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Ontario Holds Last Immigration Draws for 2020  

Ontario Holds Last Immigration Draws for 2020     Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program Nominations for 2020 The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) ended 2020 with a bang, after reaching its 2020 allocation of 8050 nominations made to applicants across all their immigration pathways, including 400 additional nominations through an in-year reallocation and 50 additional [...]

By |2020-12-30T10:33:34+00:00December 30th, 2020|Ontario Express Entry, Breaking News, Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Ontario Holds Last Immigration Draws for 2020  

Last Express Entry Draw of 2020!

Last Express Entry Draw of 2020! On December 23, 2020, Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held draw number 170, which is believed to be the last draw of 2020 under the Federal Skilled Workers (FSW) program. There were 5,000 invitations to apply (ITAs) issued to candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of [...]

By |2020-12-27T07:53:14+00:00December 27th, 2020|Canadian Immigration, Federal Express Entry Program|Comments Off on Last Express Entry Draw of 2020!

How To Get A Job Offer In Canada

How do I get a Job Offer from a Canadian Employer to Work in Canada?   This is the most asked question among immigrants trying to relocate to Canada. While there are immigrant categories where you will not need a job offer (see below), typically you will. There are a few options such as [...]

By |2020-12-17T11:30:26+00:00December 17th, 2020|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on How To Get A Job Offer In Canada

Express Entry Draw #168 – December 9, 2020

Express Entry Draw #168 – December 9, 2020! On December 9th, Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted Express Entry draw #169 under the Federal Skilled Workers (FSW) program. There were 5,000 invitations to apply (ITAs) issued to candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 469, which remained the same since [...]

By |2020-12-16T11:25:54+00:00December 15th, 2020|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Express Entry Draw #168 – December 9, 2020

USCIS Begins Accepting New DACA Applications

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Begins Accepting New Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Applications Following an order issued by U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis of the Eastern District of New York, effective December 7, 2020, USCIS has begun to accept first-time DACA applications under the “Dreamers” program.  Although the U.S. Department of [...]

By |2020-12-12T06:26:04+00:00December 12th, 2020|U.S. Immigration|Comments Off on USCIS Begins Accepting New DACA Applications

USCIS Policy Changes Regarding Schedule “A” Designations

On December 2nd, The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued policy guidance on Schedule A designations. What Are Schedule A Occupations? USCIS Policy On Schedule A Designations:  Schedule A designated occupations are pre-determined by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) as occupations that have a labor shortage. Essentially, DOL certifies they do not [...]

By |2020-12-14T13:11:32+00:00December 11th, 2020|U.S. Immigration|Comments Off on USCIS Policy Changes Regarding Schedule “A” Designations

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program Draw – December 2, 2020

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) International Skilled Workers (ISW) conducted a draw on December 1, 2020. You need a minimum score of 60 points out of 110 to apply under a SINP ISW sub-category. As of November 24th, the SINP started to issue up to an additional 10 points for candidates who are [...]

By |2020-12-11T10:54:28+00:00December 11th, 2020|Canadian Immigration, Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program|Comments Off on Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program Draw – December 2, 2020

Canadian Designated Learning Institutions Reopening to International Students During COVID-19 Pandemic

Canadian Designated Learning Institutions Reopening to International Students During COVID-19 Pandemic: As of October 20, 2020, there are many designated learning institutions (DLI’s) that have reopened and are allowing international students to travel to Canada, so long as they have been approved for a Canadian study permit and are travelling to Canada for a [...]

By |2020-12-10T12:10:33+00:00December 10th, 2020|Canadian Immigration, Canadian Post Graduates, Student Visas|Comments Off on Canadian Designated Learning Institutions Reopening to International Students During COVID-19 Pandemic

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program Adds Points for Bilingual French Speakers!

Effective November 24, 2020, the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) will provide additional criterion points to bilingual International Skilled Worker applicants. Up to 10 points can be claimed by those with both English and French language ability. Minimum Scored Required for SINP Program You need a minimum score of 60 points out of 110 [...]

By |2020-12-05T07:26:20+00:00December 5th, 2020|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program Adds Points for Bilingual French Speakers!

ArriveCan Now Required to Enter Canada

November 26, 2020 ArriveCan Now Required to Enter Canada As of November 21, 2020, all air travelers whose final destination is Canada must use the ArriveCAN mobile application when they are entering Canada. The app requires travelers to submit their travel and contact information, quarantine plan (unless they are quarantine exempt under the Mandatory [...]

By |2020-12-01T15:02:29+00:00November 27th, 2020|Breaking News, Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on ArriveCan Now Required to Enter Canada
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