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…]
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The historical narrative of North America is built on immigration. Both Canada and United States, and Mexico, for that matter, are largely populated by the sons, daughters, and other descendants of individuals and families who at one point made a major life decision to seek a new and better life far from home.
For many, this continent became their home away from home. [Read more . . .]
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The confusion surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel to that country from citizens of seven countries continues, creating havoc at U.S. airports and disappointment at ports of entry on the Canadian border.
On Monday evening, a Syrian permanent resident of Canada was denied entry to the U.S., despite Canada’s Immigration Minister having stated just the day before that Canadian permanent residents would not be adversely affected by the order, which was signed on January 27. [Read more…]
After a weekend of confusion following U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order to temporarily suspend immigration from seven specific countries, it now appears that dual citizens of those countries and Canada will be able to travel to the U.S. The countries in question are Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan, and Libya. The ban is due to run for 90 days, though in the case of Syrian refugees the ban is indefinite. [Read more…]
The details of an exciting new Canadian immigration program, the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program, have been announced. Through this program, around 2,000 newcomers may submit an application for permanent residence in 2017. The pilot program is set to last for three years, and involves the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. [Read more…]
Canada’s Express Entry immigration selection system continues to grow, giving more aspiring immigrants the opportunity to obtain permanent residence. The latest draw, which took place on January 25, issued Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to 3,508 candidates in the pool with 453 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. [Read more…]
A comprehensive report financed by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) projects that up to half of the Canadian population could be first generation immigrants and their children by the year 2036. [Read more…]