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  • How The 2021 Election Will Affect Immigration Applications

    On Monday, September 20, Canadians re-elected a Liberal minority government. For the past several months, those wishing to migrate to Canada have had to deal with extreme uncertainty regarding the status of their applications, ability to comply with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IR … Read more »

  • How to Speed Up Your Immigration Case

    How long are Canada’s immigration processing times? A pressing question for our clients is how long the Canadian immigration process takes and what can be done to speed it up. The Government of Canada has a website that allows you to check immigration processing times for different types of applicat … Read more »

  • Income Requirements to Sponsor a Spouse or Partner

    A Canadian citizen or permanent resident may sponsor their foreign spouse or partner to become a permanent resident of Canada. As part of this process, the Canadian must agree to be financially responsible for their spouse for a period of three years. This means that if the foreign spouse or partner … Read more »

  • Changes to eligibility to enter Canada and quarantine requirements

    Permanent Resident Visa holders can now travel to Canada as of June 21, 2021 Effective June 21, 2021, permanent resident visa holders will be eligible to travel to Canada. This means that any foreign nationals who hold a valid Confirmation of Permanent Residence document (COPR) may travel to Canada … Read more »

  • New Pathway to Permanent Residence for 90,000 Workers and Students

    On April 14, 2021 the Minister of Immigration announced a new program to allow workers and students who are present in Canada to apply for permanent residence. The program begins on May 6, 2021 and runs until Nov 5, 2021. The goal is to admit to Canada people who have studied in the country or have … Read more »