Canada to Reject Refugees with Claims in Other Countries

Canada to Reject Refugees with Claims in Other Countries

A lot of asylum seekers are making their way through the Canada borders after the US have their claims as such the Canadian government has made a move to restrict such asylum seekers from entering the country. This crossings, especially through the US-Canada border, has become a controversial political issue. On Monday evening, amendments with […]

Ontario to Implement Legal-Aid Program for Immigrants and Refugees

Ontario to Implement Legal-Aid Program for Immigrants and Refugees

As Canada’s pre-election budget is to be presented tomorrow, Tuesday 19 March, Caroline Mulroney, Ontario Attorney-General, is urging the federal government to be wholly responsible for the province’s legal-aid program for immigrants and refugees which is expected to cost $45-million. The costs attached to the provision of immigration and refugee services have taken a giant […]

Caregivers Offered Pathway to Canada’s Permanent Residence

Caregivers Offered Pathway to Canada’s Permanent Residence

Caregivers can now enter Canada with the members of their family as well as get permanent residence as the two immigration pilot programs are being launched by the Trudeau government. The new programs are designed to help caregivers in a variety of ways including removal of barriers that prevent families of caregivers from joining them […]

Canada Proposes Program Set to Boost New Entrepreneurs

Canada Proposes Program Set to Boost New Entrepreneurs

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) have launched a national call for proposals regarding Settlement and Resettlement Programs for newcomers as a show of its dedication towards ensuring A-level settlement services in the country. Since the last national call for proposals (CFP), several adjustments have been made to the CFP intake process to allow optimum […]

Expression of Interest Numbers Unveil Immigration Appeal for Quebec

Expression of Interest Numbers Unveil Immigration Appeal for Quebec

On September 18, 2018, a portal called Arrima was introduced to aid the management of profiles which were submitted to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program after the Expression of Interest was introduced by the former government which lost the election to Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) on October 1, 2018. With this Expression of Interest system, […]

Post-Graduation Work Permits’ Application Period Extended by Canada

Post-Graduation Work Permits’ Application Period Extended by Canada

On Thursday, February 14, the Canadian government made a huge announcement in favor of international students in the country. After receiving notice of graduation, international students who want to remain in Canada as holders of Post-Graduation Work Permits (PGWP) henceforth have 180 days – six months to apply and the used-to-be necessary valid study permit […]

Canada’s Visa Sponsorship Form Tagged “Discriminatory”

Canada’s Visa Sponsorship Form Tagged “Discriminatory”

Hundreds of immigrants in Canada are expressing their disappointment and frustration over an online visa application form with which they could sponsor either their parents or grandparents to migrate to Canada. The form which was available on the first-come-first-served basis was branded “discriminatory” by unhappy applicants as it was available online for less than 10 minutes. […]

Canada’s Immigration Goals get Global Attention

Canada’s Immigration Goals get Global Attention

Canada has been on a global spotlight since it set a goal of issuing more than one million new permanent residency status before 2021 runs out. Media reports contain highlights of the three-year goal, which has made the country outstanding. A CNN report noted that while some Western countries like the US are doing a […]

Canada’s Biometric Program Challenging for Students

Canada’s Biometric Program Challenging for Students

Students intending to fulfill their dreams of studying in Canada should know that the country now requires the biometric information of the applicants for all of its visas. The program was recently rolled out for the second phase for countries in the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Asia. The first phase covered countries in Europe, Africa, […]

Canada Extends its Biometric Rule to More Countries

Canada Extends its Biometric Rule to More Countries

With effect from December 31, 2018, Canada’s newly-introduced biometric — being the fingerprint and photo — requirement, will be extended to countries in the Americas, Asia, and the Asia Pacific. This project started in late July when Canada introduced the biometric program to citizens of European, African and Middle Eastern countries. The introduction of the […]