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Alberta Limiting Temporary Foreign Workers but Plans to Launch Two Business PNP Immigration Streams for International Graduates

October 27, 2020 The Province of Alberta has announced that they are creating two new immigration streams for foreign nationals interested in Entrepreneur and Start-Up Ventures. This move is in line with other provinces, where tech jobs have been a major part of their Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP’s).  These programs are being implemented to [...]

By |2020-11-02T04:19:43+00:00October 28th, 2020|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Alberta Limiting Temporary Foreign Workers but Plans to Launch Two Business PNP Immigration Streams for International Graduates

Updates on Diversity Visa Green Card USA- 2022

On September 30, 2020, the DOS released instructions on how to apply for the 2022 DV Program. For FY2022, there are up to 55,000 Diversity Visas (DVs) that will be available. Registration began on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) and will conclude on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 12:00 [...]

By |2020-10-30T08:13:28+00:00October 26th, 2020|U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on Updates on Diversity Visa Green Card USA- 2022

Canada – U.S. Border Closure Extended Again!

As COVID-19 cases continue to soar in the U.S., the decision has been made to extend the U.S. Canada border closure for another 30 days, through to November 21, 2020. There are approximately 8 million+ cases of COVID-19 currently in the U.S. The U.S Canada border shutdown has been ongoing since March, with extensions every [...]

By |2020-10-30T08:12:17+00:00October 20th, 2020|Canadian Immigration, Breaking News, U.S. Immigration|Comments Off on Canada – U.S. Border Closure Extended Again!

Family and Friends Now Able to Enter Canada for Compassionate Reasons

As of October 8th, there is now compassionate entry for travellers and limited release from quarantine, that is not strictly for family under certain circumstances such as: Foreign nationals with dying relatives, Those attending a funeral, If you must care for a critically ill relative.   What is Compassionate Entry? There are exemptions that will [...]

By |2020-10-30T08:11:36+00:00October 20th, 2020|Canadian Immigration, Family Sponsorship|Comments Off on Family and Friends Now Able to Enter Canada for Compassionate Reasons

Relaxed Travel Restrictions for Extended Family

As of October 8th, Canada announced that they will be relaxing travel restrictions for extended family members if they are staying longer than 15 days and can meet all the requirements for admissibility. This comes after significant hardship on families unable to reunite due to travel bans into Canada. Canada recognizes the need to balance [...]

By |2020-10-30T08:10:16+00:00October 20th, 2020|Canadian Immigration, Family Sponsorship|Comments Off on Relaxed Travel Restrictions for Extended Family

Canada’s Express Entry Draw #165 on October 14, 2020!

On October 14th, Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted Federal Express Entry draw #165 under the Federal Skilled Workers (FSW) program. This was an all-program draw, with 4,500 invitations to apply (ITAs); making it one of the largest Express Entry draws ever. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score cut-off remained at 471, which was the [...]

By |2020-10-30T08:06:45+00:00October 19th, 2020|Canadian Immigration, Breaking News|Comments Off on Canada’s Express Entry Draw #165 on October 14, 2020!

Canada Conducts Another Express Entry Federal Skilled Worker All Program in Two Weeks!

On September 30th, Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted Express Entry draw #164 under the Federal Skilled Workers (FSW) program. This was an all-program draw, with 4,200 invitations to apply (ITAs) issued to candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 471, a one-point draw since the last Express Entry draw on [...]

By |2020-10-30T08:09:01+00:00October 7th, 2020|Canadian Immigration, Federal Express Entry Program|Comments Off on Canada Conducts Another Express Entry Federal Skilled Worker All Program in Two Weeks!

Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program To Canada Will Soon Accept Applications!

On October 5th, Minister Mendicino finally announced the plans to open the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) for 2020. The PGP is a program where Canadians or Permanent Residents can sponsor parents and grandparents to become permanent residents. In 2019, the online application opened up on January 28, 2019 and the annual limit was reached [...]

By |2020-10-30T08:03:44+00:00October 6th, 2020|Canadian Immigration, Family Sponsorship|Comments Off on Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program To Canada Will Soon Accept Applications!

Trump to Nominate New Justice Despite Election Being Six Weeks Away

September 22, 2020 With the recent news of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s passing, many of us are wondering who will ever fill the Notorious RBG’s shoes. Now, you could never tell that RBG was only 5’ 1” with her big personality and bigger views. Now the burning question is who will be able to fill [...]

By |2020-10-30T08:02:21+00:00September 23rd, 2020|U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on Trump to Nominate New Justice Despite Election Being Six Weeks Away

Canada Conducts Another Express Entry Federal Skilled Worker All Program in Two Weeks!

On September 15th, Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted draw #163 under the Federal Skilled Workers (FSW) program for Express Entry. This was an all-program draw, with 4,200 invitations to apply (ITAs) issued to candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 472, a three-point draw since the last draw on September [...]

By |2020-10-30T08:01:02+00:00September 17th, 2020|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Canada Conducts Another Express Entry Federal Skilled Worker All Program in Two Weeks!
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