Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has performed the sixteenth, and latest, draw from the Express Entry pool on September 8, 2015, issuing 1,517 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to candidates in the pool with 459 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. [Read more…]
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In 1979, as thousands of Vietnamese were attempting to flee a region in disarray and a totalitarian regime, deputy Canadian immigration minister John Manion brought the manuscript of None is Too Many: Canada and the Jews of Europe 1933-1948, to Ron Atkey, the immigration minister. This document catalogued how Canada had largely rejected Jewish refugees from Europe over the course of, and even after, the period of Nazi rule in central Europe. ‘This should not be you,’ Mr. Manion reportedly told Mr. Atkey. >>Read more . . .
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On October 19, Canadians will vote in a federal election. With just a few weeks to go and with the latest polls suggesting a tight race, issues surrounding immigration, settlement and citizenship are coming to the fore — not only among Canadian voters, but also among immigrants and those interested in immigrating to Canada over the next few years. [Read more…]
One of the world’s most popular immigrant investor programs, the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program, reopened for applications this week. This popular Canadian immigration option allows qualified immigrant investors and their dependent family members the opportunity to obtain Canadian permanent residence by investing CAD$800,000 risk-free through an approved financial intermediary. [Read more…]
Connu comme étant l’un des programmes investisseurs les plus populaires au monde, le Programme des Immigrants Investisseurs du Québec, a rouvert ses portes la semaine dernière. Cette option d’immigration populaire permet aux investisseurs qualifiés ainsi qu’à leur famille à charge d’obtenir la résidence permanente canadienne en investissant 800,000 dollars canadiens sans risque à travers un intermédiaire financier agréé. [Read more…]
Over the last few weeks millions of students around the world have received GCSE O-Level and A-Level results. With this highly sought-after credential in hand, a large number of ambitious students are seeking to continue on to higher education, with many looking abroad for the best opportunities. [Read more…]
Every month, Attorney David Cohen will answer a few general Canadian immigration questions submitted by our readers. These questions cover immigration programs, eligibility, processing, language requirements, investing in Canada, landing, admissibility, studying in Canada, working in Canada, and much more.
Here are this month’s questions and answers. [Read more…]
Did you know that the CanadaVisa social media network has drawn followers from almost every country in the world? People from far and wide, representing diverse cultures and communities in every corner of the world, are joining the conversation. Together, they have created a truly global community. [Read more…]
The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that have taken place over the past couple of weeks.
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