Hong Kong Residents in Canada: 2 New Pathways to Permanent Residence

Hong Kong Residents in Canada: 2 New Pathways to Permanent Residence

The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced today that the other 2 streams are now open, offering a path to permanent residence for eligible Hong Kong residents in Canada who are workers or recent graduates.  Eligible applicants must have valid temporary resident status and be in Canada both when they submit their application and…

Information on Current Post-Graduation Work Permit Eligibility

Information on Current Post-Graduation Work Permit Eligibility

If you’re outside of Canada If you can’t travel to Canada at this time and you’re taking your classes online, you’re still eligible for a PGWP. How much of your studies count toward a PGWP You can complete 100% of your studies online from outside Canada. All your time studying online outside Canada between spring…

Final Reminder: Apply for a Study Permit before May 15, 2021

Final Reminder: Apply for a Study Permit before May 15, 2021

Attention international students! Submit your complete study permit application for the fall 2021 semester by May 15, 2021 and you will get a decision by August 6, 2021. You will be in time to attend for the fall semester. Students can still continue to submit study permit after May 15, 2021, IRCC will process it as…

IRCC Prioritizing 7,500 Caregiver Applications Process by June 2021.

IRCC Prioritizing 7,500 Caregiver Applications Process by June 2021.

IRCC is working to overcome the pandemic-related roadblocks that have interfered with processing applications from caregivers and their families by announcing a processing plan for 2021. As part of this plan, IRCC will: Finalize permanent residence applications for up to 6,000 caregivers who have completed their in-Canada work experience and their immediate family members, by…

Canada’s NEW Pathway for International Student Graduates in Canada!

Canada’s NEW Pathway for International Student Graduates in Canada!

Announced April 14, new public policies target foreign nationals who have been granted an eligible Canadian credential, and who are currently employed in Canada, to provide an influx of talent across the economic landscape. Intake CapA maximum of 40,000 applications will be accepted for processing. Start and end datesThis public policy comes into effect on…

5,000 Invitations Issued for Permanent Residency Under the Express Entry Canadian Experience Class (CEC) on April 1, 2021.

5,000 Invitations Issued for Permanent Residency Under the Express Entry Canadian Experience Class (CEC) on April 1, 2021.

5,000 invitations issued for Permanent residence under the Express Entry Canadian Experience Class (CEC) on April 1, 2021. The draw occurred on April 1, 2021 at 11:04:53 UTC. The CRS score of the lowest-ranked candidate invited is 432. Still in the pool? Try to improve your score! While you’re in the pool, you can improve…

Visitors Can Apply for and Receive a Work Permit without Having to Leave Canada Until August 31, 2021.

Visitors Can Apply for and Receive a Work Permit without Having to Leave Canada Until August 31, 2021.

A temporary public policy that allows visitors to apply for and receive a work permit without having to leave Canada will be extended to August 31, 2021. The criteria will also be modified to allow any visitor who has a valid job offer to apply for an employer-specific work permit, regardless of the date they…