18 April 2022

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

8 June 2021

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Canada Opens 2 New Pathways to Permanent Residence for Hong Kong Residents

Canada Opens 2 New Pathways to Permanent Residence for Hong Kong Residents

by AKM Law
Minister Mendicino announced today that there are two pathways being offered for eligible Hong Kong residents in Canada who are workers or recent...

14 April 2021

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New pathway to residency for 90,000 essential workers and graduates

New pathway to residency for 90,000 essential workers and graduates

by AKM Law
Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino says his department is creating a new pathway to permanent residency for 90,000 essential workers and intern...

15 March 2021

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Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program to introduce an Expression of Interest System

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program to introduce an Expression of Interest System

On March 15, 2021, the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development announced that it will introduce an Expression of Interest system for ...

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