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Q & A: Immigration Questions and Answers “2″

This newsletter, edited by David Cohen, contains information pertinent to applicants for immigration to Canada in the various categories. The information contained herein is a compilation of recent postings on the misc.immigration.canada newsgroup, and appendices which will vary in content from issue to issue. 1.1 Absence Following Landing Q1. I believe that one has nine […]

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Q & A: Immigration Questions and Answers “1″

This newsletter, edited by David Cohen, contains information pertinent to applicants for immigration to Canada in the various categories. The information contained herein is a compilation of recent postings on the misc.immigration.canada newsgroup, and appendices which will vary in content from issue to issue. 1.1 Work Experience/Intended Occupations Q. Will work experience as an assistant […]

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Historical Performance Statistics

Appendices Readers are reminded that the following statistics are historical, and do not necessarily reflect expected future performance of each respective office. Accurate determinations of such can only be made on an ongoing basis through continuous contact with a visa office. In addition, all numbers are averages, and will therefore be affected by extremes at […]

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About Immigration

2.1 Criminal Inadmissibility Section 19 of the Immigration Act makes certain persons inadmissible for immigration to Canada due to criminality. These can be classified into eleven categories as follows: A19(1)(c), A19(2)(a), A19(2)(b)(i) – persons convicted of offences within Canada under any Act of Parliament punishable by a maximum of ten years or more imprisonment; less […]

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Q & A: CCPE ASSESSMENT

Q: Is it correct that all computer professions categories don’t require CCPE assessment? Answer:That is correct. CCPE (Canadian Council of Professional Engineers) assessment is intended for applicants applying with an intended occupation within the field of Engineering, as defined by the Canadian Classification and Dictionary of Occupations. Although some computer professions may carry the title […]

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Q & A: CHANGES IN REGULATIONS/FEES

Question: There have been a couple of postings lately suggesting that visa application fees are going up. Is this true? If so, what will the new fees be, and from when? Will right-of-landing (the big $$$ one) be going up? Answer: As of January 1st, some fees will be increasing. In regard to permanent resident […]

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Q & A: EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION

Q: How can I get a temporary or visiting work permit for Canada? Do I need to have a job offer first? Are there varying permits based on the amount of time spent working in Canada? Answer: The process of obtaining an employment authorization (with a few possible exceptions) generally involves two essential steps. These […]

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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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