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Dec 7, 2016

Processing Time for Family Reunification Applications to be Shortened

December 7th, 2016 – Today Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced a plan to drastically reduce the processing time for...

Dec 5, 2016

Green and Spiegel Lawyer quoted in The Atlantic

Congrats are in order to Joshua Rolf, an associate at Green and Spiegel U.S., LLC in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who shared his immigration ex...

Nov 30, 2016

U.S. CBP Now Requires EVUS Enrollments for Chinese National 10-Year Visa Holders Before Travelling to the U.S.

November 30, 2016 – On November 29, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced its implementation of the requirement for all in...

Nov 30, 2016

Only Individuals From the PNP Selected for Express Entry Today

November 30, 2016- Today the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited only 559 candidates to apply for Permanent R...

Nov 17, 2016

What Happens When There Is NO NAFTA In 2017?

Featuring: Tim Golden

The 2016 U.S. election brought changes that were predicted by few. Now the future of U.S. immigration will be left to unpredictable mechanics of U....

Nov 16, 2016

Final Express Entry Draw Before New Changes Are Implemented

November 16, 2016- Today the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 2,427 candidates to apply for Permanent Resi...

Nov 11, 2016

Update – Enforcement of Electronic Travel Authorizations (eTA)

November 11, 2016 –  As of yesterday, the use of Electronic Travel Authorizations (eTA) has been enforced.The new eTA program requires t...

Nov 10, 2016

Update – Changes to the Point Distribution for Express Entry Applications

November 10, 2016 – The Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that it will be implementing cha...

Nov 9, 2016

What does a Trump Victory mean for U.S. Business Immigration?

The results from the U.S. presidential election are in, and Donald Trump has eked out an electoral college victory that will send him to the White ...

Nov 9, 2016

eTA is MANDATORY TOMORROW NOVEMBER 10, 2016

November 9, 2016- After much fanfare (and delay), the Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) will be mandatory tomorrow! The individuals most affect...

Nov 4, 2016

Reminder- End of Leniency period for Electronic Travel Authorizations (“eTA”)

Starting November 10, 2016, new entry requirements will be in effect for many travellers to Canada. Visa-exempt foreign nationals, who fl...

Nov 3, 2016

Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program re-opening January 3, 2017- Get your applications prepared early

November 3, 2016 – The Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program will reopen on January 3, 2017. Last year, the program cap of 10,000 a...

Nov 2, 2016

November 2, 2016 – Good News for over 2,000 Express Entry Hopefuls

November 2, 2016 – Today the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 2080 candidates to apply for...

Nov 1, 2016

Canadian Government Targets More Economic, Family Immigrants in 2017

November 1st, 2016 – On October 31st, the Canadian Government announced a target of 300,000 permanent resident admissions in 2017. While the ...

Nov 1, 2016

New Canadian Global Skill Strategy Means That Some Visas and Work Permits Can Be Issued in 2 Weeks

November 1, 2016 – Today, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the 2016 Fall Economic Statement and made a commitment to investments ...

Oct 31, 2016

2 Big Changes: Removal of Condition on Spousal Sponsorship & Definition of Dependent Child

Changes to Two Year Conditional Spousal Permanent Residence Expected Spring of 2017 October 31st, 2016 – On October 29, 2016, the Department ...

Oct 25, 2016

Important News for International Students Refused Post-Graduation Work Permits

Featuring: Ravi Jain

October 25, 2016 – The Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released an operational bulletin that dramatical...

Oct 19, 2016

Express Entry October 19th, 2016 – Number of Invitations Rises Dramatically

October 19th, 2016 – Today the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 1,804 candidates to a...

Oct 12, 2016

Express Entry October 12th, 2016 – Number of Invitations Continues to Rise

October 12th, 2016 – Today the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 1,518 candidates to apply ...

Sep 21, 2016

Express Entry September 21st, 2016 – Number of Invitations Continues to Climb

September 21, 2016 – Today the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 1,288 candidates to apply for Perman...