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Apr 28, 2014

Minister of Employment and Social Development Announces Moratorium on Temporary Foreign Worker Program for Food Services Sector

In the American Immigration Lawyers Association's most recent edition of their?Global Migration Digest, our very own Stephen Green explores recent ...

Apr 24, 2014

Citizenship and Immigration Canada Announces New Caps for the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program and the Canadian Experience Class

April 28, 2014 ? In a statement issued Thursday, April 24, the Minister of Employment and Social Development announced an immediate moratorium on t...

Apr 9, 2014

Government Announces New Immigration Recruitment Model

April 9, 2014 ? Beginning on April 1, 2011 a temporary cap was imposed on many temporary foreign workers in Canada. This 4-year cap is cumulative, ...

Apr 9, 2014

Temporary Foreign Workers: 4-year cap to be reached on April 1, 2015

April 24, 2014 ? Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will issue a new set of Ministerial Instructions to immigration officers for processing a...

Mar 31, 2014

Government of Canada to Impose Fines on Employers Caught Abusing Temporary Foreign Worker Program

March 31, 2014 ? The Minist?re de l'Immigration et des Communaut?s culturelles (MICC) has announced its application quotas for the year beginning A...

Mar 31, 2014

Quebec Announces Application Quotas for Skilled Worker, Entrepreneur /Self-Employed and Investor Programs

April 9, 2014 ? Canada?s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration yesterday announced a new active recruitment model for economic immigration. The m...

Mar 21, 2014

Evan Green published in HR Professional Magazine

March 31, 2014 ? The Government of Canada?s budget implementation bill, tabled March 28th, includes provisions that will permit the government to l...

Mar 12, 2014

Personal Checklist for New Immigrants to Canada

March 21, 2014 - Check out Evan Green's article "Canadian Work Permits 101" in this month's HR Professional Magazine. Evan outlines for readers the...

Mar 10, 2014

International Experience Canada 2014 - New Quotas for Citizens of Ireland

No matter how prepared you may be, or how many family members are already over here, coming to a new country is a stressful, scary process. New res...

Feb 21, 2014

How to Sponsor a Family Member to Come to Canada

The federal government?s February 11th, 2014 budget revealed the Economic Action Plan 2014 which includes the government?s intention to formally te...

Feb 17, 2014

Steps to Adopt a Child From Another Country

There is a category of Canadian Immigration known as the ?Family Class? that helps you sponsor family members living abroad and bring them to Canad...

Feb 14, 2014

New Regulations for International Students Effective June 1, 2014

On March 6, 2014 an agreement was signed between the Government of Canada and the Government of Ireland to raise the number of spots available to I...

Feb 14, 2014

What are the Qualities of a Good Immigration Lawyer?

The choice to adopt a child or children from another country may happen for a number of different reasons, but when someone gets to that point, it ...

Feb 13, 2014

Federal Government terminates the Federal Immigrant Investor and Entrepreneur Programs

February 6, 2014 ? Today, Canada?s Federal Government tabled Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act in the House of Commons. The Act...

Feb 11, 2014

What Is Permanent Resident Status in Canada?

The Canadian government does not require you to hire the services of an immigration lawyer when immigrating to Canada or handling other immigration...

Feb 6, 2014

Proposed Changes to Canada's Citizenship Act

On February 12th, 2014 Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced new rules for international students. The new regulations include the fol...

Feb 5, 2014

Citizenship and Immigration Canada makes multiple-entry visas available to visitors

As of February 3, 2014, the cap of 5,000 applications has been reached for applications being accepted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (?CIC?...

Feb 5, 2014

Cap of 5,000 reached on parental and grandparent sponsorship program

Moving from one country to another seems like a simple process from the outside, but most of the time that isn?t the case at all. Part of the compl...

Jan 30, 2014

U.S. Immigration Law: Navigating the H-1B Cap Season

On February 6, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Canada will automatically consider visitors for a multiple-entry visa. Multiple-entry visas enable...

Jan 28, 2014

New to the Country? Sign Up for Free Taxpayer-Funded Language Classes

According to the official Citizenship and Immigration Canada website (CIC), the federal government would like to gauge the public?s opinion about h...