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May 17, 2017

Canadian Immigration Officers Not Stamping Passports Anymore

May 17th, 2017 – While the official Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website still indicates that officers will stamp entr...

May 17, 2017

Express Entry Draw: CRS Continues To Remain Low

May 17, 2017 - Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 3687 people to apply for Permanent Residence to...

May 4, 2017

Express Entry Draw: Lowest Qualifying Score Rises to 423

May 4, 2017 - Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 3796 people to apply for Permanent Residence to ...

May 4, 2017

A Renewed Commitment to Family Reunification: Limit on Age of Dependent Child Will Increase From 19 to 22

On May 3, 2017 news of a long awaited amendment to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations was released. As of October 24, 2017 an indiv...

Apr 28, 2017

Major Changes to Immigration: Conditional PR Eliminated for Spouses, Age of Dependent, Travel for Brazilians

April 28, 2017- On May 3, 2017, various long awaited  amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations  will be published...

Apr 21, 2017

The Greater Golden Horseshoe Implements a Non-Resident Speculation Tax Effective April 21, 2017

April 21, 2017- The Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) has implemented a Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST) of 15 per cent on the purchase or acquisit...

Apr 20, 2017

Alberta Employers Cannot Use the LMIA for High-Wage Occupations

April 20, 2017- The province of Alberta and the federal government have teamed up to create a job program to encourage companies to hire Alberta sk...

Apr 19, 2017

Express Entry Draw- Lowest Qualifying Score Continues to Drop

April 19, 2017- Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 3,665 people to apply for Permanent Residence ...

Apr 13, 2017

Express Entry- Low CRS Score Leads To The Biggest Draw to Date

April 13, 2017- Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 3,923 people to apply for Permanent Residence ...

Apr 10, 2017

New Updates To The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

April 10, 2017- Starting this week, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) will resume issuing Notifications of Interest to applicants who qu...

Apr 5, 2017

More Changes to Express Entry Coming in June 6, 2017

The Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has recently announced three substantial changes to the Express Entry System starti...

Apr 5, 2017

Express Entry-Lowest Ever CRS Score at 431

April 5, 2017- Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 3,753 people to apply for Permanent Residence t...

Mar 30, 2017

Quebec Immigrant Investor Program to Reopen On May 29, 2017

March 30, 2017- The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) will be accepting applications starting May 29, 2017. The QIIP facilitates immigration...

Mar 30, 2017

No, Congressman, Canada's Investor Programs Do Not Require Million-Dollar Plus Investments

Featuring: Eren Sari

Matthew Galati and Eren Sari Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives held a public hearing on the proposed DHS regulations that would...

Mar 24, 2017

Express Entry Draw Invites Drops Slightly

March 24, 2017 - Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 3749 people to apply for Permanent Residence ...

Mar 20, 2017

Important Information for International Travelers

March 20, 2017- The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has just announced it will be phasing out the paper CBSA Declaration Card, in favour of se...

Mar 17, 2017

Canadian Visa Requirement Changing for Romanians, Bulgarians and Brazilians

March 17, 2017 – Effective May 1, 2017, Romanian and Bulgarian citizens will be able to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTa) an...

Mar 9, 2017

Canada’s Global Skills Strategy Launching June 12, 2017

March 9, 2017- Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development and Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Developm...

Mar 6, 2017

Trump Issues New ‘Travel Ban’ Executive Order; Effective March 16, 2017

On March 6, 2017, President Trump issued an updated executive order “Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United State...

Mar 1, 2017

Express Entry- Biggest and Best Draw to Date

March 1, 2017 - Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 3884 people to apply for Permanent Residence t...