrants living in the U.S. could try to cross the border into Canada looking…

News from the Provincial Nominee Program and the Ad Hoc Task Force

Published on: Jan 23, 2018 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Canada Immigration

A step forward for Ontario in the Provincial Nominee Program For the forthcoming year if 2018, Ontario has announced an increase in the Provincial Nominee Program allocation. Numbers are set at 6,600 for immigrants who will now be nominated as part of the Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream. This figure, granted by the Canadian Government, is up on the 2017 allocation by 600. Invitations…

Canada's Parent and Grandparent Program Reopens for 2018

Published on: Jan 03, 2018 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Visa, Canada Entry Requirements

Introduction In Canada, the Family Class immigration program allows the country's citizens, and those who are permanently living in Canada, to sponsor their parents or grandparents to enter the country. This is part of the Parent and Grandparent Program, which will open again on January 2, 2018. This Canada immigration program is accepting submissions up to February 1, 2018. Aiming…