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A collection of articles on immigration and about AKM Law Firm.

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
Canada Welcomes Record Number of Permanent Residents
In 2021, Canada welcomed more than 401,000 new permanent residents to Canada. This is the highest number of permanent residents that has ever been ...
7 January 2022
Ontario will Accept 100 Foreign Entrepreneurs for Permanent Residence
On December 14, 2021 the Ontario Minister of Labour, Monte McNaughton, announced a ground breaking new immigration stream for Ontario’s econo...
14 December 2021
AKM Law’s Precedent Setting Case - Evading Removal Does Not Automatically Result In Dismissal of Federal Court Matters
Daisy (Dongni) Sun, associate lawyer at AKM Law, successfully argued against the doctrine of unclean hands in a precedent making decision at the fe...
4 November 2021
Parents and Grandparents Program 2021 Reopens
On July 20, 2021, the Honourable Marco E. L. Medicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship announced that Immigration, Refugees and...
28 July 2021

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