It was a busy morning in the offices of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), which received 500 new applications for its International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-category in just a few hours after reopening on January 4. The speed at which this popular Canadian immigration sub-category opened and closed highlighted, once again, the necessity for potential applicants to be fully prepared at any moment to submit an application. [Read more…]
Certain prospective visitors to Canada are still encountering issues with the Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), an electronic document that is required for most visa-exempt visitors to Canada.
Over the holiday period, many accounts emerged of travellers facing delays, or missed flights, because they were not aware of the eTA requirement. First introduced in August, 2015, the eTA became mandatory for most visa-exempt visitors to Canada coming by air as of November 10, 2016. [Read more…]
Every month, Attorney David Cohen will answer a few general Canadian immigration questions submitted by our readers. These questions cover immigration programs, eligibility, processing, language requirements, investing in Canada, landing, admissibility, studying in Canada, working in Canada, and much more. Here are this month’s questions and answers. [Read more…]
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Welcome to CanadaVisa Social! Thanks to you, 2016 was our best year yet for social engagement — and we want to make 2017 even better. This year promises to be an important one in the world of Canadian immigration, and we’re going to make sure you get the latest news and information as it happens.
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Canada has a tremendous opportunity to become the foremost educational hub globally, but first it needs to stop confusing those international students who wish to study here. [Read more . . .]
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A total of 2,878 candidates in the Express Entry pool, as well as many of their accompanying family members, are another step on the way to obtaining permanent resident status in Canada after a draw that took place on December 22. Candidates in the pool with 475 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points were issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA), and these candidates now have 90 days to submit a complete application, including supporting documents. [Read more…]
2016 has been a remarkable year, and 2017 promises to bring even more positive news for individuals and families immigrating to Canada
Canadian immigration programs can be segmented into three broad categories, namely the economic programs, the Family Class programs, and refugee/humanitarian programs. In all three categories, 2016 can be described as an exceptional year. The new Liberal government saw opportunities to improve programs across the board and, by working in tandem with provincial partners, they managed to increase the number of new arrivals, reduce processing times, and give more people the opportunity to fulfil their life dream of coming to Canada. [Read more…]
The Campbell Cohen Immigration Network is excited to announce the launch of Canada Study News, a monthly newsletter dedicated to the Canadian education scene. A world of opportunities is available to international students and those considering studying in Canada, and now there is a news source where all these opportunities are brought into focus. [Read more…]