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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...

Sep 7, 2016

Express Entry September 7th, 2016 – Number of Invitations Rises Dramatically

September 7, 2016 – Today the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 1000 candidates to apply fo...

Aug 24, 2016

Express Entry August 24, 2016 – Qualifying Score Jumps Dramatically

Featuring: Evan J. Green, Aris Daghighian and Ravi Jain

August 24, 2016 – Today the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 750 candidates to apply for P...

Aug 10, 2016

August 10th Express Entry Draw – No Real Change in Number of Points or Invites

Featuring: Ravi Jain and Aris Daghighian

August 10, 2016 – Today the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 754 candidates to apply for Perman...

Jun 29, 2016

June 29th Draw – Only 733 Invitations Issued

June 29, 2016 – Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited only 733 candidates to apply for Permane...

Jun 15, 2016

June 15th Express Entry Draw – The Number of Invitations Continues to Drop

June 15, 2016 – Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited only 752 candidates to apply for Permane...

Jun 15, 2016

IRCC is Bringing Wait Times Down for Spousal Sponsorships in Particular

June 15, 2016 – Making good on its pledge to family reunification, the federal Government has announced that it will grant permanent residenc...

Jun 2, 2016

June 1st Draw – Only 762 Invitations Issued

Yesterday, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited only 762 candidates to apply for Permanent Residence in Ca...

May 11, 2016

Reminder of New passport rule for travelers flying to U.S.

Featuring: Evan J. Green and Tim Golden

Please remember that as of April 1, 2016, travelers travelling to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program with an Electronic Syst...

May 9, 2016

Express Entry: Number of Invitations to Apply Reaches a New Low

May 9, 2016 – The Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited only 799 candidates to apply for Permanent R...

Apr 28, 2016

Electronic Travel Authorizations will be Required Starting ​November 10th, 2016

Featuring: Aris Daghighian, Evan J. Green, Esther Dressler, Eren Sari, Ellie Slavens, Shoshana T. Green, Cristina Guida, Hilete Stein, Ravi Jain, Stephen W. Green and Valerie Kleinman

Starting ​November 10th, 2016​, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada are expected to have an Electronic Travel Author...

Apr 20, 2016

Express Entry: Number of Invitations to Apply Remains Constant

April 20, 2016 - Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 1018 candidates to apply for Permanent Reside...