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Express Entry proof of funds increases for 2022
Canada has updated the proof of settlement funds requirement for Express Entry candidates.  These changes apply to Express Entry candidates i...
20 May 2022
Immigration Backlog has now Exceeded 2 million Applications
Immigration Canada’s processing inventory now stands at more than two million applications This is a significant increase of 200,000 from IRC...
17 May 2022
Changes to IRCC’S Medical Inadmissibility Policy and Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (“IRPR”)
On June 1, 2018, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada introduced a temporary public policy (Temporary Public Policy Regardi...
10 May 2022
Express Entry Reopens July 2022 and New PGWP Extensions
Today, Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced that Express Entry draws will resume in early July, and the v...
22 April 2022
Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Permit
In order to address Canada’s worker shortage, IRCC has eased the rules of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to allow more workers to come ...
21 April 2022
Increase in permanent residence fees effective April 30, 2022
 On April 30, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is increasing fees for all permanent residence applications....
18 April 2022
Spousal Sponsorship Applications’ Processing Times, to Improve in 2022.
Since the commencement of the COVID-19 pandemic, processing time for spousal sponsorships have been heavily affected. The delay in the finalization...
15 April 2022
Canada welcomes over 108,000 permanent residents in early 2022
On March 31, 2022, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Sean Fraser announced that IRCC has surpassed its goal to make 147,000 pe...
5 April 2022
NEW PGWP Requirements For Leave of Absence
On January 10, 2022, the instructions for a Post Graduate Work Permit (“PGWP”) application on the Government of Canada website were upd...
26 January 2022
IRCC experiences backlog of over 1.8 million applications.
The global pandemic has had significant impacts on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s operations. Since March 2020, applications ...
24 January 2022

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