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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

Canada Creates New Pathway to Permanent Residency

Canada Creates New Pathway to Permanent Residency On April 14, 2021, Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced plans to create a new pathway for permanent residency (PR) for essential workers, international graduates, and French speakers who are currently in Canada. Streams There will be a total of 3 pathways, to make up a [...]

By |2021-04-23T14:50:11+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Canada Creates New Pathway to Permanent Residency

Caregiver Visa Applications to be Prioritized for 2021

Caregiver Applications to be Prioritized for 2021 On April 15, 2021, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that they will prioritize 6000 Caregiver applications by the end of 2021. They have also indicated that they will process 1500 of those by June 30, 2021. IRCC is promoting the message that Caregivers from abroad [...]

By |2021-04-23T13:27:24+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Caregiver Visa Applications to be Prioritized for 2021

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

First Express Entry Draw of 2021

First Express Entry Draw of 2021! The first Express Entry draw of 2021 occurred on January 6, 2021. Immigration Refugees, Citizenship Canada’s (IRCCs) draw #171 was a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) only draw, which invited 250 candidates, with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 813. CRS Score Distribution as of January [...]

By |2021-01-08T13:23:05+00:00January 8th, 2021|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on First Express Entry Draw of 2021

Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program Issues Invitations for 2020 Intake!

Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program Issues Invitations for 2020 Intake! IRCC began sending invitations to apply to applicants who applied for the 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program in the fall. Applicants should check their email accounts regularly throughout the week. Once you receive an invitation, please ensure that you have all the documents and [...]

By |2021-01-08T12:55:58+00:00January 8th, 2021|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program Issues Invitations for 2020 Intake!

Pre-departure COVID-19 Testing for Air Travelers Entering Canada 

Pre-departure COVID-19 Testing for Air Travellers Entering Canada In an effort to continue to reduce the spread of COVID-19, especially in light of the recently announced confirmed cases of the UK COVID-19 Variant in Ontario, the Government of Canada is taking pre-emptive actions to protect the health and safety of Canadians. The federal government is now [...]

By |2021-01-05T15:28:19+00:00January 5th, 2021|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Pre-departure COVID-19 Testing for Air Travelers Entering Canada 

Immigrating to Canada When You Are Illegal in Your Country of Residence

Immigrating to Canada When You Are Illegal in Your Country of Residence One of the most common immigration questions is “Can I immigrate to Canada even though I am living illegally, without status in another country? Many individuals, across the globe, are residing without legal status and many want to move to Canada, knowing [...]

By |2021-01-01T13:54:48+00:00January 1st, 2021|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Immigrating to Canada When You Are Illegal in Your Country of Residence
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