Canadian Immigration News Briefs for Mid-February 2014

CIC News
Published: February 12, 2014

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

New Regulations for Students to Take Force June 1

A number of new regulations for study permits and other international student programs were announced today, February 12. >>Read more...

Major Changes to Canadian Citizenship Act Announced Today

Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today revealed plans for comprehensive reforms to the Canadian Citizenship Act. >>Read more...

January 2014 Saw Double the Number of Canadian Citizenship Issuances

This past January, a total of 16,000 immigrants officially became Canadian citizens. >>Read more...

Visitors to Canada will be Automatically Considered for Multiple-Entry Visas

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced yesterday that visitors to Canada will now be automatically considered for a multiple-entry visa. >>Read more...

Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Cap Filled

After only a month, the Parent and Grandparent sponsorship program has reached the maximum number of applications that will be accepted this year. >>Read more...

New Temporary Foreign Worker Rules May Reduce Processing Times

According to the Globe and Mail newspaper, the Canadian government is preparing to enact new changes to the country’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). >>Read more...

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