17 August 2022

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New PR Pathway for Overseas Family Members of the Canadian Victims of Ethiopian and Ukrainian Air Disasters

New PR Pathway for Overseas Family Members of the Canadian Victims of Ethiopian and Ukrainian Air Disasters

by AKM Law
On August 3, 2022, IRCC implemented a pathway to permanent residence for the families of the victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 (ET302) and U...

9 August 2022

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New Special Measures for PGWP Holders (Expired or Expiring) Released and TR to PR Program

New Special Measures for PGWP Holders (Expired or Expiring) Released and TR to PR Program

by AKM Law
On August 2, 2022, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the implementation of special measures for former students wit...

22 July 2022

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Express Entry: ITAs up CRS down in new all-program draw

Express Entry: ITAs up CRS down in new all-program draw

by AKM Law
IRCC holds second all-program draw since July 6 after 18-month hiatus, during which Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) only invited...

20 July 2022

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Upfront Immigration Medical Examination are now Required for all Express Entry Applicants

Upfront Immigration Medical Examination are now Required for all Express Entry Applicants

by AKM Law
Recently, invitations to apply for Express Entry applications resumed on July 6, 2022. This comes after the extended hiatus in all permanent reside...

23 June 2022

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Changes to Open Work Permit for TR to PR Applicants

Changes to Open Work Permit for TR to PR Applicants

by AKM Law
Starting on June 6, 2022, the Government of Canada has implemented a new public policy that allows eligible individuals who applied for the pathway...

10 June 2022

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How will Canada’s new NOC system affect Express Entry applications?

How will Canada’s new NOC system affect Express Entry applications?

by AKM Law
Every ten years, the National Occupational Classification (NOC) undergoes a major structural revision of the Classification and the existing occupa...

17 May 2022

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Immigration Backlog has now Exceeded 2 million Applications

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...

10 May 2022

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Changes to IRCC’S Medical Inadmissibility Policy and Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (“IRPR”)

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...

22 April 2022

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Express Entry Reopens July 2022 and New PGWP Extensions

Express Entry Reopens July 2022 and New PGWP Extensions

by AKM Law
Today, Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced that Express Entry draws will resume in early July, and the v...

21 April 2022

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Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Permit

Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Permit

by AKM Law
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 ...

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