10 May 2022

Read More
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

Read More
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

Read More
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 ...

18 April 2022

Read More
Increase in permanent residence fees effective April 30, 2022

Increase in permanent residence fees effective April 30, 2022

by AKM Law
 On April 30, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is increasing fees for all permanent residence applications....

5 April 2022

Read More
Canada welcomes over 108,000 permanent residents in early 2022

Canada welcomes over 108,000 permanent residents in early 2022

by AKM Law
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...

24 January 2022

Read More
IRCC experiences backlog of over 1.8 million applications.

IRCC experiences backlog of over 1.8 million applications.

by AKM Law
The global pandemic has had significant impacts on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s operations. Since March 2020, applications ...

7 January 2022

Read More
Canada Welcomes Record Number of Permanent Residents

Canada Welcomes Record Number of Permanent Residents

by AKM Law
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 ...

14 December 2021

Read More
Ontario will Accept 100 Foreign Entrepreneurs for Permanent Residence

Ontario will Accept 100 Foreign Entrepreneurs for Permanent Residence

by AKM Law
On December 14, 2021 the Ontario Minister of Labour, Monte McNaughton, announced a ground breaking new immigration stream for Ontario’s econo...

15 July 2021

Read More
New Open Work Permit for TR to PR Applicants

New Open Work Permit for TR to PR Applicants

by AKM Law
Starting July 26, 2021, individuals who have applied for the recently opened pathway to permanent residency will be eligible for an open work pe...

2 July 2021

Read More
OIPNP: The Expression of Interest System is Open for the In-Demand Stream

OIPNP: The Expression of Interest System is Open for the In-Demand Stream

by AKM Law
As of June 28, 2021, the Expression of Interest system is open for the In-Demand stream. The Expression of Interest system is a points-based regi...

Address1 Yonge Street, Suite 1507 Toronto, Ontario M5E1E5