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Apr 8, 2015

Temporary Foreign Worker Update: ESDC Updates Median Wage Tables

The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) will reopen for applications from August 31, 2015 through January 29, 2016. The QIIP facilitates immig...

Mar 30, 2015

New Round of Express Entry Invitations Continues Downward Trend in Qualifying Scores

On April 1, 2011, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) imposed a cumulative four-year cap on the length of time most Temporary Foreign Workers ...

Mar 30, 2015

Four-In/Four-Out Rule Takes Effect April 1, 2015

On April 30, 2015 the Temporary Foreign Worker Program will begin using the latest provincial/territorial median wages based on the 2014 Labour For...

Mar 23, 2015

Express Entry Issues Fifth Round of Invitations

March 30, 2015 ? Citizenship and Immigration Canada has completed another round of draws from the new Express Entry pool.? The draw, completed on M...

Mar 20, 2015

Four Year Cumulative Cap on Temporary Foreign Workers Takes Effect on April 1, 2015

March 20, 2015 - Green and Spiegel is pleased to announce the launch of Inside Immigration ? a monthly conference call series for clients and stake...

Mar 20, 2015

Green and Spiegel Announces Launch of "Inside Immigration"

March 23, 2015 ? Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has issued its fifth round of Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence, after complet...

Mar 3, 2015

Express Entry Issues Fourth Round of Invitations to Apply

On April 1, 2011 Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) introduced a four year ?cumulative duration? limit on the length of time certain Temporar...

Mar 2, 2015

Germany, Australia International Experience Programs Opening Soon

March 3, 2015 - Citizenship and Immigration Canada has issued its fourth round of?Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence under the new?Expres...

Feb 24, 2015

International Experience Canada Program Now Open

March 2, 2015 - Citizenship and Immigration Canada has announced the opening of the following country-specific programs in the International Experi...

Feb 23, 2015

Express Entry Draw Results in 849 Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residency

February 24 2015 ? The International Experience Canada (IEC) program is officially open for 2015. IEC is the result of reciprocal agreements with ...

Feb 17, 2015

UPCOMING WEBINAR: EXPRESS ENTRY PLAYBOOK

On February 20, 2015 the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration invited 849 Express Entry candidates to apply for Permanent Residency in Canada. ?...

Feb 13, 2015

Update: New Employer Fees and Requirements for LMIA-Exempt Work Permits

Got Express Entry Questions? ?We've Got Answers.On January 1, 2015, the Government of Canada launched a new immigration application management syst...

Feb 11, 2015

New Fees and Requirements Announced for LMIA-Exempt Work Permits

February 13, 2015 ? Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has provided further information about changes to the fee and application requirements...

Feb 3, 2015

Cap Reached for Canadian Experience Class Program: Applicants Must Now Use Express Entry

Starting February 21, 2015, employers seeking work permits for foreign nationals through the International Mobility Program will face new fees and ...

Jan 29, 2015

Cap Reached for Parent and Grandparent Program

February 3, 2015 ? Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has indicated that the cap for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) stream was reached o...

Dec 22, 2014

Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program Re-Opens January 2, 2015

December 22, 2014 - The Government of Canada has announced that it will grant Permanent Residency to approximately 50 Immigrant Investors as part o...

Dec 22, 2014

Canada Announces Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program

December 22, 2014 ? The Government of Canada has announced that, effective immediately, Citizenship and Immigration Canada will expedite the issuin...

Dec 22, 2014

New Expedited Work Permit Applications for Spousal Sponsorship Applicants

January 19, 2015 - The Government of Canada has announced that intake for the Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) is now closed. The program, whic...

Dec 4, 2014

Update: Applications for Permanent Residency Under Express Entry

December 22, 2014 ? The Government of Canada has announced that the Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) will reopen on January 2, 2015.? The PGP a...

Nov 27, 2014

Canada Lifts Visa Requirements For Visitors From Chile; Imposes New Visa Requirements On Visitors From St. Kitts and Nevis

December 4, 2014 - The Government of Canada has released further details of its much anticipated Express Entry immigration system. Express Entry i...