This week in Canadian immigration news, the Province of Ontario published their 2020 review; questions are raised as to whether the government of Canada is doing enough to help international students in Canada; the public policy on Excessive Demand becomes a regulatory proposal and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada provide clarity on implied status in Canada.
In partnership with ITC News, here are the top stories in Canadian immigration news for the week of April 5, 2021.
On April 8, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued an update confirming the change of the term implied status to maintained Status and offered additional clarification as to when you deemed to be on maintained status [read more]
EFFORTS MADE FOR EXCESSIVE DEMAND PUBLIC POLICY TO BECOME LAW
On March 27, 2021 in a Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement published in the Canada Gazette, the Department of Citizenship and Immigration identified fundamental issues with the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations take on the excessive demand element of medical inadmissibility and suggest regulatory amendments to implement a public policy in force since June 2018 [read more]
SHOULD THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT DO MORE TO HELP INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN CANADA
As the pandemic continues, measures need to be put in place from the Government of Canada to continuously support international students [read more]
ONTARIO PNP 2020: A YEAR IN REVIEW
The province of Ontario is Canada’s most popular destination for immigrants with many newcomers drawn to the bustling city of Toronto and its growing tech-jobs sector. As such, the province has a large quota for helping newcomers immigrate through Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) streams. Securing a PNP from Ontario is considered the golden ticket in Canadian immigration [read more]