Earlier this month, CICNews.com published a series of in-depth articles covering the latest report on the Express Entry selection system for immigration to Canada. Based on all reports provided thus far, we can confirm that the number of candidates in the pool residing outside Canada who received Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residence in the latter half of 2015 increased significantly. [Read more…]
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Earlier this month, the United States department of Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reached the congressionally mandated H-1B cap for the fiscal year. The filing period ended on April 7, 2016. [Read more…]
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Since the Express Entry selection system for immigration to Canada was first introduced in January, 2015, candidates have speculated about the make-up of the pool, but no candidate ever fully knew its structure. Now, since the recent publication of an enlightening Express Entry report, the inner workings of the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) can be revealed. [Read more…]
Have you ever wondered which provinces have selected the most candidates since Express Entry was launched?
The provinces of Alberta, Ontario and British Columbia were the most popular destination provinces among applicants for immigration to Canada through Express Entry, while Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan have been very active in attracting newcomers through the immigration selection system, which was launched last year. [Read more…]
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French-speaking candidates are exempt from intake cap
Canadian province also opens Entrepreneur and Self-Employed categories
The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program, one of the most popular immigrant investor programs in the world, will reopen next month. This 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…]