Canadian Immigration News – Weekly Roundup

This week in Canadian immigration news, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada express openness to increasing cap on public policy targeting international graduates; How Canada’s Global Talent Stream saved USA visa holders; the province of Ontario issued its first expression of interest draw; the impact COVID 19 has had on international students and IRCC announce a new Immigration program for in-Canada victims of recent air disasters.

In partnership with ITC News, here are the top stories in Canadian immigration news for the week of May 17, 2021

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PUBLIC POLICY FOR IN-CANADA VICTIMS OF RECENT AIR DISASTERS

Following 2 airline disasters in recent years, Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) have opened up a permanent residence pathway for the families of the victims that were in the process of applying for Canadian permanent residence at the time of each incident [read more]

THE IMPACT COVID 19 HAS HAD ON INTERNATIONAL GRADUATES

As much as permanent residency applications were affected due to travel restrictions, international students were particularly affected [read more]

IMMIGRATION, REFUGEE AND CITIZENSHIP CANADA OPEN TO INCREASING THE CAP ON THE PUBLIC POLICY  FOR INTERNATIONAL GRADUATES

Canada’s Immigration Minister offered a little sliver of hope to international graduates who missed out on applying to the public policy targeting international graduates [read more]

HOW CANADA’S GLOBAL TALENT STREAM SAVED USA VISA HOLDERS

The US immigration system has often been referred to as a lottery, with over 200,00 skilled worker applications submitted each year for only 85,000 spots. Although the odds of you winning this lottery are better than winning the $1million jackpot, applicants are left in immigration limbo, often for years, with little to no security [read more]

FIRST INVITATIONS ISSUED UNDER ONTARIO’S EXPRESSION OF INTEREST SYSTEM

Since transitioning to a new expression of interest (EOI) system at the end of April, Ontario has since held two draws, sending first rounds of invitations to qualifying candidates who submitted a profile to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) pool of candidate [read more]

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Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Saskatchewan Invites 391 in Latest Expression of Interest Draw

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has invited a total of 391 candidates under the Occupation In-Demand and Express Entry sub-categories. The lowest ranking candidate invited in the September 27th round […]

Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Manitoba Invites 650 Candidates to Apply for Nomination in Latest Draw

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) has released details from their September 23rd Expression of Interest draw. The results revealed that the province issued 650 […]

Family Sponsorship

IRCC Begins Inviting Potential Parent and Grandparent Sponsors

Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has begun randomly inviting applicants who had submitted their interest to sponsor their parents and grandparents. IRCC will be issuing […]

Jobs in Canada

Restauranteurs Want More Immigration Options for Foodservice Workers

In response to Canada’s foodservice labour shortage, Restaurants Canada is calling on the government to implement a strategy on the national level that would help […]

Visiting Canada

Canada to Lift India Flight Ban Next Week with New COVID-19 Measures

Transport Canada has announced that the flight ban from India will be extended until September 26, 2021. After the restriction has expired, travelers may enter […]

Living in Canada

Canadian Job Vacancies at Record High in Second Quarter of 2021

Statistics Canada has recently released the Job Vacancies report from the second quarter of 2021, revealing job vacancies are at a record high. As a […]

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