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Ontario Canada Requests Halt of International Students to the Province

Ontario Canada Requests Halt of International Students to the Province On April 30, 2021, the Canadian Federal Government announced that they are currently formalizing a request by Ontario Premier Doug Ford to suspend all incoming international students to Ontario. Currently, international students are exempt from Canada’s COVID-19 travel restrictions. In October 2020, the Canadian [...]

By |2021-05-05T05:13:21+00:00May 5th, 2021|Breaking News, Canadian Immigration, Canadian Post Graduates|Comments Off on Ontario Canada Requests Halt of International Students to the Province

Canada Suspends Flights from India

Canada Suspends Flights from India On April 22, 2021, at 11:30 p.m. (EDT), the Government of Canada suspended flights from India for a period of 30 days. Due to the disproportionally higher number of cases among individuals traveling on flights originating from India and Pakistan (by monitoring case data, and through mandatory testing upon [...]

By |2021-05-03T11:18:49+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Breaking News, Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Canada Suspends Flights from India

The U.S Travel Ban for India

The U.S Travel Ban for India The U.S has also announced they are suspending almost all travel from India starting on May 4, 2021, due to the COVID-19 surge in new cases that has hit the country. On April 30, 2021, President Joe Biden held a briefing to announce new travel restrictions from India [...]

By |2021-05-03T06:57:16+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Breaking News, U.S. Immigration|Comments Off on The U.S Travel Ban for India

Canada – USA Border Closure Extended May 21, 2020

Canada – USA Border Closure Extended May 21, 2021 Canada and the U.S. have agreed to extend the ban on nonessential travel between the United States and Canada through May 21, 2021. Government leaders in both countries first announced the border closure more than one year ago on March 21, 2020, and since then [...]

By |2021-05-02T13:16:48+00:00April 28th, 2021|Breaking News|Comments Off on Canada – USA Border Closure Extended May 21, 2020

First Express Entry Draw #177 – February 13, 2021

First Express Entry Draw #177 – February 13, 2021 On February 13, 2021. Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada’s (IRCCs) held draw #177. This was a Canadian Experience Class (CEC) Program only draw, which invited 27,332 candidates, with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of only 75. CRS Score Distribution as of February 8, 2021 As [...]

By |2021-02-15T12:35:49+00:00February 15th, 2021|Breaking News, Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on First Express Entry Draw #177 – February 13, 2021

New Immigration Programs for Hong Kong Residents

New Immigration Programs for Hong Kong Residents On February 4, 2021, the Minister of Immigration and Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC), Marco Mendicino, announced several new programs that will benefit residents of Hong Kong. Eligibility Starting on February 8, 2021, Hong Kong residents will be able to apply for a new 3-year open work [...]

By |2021-02-07T07:51:25+00:00February 6th, 2021|Breaking News, Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on New Immigration Programs for Hong Kong Residents

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  

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

Visa Application Centers in India Starting to Reopen!

November 26, 2020 Visa Application Centers in India Starting to Reopen! Great News for Indian Nationals who are applying for permanent residence in the family class as a spouse, partner, or dependent child as well as study permit applicants who plan to study at one of the approved DLIs in Canada. You can now [...]

By |2020-12-01T15:13:39+00:00November 27th, 2020|Breaking News, Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Visa Application Centers in India Starting to Reopen!

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!
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