A total of 2,878 candidates in the Express Entry pool, as well as many of their accompanying family members, are another step on the way to obtaining permanent resident status in Canada after a draw that took place on December 22. Candidates in the pool with 475 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points were issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA), and these candidates now have 90 days to submit a complete application, including supporting documents. [Read more…]
Archives for December 2016
2016 has been a remarkable year, and 2017 promises to bring even more positive news for individuals and families immigrating to Canada
Canadian immigration programs can be segmented into three broad categories, namely the economic programs, the Family Class programs, and refugee/humanitarian programs. In all three categories, 2016 can be described as an exceptional year. The new Liberal government saw opportunities to improve programs across the board and, by working in tandem with provincial partners, they managed to increase the number of new arrivals, reduce processing times, and give more people the opportunity to fulfil their life dream of coming to Canada. [Read more…]
The Campbell Cohen Immigration Network is excited to announce the launch of Canada Study News, a monthly newsletter dedicated to the Canadian education scene. A world of opportunities is available to international students and those considering studying in Canada, and now there is a news source where all these opportunities are brought into focus. [Read more…]
The government of Manitoba has released a new Labour Market Strategy for immigration through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). This province, located in central Canada, has been an increasingly popular destination for newcomers to Canada over recent years, principally due to plentiful job opportunities and a high standard of living.
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Earlier this month, Attorney David Cohen presented a free webinar on the recent changes to the Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System. If you attended the webinar and want to review the material, you can now do so through the magic of YouTube. And if you missed Attorney Cohen’s presentation on December 8, don’t worry, the whole webinar — including the question and answer session — is now online!
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The next application cycle for the popular Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) for immigration to Canada will operate under a new processing system, whereby potential applicants have a window of opportunity to register their interest, but may only submit an application if invited to do so by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). [Read more…]
Le programme de parrainage des parents et grands-parents change son système de « premier arrivé, premier servi » pour un système d’invitations pour le prochain cycle de demandes de 2017.
Le prochain cycle de demandes pour le très populaire programme de parrainage des parents et des grands-parents fonctionnera selon un nouveau système, où les candidats potentiels auront une l’opportunité de manifester leur intérêt pendant une période déterminée. Cependant, ils ne pourront soumettre une demande seulement s’ils sont invités à le faire par Immigration, Réfugiés et Citoyenneté Canada (IRCC). [Read more…]
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that, effective immediately, the four-year cumulative duration rule will no longer apply to temporary foreign workers in Canada. This rule, also known as the “four-in, four-out” rule, meant that certain foreign workers became ineligible to work in Canada for four years upon completion of four years of work in Canada. [Read more…]