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Canadian Immigration News Briefs for June 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.

  Breaking: Temporary Moratorium on Some New Immigration Applications

Effective July 1, 2012, Citizenship and Immigration Canada will temporarily cease accepting new applications to the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) and Immigrant Investor programs. >>Read more…

Government Announces Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney introduced new legislation last week that will expedite the removal of certain foreign criminals from Canada, thus ensuring the continued safety and security of Canadians.  >>Read more…

Canada the Best G20 Country to be a Woman

Canada is the best country of all the G20 nations to be a woman in, according to a global poll of gender experts. >>Read more…

Temporary Foreign Worker Units to be Centralized

Effective July 1, 2012, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will be making the Temporary Foreign Worker Units (TFWUs) in Toronto and Montreal the sole points of contact for employers and/or their representatives. >>Read more…

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