The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that have taken place since the beginning of this month. Our Canadian immigration news briefs bring you the latest news as it happens. When published, these articles are posted across our social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn.
The ninth draw from the Express Entry pool was performed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on May 22, 2015. A total of 1,361 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence were issued to candidates with 755 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. >>Read More
Many candidates in the Express Entry pool have noticed a boost in their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score this week. This was due to amendments made by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to the way in which points are awarded to candidates with Canadian work experience. >>Read More
The province of Ontario has announced details of a new Canadian immigration stream called ‘Opportunities Ontario: Human Capital Priorities Stream’, aligned the federal Express Entry immigration selection system. Ontario is Canada’s most populated province and home to the national capital city, Ottawa, as well as Canada’s largest city, Toronto. >>Read More
Long-awaited changes to Canada’s citizenship laws will come into effect this week, with the final reforms to the Citizenship Act in place as of Thursday, June 11. The reforms result from a package of measures passed by the Canadian Parliament last year. >>Read More
The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has opened its Express Entry category for Canadian immigration under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). This category enables the SINP to nominate individuals in Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Express Entry pool and who have the education, skilled work experience, language ability and other factors to help them to successfully establish and integrate into Saskatchewan’s labour market and communities. >>Read More
As of June 10, 2015, a number of new regulations have come into force regarding spousal, common-law, and conjugal partner sponsorship for Canadian immigration. >>Read More
The tenth draw from the Express Entry pool was performed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on June 12, 2015. A total of 1,501 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence were issued to candidates with 482 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. >>Read More