Last week the Liberal Party introduced a new immigration strategy. According to it, about 1 million immigrants will become permanent residents of Canada by 2020. Among that amount of newcomers, a large percentage will include family members, refugees, and economic migrants. Ahmed Hussen, Immigration Minister, has explained this “ambitious” immigration plan as a help with Read Full Post
In June 2017, the Canadian government put in force a new visa program. It is known as the Global Talent Stream, which allows high-growth innovative companies to bring in foreign talent easier. This pilot project was designed to mitigate Canada’s shortage of tech professionals. According to the plan, the final decision on the case for Read Full Post
The Honourable Ahmed Hussein, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, announced the significant changes to the Citizenship Act through the adoption of Bill C-6. The changes take effect on October 11, 2017. Here are the key changes made to the Citizenship Act: • Applicants must be physically present in Canada for 3 out of 5 Read Full Post
Canadian government published the statistics of the international newcomers by their citizenship comparing the number of work permit holders in 2002 and 2016. According to the statistics, the number of Australian and British workers increased significantly (from 4611 to 8848 and from 2205 to 4950 issued work permits accordingly), but the quantities of work permit Read Full Post
As it appeared in the September news, some cases of failure took place. The governmental decisions regarding claims or entries into Canada may be different and unpredictable, but we encourage our potential clients and all the visitors not to give up. If your application was rejected, you can always give another try, and make sure you do it with a professional by your side. Our office offers all kinds of services from the simple tourist visa to the whole immigration process.
If you have any issues or just not sure, if you can get your entry visa to Canada by yourself, please feel free to order our free assessment or the initial consultation.
In September 2017, the New York Times published the news about the latest changes in the U.S. immigration policy. All the American embassies around the world are now following the new rules of approving U.S. visas for visitors. Those newcomers, who require U.S. visa before entering the country, must provide their plans during the interview Read Full Post
IGK, International Gateway Kelowna, is one of the most popular and trusted ESL schools in Canada. Based in Kelowna, a city of vineyards and orchards, IGK provides an unforgettable experience of learning English within the variety of seasonal programs. Months of September and October are the most popular for wine and agricultural tourism in the Read Full Post
The government introduced legislation to implement the final phases of the data-collection system, to help catch social-benefit cheats, better track suspected terrorists, and identify people who remain in Canada past visa-expiration dates. Under the 2011 Perimeter Security pact, Canada and the United States agreed to set up coordinated systems to track the entry and exit information of travellers. For the moment, the system involves Read Full Post
Microsoft Canada office launched in a ceremony attended by the prime minister, premier and mayor, all of whom welcomed the U.S. multinational that will provide work for 750 employees when the office is fully staffed. But only 425 of the workers will be Canadian, and homegrown high-growth tech companies are objecting to what they say was a fast-tracked immigration process Read Full Post
April 18, 2016U.S. Consulates in Canada have temporarily suspended all visa processing for Third Country Nationals for the summer months of June, July and August. This suspension only applies to Third Country Nationals, Canadian applicants are unaffected. If you are a Third Country National with an appointment already scheduled during the summer months, your appointment Read Full Post