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Q & A: MAINTAINING PR STATUS

Q: Is it possible to have PR both in Canada and US? Answer: Although it is possible to be in possession of PR status in both countries, the requirements of such in each country will not allow you to legally maintain both indefinitely.

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Q & A: MEDICAL EXAMINATION/ASSESSMENT

Question: One of my friend is going to apply for PR. He has done an open heart surgery (bypass) three years ago. He is 40 years old and engineer. However, he is doing well and does NOT have health problem anymore. The question is that: 1. Could he get his PR if he applies regarding […]

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Q & A: SELECTION INTERVIEW/PERSONAL SUITABILITY

Q: I have an Interview for Permanent Residence in Canada, can anybody tell me what type of questions to expect? Also do I need to go to Canada immediately? Answer: Although you may expect questions to focus on your work experience and/or applicability of such in Canada in large part, there is no specific set […]

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Q & A: SPONSORSHIP

Q: Is it possible to sponsor a girl friend into Canada? She doesn’t work one of the jobs listed for independent PR….though she wants to, but then she doesn’t have any experience…. Answer: Unless you are engaged to be married, and willing to do so within 90 days of her landing in Canada, there are […]

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CHANGES TO QUEBEC SELECTION CRITERIA

On October 31 of this year, the Regulations affecting skilled worker applicants with intended destinations within Quebec were changed. A summary of the new selection criteria is presented below. QUEBEC INDEPENDENT CATEGORY CALCULATION FEES: Principal applicant CAD $300 Each accompanying dependent $100 These changes to the fees were implemented slightly prior to the implementation of […]

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VEGREVILLE SERVICE STANDARDS

The Canadian inland visa processing post in Vegreville, Alberta has released the following service standards applying to cases processed therein. Vegreville most commonly processes cases for inland sponsorship, or for various other internal permits and authorizations. For the following applications, notice of a decision (Approval-in-principle, refer to CIC, Refusal or Return to Client) shall be […]

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