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Canadian Immigration News Briefs for April 2012

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The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that took place or were announced over the last two weeks.

Accelerated Labour Market Opinion Program Announced Today

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) announced today plans for a new Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (A-LMO) initiative. This initiative is effective from 25 April 2012.  >>Read more…

Saskatchewan Seeks to Raise Provincial Nominee Limit

The Government of Saskatchewan has appealed to Federal authorities for the right to raise the amount of immigrants the province receives each year.  >>Read more…

Consultations to Begin for New “Start-Up” Entrepreneur Visa

Canadian Immigration and Culture Minister, Jason Kenney, announced today that consultations have begun regarding the possible creation of a new program for immigrant entrepreneurs. >>Read more…

Minister Kenney Announces Proposed Changes to Canadian Experience Class

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced today that Canadian Experience Class applicants who are currently residing in Canada as Temporary Foreign Workers will soon see their permanent residency applications expedited. >>Read more…