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  • Options for H1-B Workers Affected by a Layoff

    An unexpected layoff can cause panic in anyone’s life, but when an H-1B worker loses their job, it can be especially daunting. This is because they must leave the country unless they find a new job or change their immigration status within 60 days. H-1B visa holders may stay in the United States for … Read more »

  • Canada Plans to Welcome 500,000 Immigrants by 2025

    Canada has announced plans to significantly increase the number of immigrants entering the country, with a goal of 500,000 arriving each year by 2025 in order to address a critical labor shortage. On Tuesday, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser unveiled the new plan. It prioritizes admitting more perma … Read more »

  • H-2B Visa Mid-Year Cap Update: FY2023

    The H-2B visa program for seasonal workers has invited thousands of temporary workers to the United States each year since 1952 and continues to this day! The H-2B visa was created to help fill short-term labor shortages in the US within specific non-agricultural occupations during busy seasons. A f … Read more »

  • Canada Parent and Grandparents Program Update

    On October 11, 2022, The IRCC announced the Parent and Grandparents Program (PGP) – 2022 application process. The IRCC said they will send Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to 23,100 potential sponsors this year. Family reunification is essential in attracting, sustaining, and integrating immigrants who m … Read more »

  • Canada Lifts Work Hour Limit for International Students Due to Labour Shortages

    According to the country’s immigration minister, international students studying in Canada are now able to qualify to work more hours off campus as the country continues to face labor shortages. Sean Fraser, speaking at a news conference in Ottawa on Friday, said that beginning Nov. 15, a prior limi … Read more »