CanadaVisa News Briefs For Mid-August, 2015

CIC News
Published: August 19, 2015

The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that have taken place since the beginning of this month. Our Canadianimmigration news briefs bring you the latest news as it happens. When published, these articles are posted across our social media channels, including FacebookTwitterGoogle+and LinkedIn.


• Select Operations For Quebec Immigration Moved From Mexico City Office To Montreal

The government of Quebec has announced that, as of July 24, 2015, select immigration operations have been moved from the Mexico City Quebec Immigration Office to Montreal. >>Read More

Quebec Makes Major Announcement on Skilled Worker Program for Canadian Immigration

Province seeks ‘objective, consistent and effective’ selection procedure. The government of Quebec has today made a significant announcement regarding the Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP), its flagship program for immigration to Canada. >>Read More

• Manitoba to Increase Funding for Newcomers’ Professional Settlement

New immigrants to Manitoba, as well as those thinking of moving to the province, received some good news today as the government of Manitoba allocated $3 million CAD for the Manitoba Start Program. The government aims to help newcomers to find work in their professional field. >>Read More

• Fourteenth Express Entry Draw: CIC Issues 1,402 Invitations to Apply For Canadian Immigration

The fourteenth draw for Canadian immigration through the Express Entry selection system was performed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on August 7, 2015. A total of 1,402 invitations to apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence were issued to candidates with 471 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. >>Read More

• Indian National Gets Second Chance to Immigrate to Canada

A citizen of India, D.C. Patel, has been awarded DAV $3,000 by a Canadian federal court — and given a second chance to submit an application for Canadian immigration — over “a failed email communication” on the part of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). >>Read More

• Fifteenth Express Entry Draw for Canadian Immigration: CRS Points Required Drops to 456

The fifteenth draw for Canadian immigration through the Express Entry selection system has been performed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on August 21, 2015. A total of 1,523 invitations to apply(ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence were issued to candidates with 456 or moreComprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. >>Read More

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