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Learn About the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Programs

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Programs

Have you always dreamed of immigrating to Canada’s beautiful east coast? With the laid back lifestyle the Atlantic Provinces are known for, no one would wonder why someone would want to build a life there. Recently, the Canadian government has seen that these provinces are a good place for new immigrants to get settled, while at the same time, there is an abundance of potential for growth and innovation in this area and foreign nationals can be a huge asset in achieving this. In this article, we will help you understand the Atlantic immigration pilot programs (AIP), and the application process which accompanies them!

What is the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP)?

As mentioned, the Atlantic Immigration Pilot is a fairly new program, aimed at helping foreign nationals settle successfully into the Atlantic society so that they may quickly become productive contributing members of society. The program is a partnership between the federal Government of Canada and the four Atlantic provinces:

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The Live-in Caregiver Program Details of Changes and Applying for Permanent Residence

The Live-in Caregiver Program Details of Changes and Applying for Permanent Residence

How to Apply for Permanent Residence through the Live-In Caregiver Program

Once you are in Canada working full-time as a live-in caregiver, on a live-in caregiver work permit, you are probably considering applying for permanent residence through the live-in caregiver program as well. There are a variety of requirements you must meet to be eligible for permanent residence through the live-in caregiver program. Therefore, throughout this article, I will cover the requirements to be eligible for permanent residence as a live-in caregiver, and I will help explain the application process. First and foremost though, if you are not already in Canada on a live-in caregiver work permit, you cannot be eligible for permanent residence through the live-in caregiver program.

Eligibility Requirements through the Live-In Caregiver Program

As mentioned, to be eligible to apply for permanent residence through the live-in caregiver program, you must comply with various requirements. The main requirement is that you must have completed 24 months of full time employment, or a total of 3,900 hours within 22 months, within the four years you have worked in Canada as a live-in caregiver from the date you entered Canada to be eligible to apply for permanent residence under the Live-in Caregiver Program. Please note, any time not working, such as sick leave or parental leave, or, time which you are working in Canada but not physically living with your employer, is not counted towards the required length of time an individual must have worked, though, regular vacation time, is counted towards this requirement. To prove the employee has fulfilled this minimum mandatory period of time working as a live-in caregiver, the employer must fill out the Live-in Caregiver – Employer Declaration of Hours Worked (IMM 5634) form, and state the hours an individual worked.

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Federal Skilled Trades Program FAQ's

FAQs for the Federal Skilled Trades Program

The federal skilled trades program (FSTP) is a stream of the Express Entry program economic immigration program, which helps Canadian employers find skilled workers to fill positions in Canada, and help the Canadian economy grow. The FSTP is one of the three federal programs individuals can be nominated under, and receive an invitation to apply for permanent residence. Essentially, to receive an invitation to apply, you must be eligible under the FSTP, or, one of the other two federal economic programs. If you are eligible, you will be placed in a pool with others who are also eligible under your specific economic stream. Top candidates will be those who receive an invitation to apply. The express entry system as a whole is very difficult to understand. Though, we have provided links to other blogs which help break down the express entry system. This blog will aim to go further than breaking down the express entry system, and actually help individuals who may be thinking about creating an express entry profile because they believe they are eligible under the FSTP, understand the FSTP a little better.

What are the Minimum Requirements?

To be eligible, you must

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Work Permits under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

The Temporary Foreign Worker Program

The temporary foreign worker program is an umbrella program which includes all work permits an individual could apply for, which grant an individual permission to enter Canada temporarily for work, provided their job offer is supported by a positive LMIA assessment. There are many work permits within the temporary foreign worker program. It is our belief at Akrami and Associates, that understanding all of your options as a temporary foreign worker, is the first step to finding the right work permit, and applying for the solution which is most suitable to you. Therefore, this article will aim to provide a brief description of all the work permits one could obtain, which are a part of the temporary foreign worker program.

NAFTA Work Permit

The NAFTA free trade agreement, along with other free trade agreements Canada is a partner on, allows individuals who are citizens or permanent residents of Mexico, or the USA to come to Canada to fill a temporary position, without first having to obtain a positive Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). You can come as a business visitor under NAFTA, a professional, as an Intra-company transferee (ICT), or, an investor. To apply for a NAFTA work permit, you must submit the following:

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Information About Transit Visa's

Information About Transit Visa's

Do You Have a Flight Connecting Through Canada?

If so, you may need a transit visa, to avoid many unnecessary delays during your stopover. Essentially, you may need a transit visa simply to be in a Canadian airport for a short period of time, to then board your second flight. In this article, I will work to help you understand what a transit visa is, who needs to apply for a transit visa, and how to go about applying.

What is a Transit Visa? Who Needs One?

Well, it is essentially all that I have already explained; a visa which allows you to take a flight, which connects to another flight, through a Canadian airport. It is also a visa which allows you to even be on a plane, which is stopping at a Canadian airport before continuing. If you are from a non-visa exempt country, you are not permitted to do these things without having a valid transit visa. If you are from a visa-exempt country, you can do this simply with a valid eTA, and do not need to apply for a transit visa.

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Help With Removal Orders

Help! I’ve received a Removal Order!

If you have received a notice from the government informing you that you must leave Canada, and giving conditions on when and how you must do this, you have received a removal order. A removal order is issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) or the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), and they can be issued to any Canadian permanent resident or foreign national who is in Canada, whom they believe to be inadmissible for any reason. There are a variety of reasons you could receive a removal order, though, if this happens to you, it is very important to comply with the removal order, and try to understand why you were ordered to leave, to understand if there is any further action you can take to appeal the order, and eventually return to Canada. Therefore, this article will try to help you understand your situation if you receive a removal order, and explain the potential nest steps you could take, to be able to return to Canada again.

Types of Removal Order

1. Departure Order

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Important Information About LMIA's

Need to Know Information about LMIA’s

If you are an employer who is considering hiring a foreign national, chances are you will need a labor market impact assessment. For many, this is a confusing and frustrating requirement. As the employer, you probably weren’t expecting to have to become heavily involved with the immigration process, to hire a temporary foreign worker. Though, this is the case. A labor market impact assessment is an application to Canadian Immigration Services (CIC) all on its own and it must be submitted by the employer. It is an important step in the process of hiring a temporary foreign worker, as an LMIA ensures the temporary foreign worker will not be taking a job away from a Canadian looking for employment, and ultimately endorses your ability to hire the temporary foreign worker. Therefore, in this article, we will work to break down the ins and outs of a LMIA application, to make it easier for employers to pursue hiring a temporary foreign worker, and not be scared away by the thought of an LMIA application.

Who Needs an LMIA?

All applicants applying for the Temporary Foreign Workers Program will require a Labour Market Impact Assessment; exempt occupations are now part of the International Mobility Program

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All About Significant Benefit Work Permits

All About Significant Benefit Work Permits

What is a Significant Benefit Work Permit?

Do you have an interesting business idea, or are an entrepreneur who thinks they have a business idea which could be beneficial to Canadians, then the Canadian government has the program for you! Assuming you as well have an interest in doing business in Canada, the Canadian government is willing to permit you to work in Canada for quite an extended period of time, provided they determine you qualify for this unique type of work permit. I am talking about a significant benefit work permit (SBWP). As it sounds, the significant benefit work permit is available to foreign nationals who are presumed to be a significant benefit to Canadian society. As such, there is a fairly tough evaluation process behind granting individuals a SBWP. Not to worry though, Akrami and Associates is here to help you understand if you could apply for a SBWP, and how to go about doing this.

Who Can Apply for A Significant Benefit Work Permit?

Well, as I briefly mentioned, you must be in a position to bring business to Canada which is of significant benefit either socially, economically, or culturally. As such, you must be able to plan and outline what you intend to contribute to Canada, how this is going to benefit Canada, and how you are going to be successful in creating and maintaining your endeavors. This may not sound like much, but it is much more complicated that drawing up a pipedream plan and hoping a Canadian immigration officer appreciates the sound of the idea. You must make an immigration officer feel confident that you have a good, beneficial idea, and the means to achieve this idea in all likelihood. The importance of your business plan should not be underestimated. It is by far the most influential aspect of this type of application. Furthermore, you must be admissible to Canada. This means you cannot be criminally inadmissible, medically inadmissible, inadmissible due to prior misrepresentation, or any other reason.

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Participate in the Youth Mobility Program

Participate in the Youth Mobility Program

What is the Youth Mobility Program?

Have you always wished of seeing foreign parts of the world? Are you a youth who wishes to travel and work abroad while you’re young? If so, the Canadian government has developed the program for you! The youth mobility program sets out to make it possible for youths to travel internationally to experience other cultures, study and work. Essentially, the youth mobility program is a part of international experience Canada, made possible by the various agreements Canada has with other nations which allow for individual exchanges. There are a variety of countries you could choose to visit, so, if this is something which has always interested you, keep reading to learn more!

How Does the Youth Mobility Program Work?

The youth mobility program is made possible by several bilateral agreements Canada has made with other counties. Depending on the country, the specific rules of an exchange may vary. For example, each different country has their own set number of individuals who can participate in an exchange. This means for any country, for example Italy; there will be a designated number of individuals who can go to Italy from Canada, and also come to Canada from Italy. Furthermore, there are different program streams you could enter; there is the working holiday stream, the young professional’s stream, and the international co-op internship stream, each with their own specific rules and requirements. Therefore, depending on what you want to do with your Canadian experience, you will choose what program to apply for. Finally, these are the countries that have agreements to participate in IEC:

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Live With Your Dependent Child in Canada

Live With Your Dependent Child in Canada

Live With Your Dependent Child in Canada

It is everyone’s wish to spend their life close to their family, and especially every parent’s wish to spend their lives close enough to their children, to watch them grow and succeed into adults. The Canadian government recognizes this wish, and has created a group of family class sponsorship programs, to help family members reunite. Particularly, they recognize the dire need for parents to be able to reunite with their children, especially if they are still dependents, therefore, this program is given high priority among the family class sponsorship programs. In this article, I will discuss the process of sponsoring a child to come to Canada.

First Step: Ensure You Are an Eligible Sponsor

To be eligible to sponsor anyone to come to Canada, you must meet the requirements of an eligible sponsor. This means, you must be a permanent resident of Canada and at least 18 years of age. Also, you must be financially stable enough to support your child for the length of the undertaking you have committed to by sponsoring your child. There is no low income cut-off (LICO) level you must meet to be eligible to sponsor and dependent child, unless the dependent child also has children of their own. Though, as a sponsor, you have committed to a 10 year undertaking, or, you have agreed to support the child’s basic needs until they turn 25, whichever comes first. To be completely clear, taking on an undertaking means you have agreed to pay for your child’s basic necessities while they are in Canada. This means providing food, water, shelter, and health care which is not publicly provided such as dental and eye care. Additionally, you are responsible for ensuring the child does not receive social assistance while they are in Canada, or, receive any fines which go unpaid from Canadian government authorities. Therefore, ultimately, the financial requirement states you must be financially stable enough to support another human, though; there is no official LICO requirement.

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Hire a Temporary Foreign Worker Through the Global Talent Stream

Hire a Temporary Foreign Worker Through the Global Talent Stream

What is the Global Talent Stream?

The Global Talent Stream is a fairly new program, which began in 2017 as a pilot project to test new ways to help Canadian businesses grow and innovate to the best of their abilities. Recognizing the need for highly skilled workers in certain positions, in combination with a low availability of Canadian workers who are trained and capable of doing the job, the Canadian government launched the Global Talent Stream for Temporary Foreign Workers Program. This program boasts low processing times for applications, one of the largest of many benefits of this program. So, if you are an employer looking to fill a position which requires advanced knowledge and special skills, you may be eligible to apply to hire a temporary foreign worker through the global talent stream. Keep reading to learn more!

What Do Employers Need to Know About Hiring a Foreign Worker Through GTS?

There are a variety of requirement an employer must comply with to be eligible to hire a temporary foreign worker through the global talent stream. To give a brief overview of what the Global Talent Stream requires, there are special requirements for both Category A and B of the global talent stream. Both the position you are hiring for, and the individual you wish to hire must meet all the conditions under either Category A or B, to enter the application process successfully. Then, the employer must show in their application for an Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) and request to hire through the global talent stream that the business and job offer must be legitimate, so that the individual they wish to hire can then apply for a work permit through the global talent stream, and enter as a temporary foreign worker. The employers application for an LMIA and request to hire through the GTS will include a variety of other necessary supporting documents, these include:

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About Family Class Sponsorships

About Family Class Sponsorships

About Family-Class Sponsorship

Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada with family overseas who you wish you could be closer to? Do you and your family wish to reunite and live together in one place? The Canadian government recognized oftentimes many families are separated against their wishes, and works to help reunite these families whenever possible. Therefore, there is the family class sponsorship program which allows Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada to sponsor their loved ones who are living overseas, to allow them to come to Canada as permanent residents. This blog will aim to break down the different streams of family class sponsorship, and explain the process submitting this type of application.

 

Who Can I Sponsor Under the Family Class Sponsorship Program?

As the name suggest, the family class sponsorship stream allows you to sponsor members of your immediate family, if you are a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen. The relatives you may sponsor are as follows.

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Understand Dual Intent

I Applied for Permanent Residency; Can I Still Visit Canada Temporarily?

There are a variety of ways individuals can achieve permanent residency (PR) in Canada. Though, most often this process takes a very long time. As a result of this, individuals often wish to be in Canada, before they receive status as a permanent resident. This is a very confusing situation to be in. Allow me to break it down. Essentially, if you’re not a permanent resident, and only have the authority to be in Canada as a visitor, it is crucial that you are clear with an immigration officer you have every intention of leaving Canada once the period of time which you are permitted to stay in Canada is over. If you do not convince an immigration officer that your intention to visit Canada is to visit temporarily, you will not be allowed to enter Canada. Though, if you have submitted an application for permanent residency, you have clearly demonstrated your intent to reside in Canada permanently. Therefore, you may be wondering how you could be allowed to visit the country, if you cannot prove intent to leave. Though this is a confusing situation, there is a way to declare your intent to remain in Canada permanently, and ask permission to visit temporarily, without automatically being denied the privilege of visiting. If this sounds like the circumstance you’re facing, continue reading this blog to learn more.

What is Dual Intent?

Dual intent is essentially how you explain to Canadian immigration officers that you would like to reside in Canada permanently someday, but before having status as a lawful permanent resident, you would like to stay in Canada either as a visitor, a student or a worker. To help this explanation, allow me to provide an example. Someone who has dual intent would have already submitted an application for permanent residency, and would then continue by applying for a temporary resident visa (if they are from a non-visa exempt country), or an electronic travel authorization (if they are from a visa-exempt country). When your application for a temporary resident permit is assessed by an immigration officer, they will still be looking for proof that you intend to leave at the end of your authorized temporary stay. It is important to understand, you can still demonstrate a willingness to leave the country if your status as a lawful visitor expires, even though you have expressed a wish to remain in the country forever through your application for PR. It is still a requirement of individuals who have declared dual intent, to prove to an immigration officer that you will comply with the conditions of your visitor visa, and will not stay longer than you are allowed.

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What to Know About Applying for Canadian Citizenship

What to Know About Applying for Canadian Citizenship

Apply for Canadian Citizenship

Though it sometimes seems like a long and daunting process to apply for Canadian citizenship, there are a variety of reasons someone would want to become a Canadian citizen, even if they already have status in Canada as a lawful permanent resident. Canadian citizens do experience many privileges above and beyond those that permanent residents have. For example, Canadian citizens have the opportunity to exercise their democratic right to vote and even more, actually become involved with a political party or leadership campaign. Furthermore, you have the freedom to travel without worrying that you permanent residency will expire while you are out of the country, and you won’t have to worry if you aren’t able to meet the residency requirements of permanent residents. But this is not all, there are more benefits! The children you have in Canada are automatically Canadian citizens, and will not have to endure the same process you once did. This is not all, though, the point is made that it is super beneficial to apply for Canadian citizenship, so keep reading this blog to learn more about the process.

Who can apply for Canadian Citizenship?

It makes sense that because there are so many benefits to being a Canadian citizen, there are also various requirements individuals must fulfill to successfully become Canadian citizens.

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Applying For A Canadian Super Visa

Applying For A Canadian Super Visa

What Is A Super Visa?

Do you have a child or a grandchild in Canada? Would you like the opportunity to visit them more often? Do you wish to visit them for more than 6 months at a time? If this is the case, you may be interested in applying for a super visa, sometimes referred to as a parents or grandparents super visa. A super visa is a special type of temporary resident visa (TRV aka visitor’s visa), which allows individuals to enter Canada on multiple occasions for a period of up to 10 years. With a super visa, individuals are allowed to come to the country for up to two years at a time. It can be very difficult to visit family as frequently as one would like if they need to apply for a temporary resident visa each time they wish to visit their family in Canada. The Canadian government recognizes this, and has provided a solution for people in this situation. A super visa can alleviate some of the hardship which comes with visiting family in different countries. To learn more about how to apply for a super visa, and the privileges that come with travelling on a super visa, continue reading this article!

Who Can Apply For A Super Visa?

As mentioned, parents or grandparents of Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada can apply for a super visa. This is why it is commonly referred to as a parents or grandparents super visa. It is important to know that unlike a simple visitor’s visa (TRV), you cannot include dependent family members in the same application. You can only include your spouse or common-law partner as someone who is going to accompany your travels, on this application.

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Denied Entry into Canada

Denied Entry into Canada

What Is a Temporary Resident Permit?

A temporary resident permit is an option available to individuals who are otherwise ineligible to travel to Canada under the Immigration and Refugees Protection Act (IRPA). There are many reasons you may be denied entry into Canada, which can range from having health issues to having a criminal record. If you have ever been denied entry at the Canadian border, or have had your visitor visa application denied, a temporary resident permit may be the solution for you! A temporary resident permit allows an individual to remain in Canada for the duration of the permit, and complete the tasks they have requested entry into Canada for. This could be a family member’s wedding, a business trip, to visit a sick relative, to study at a Canadian University, or for simple tourism. A temporary resident permit can be valid anywhere from one day to three years.

If you’re a foreign national who is ineligible for a temporary resident visa, or are from a visa-exempt country such as the United States, but are still inadmissible, then you must apply for a temporary resident permit to travel to the country. This article is intended to help you have a better understanding of temporary resident permits and their application process.

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FAQs for Canadian Citizenship

FAQs for Canadian Citizenship

Frequently Asked Questions for Canadian Citizenship

In this article, I will be answering frequently asked questions for Canadian citizenship in order for individuals to further understand what Canadian citizenship entails. Canadian Citizenship can only be requested and applied for by a permanent resident of Canada who meets specific criteria and also wishes to apply to become a Canadian citizen. This ultimately gives permanent residents of Canada, who have been residing in Canada for a specific amount of years, the opportunity and chance to finally become Canadian citizens. This is the final step for most permanent residents. If you are a permanent resident of Canada and feel as though you would be eligible to apply for Canadian citizenship, I suggest you also read our other articles on Canadian Citizenship prior to reading this question and answer article. This article is meant to clarify any questions that individuals may have with regards to Canadian citizenship.

Q: If I am a Canadian citizen but my children were born in Australia, do they automatically obtain Canadian citizenship because of me?

A: This is a very popular question that is asked by many Canadian citizens all around the world. It is important to recognize that every individual’s situation is different from the other. Therefore, the official way in order to determine whether your children are or are not Canadian citizens is by applying for a proof of citizenship for them. Please keep in mind that this response to this question only applies to individuals who were already Canadian citizens when their children were born. Unfortunately, if you obtained Canadian citizenship after the birth of your children, they do not become Canadian citizens.

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Q&As for Study Permits in Canada

Q&As for Study Permits in Canada

Questions and Answers for Study Permits in Canada

This article will be addressing popular questions and answers for study permits in Canada. There are many foreign nationals that would like to come to Canada to study in a variety of different fields. Therefore, in order for you to further understand what a study permit entails, this article will help. Specifically, a study permit has been created for foreign nationals who desire to reside in Canada temporarily to pursue an education. It was intended to provide foreign nationals with an opportunity to further their education and careers through a Canadian educational institution. If you believe you would be eligible to apply for a study permit in Canada, I suggest you read our article on “How to Obtain a Study Permit in Canada” before reading this question and answer article. This article is intended to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to a study permits in Canada.

Q: If I arrived in Canada as a Temporary Resident, how can I switch my status to a Student? Is this possible?

A: Technically, it is possible. However, in order to legally study in Canada, you must have legal status as a student. There are several different circumstances that do not require a study permit in order to study in Canada as a visitor. Yet, if you do not fall under any of those circumstances, you would have to apply for a study permit. When applying for the study permit, you may either apply online or apply in person or via mail to the Visa Application Centre in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

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Manitoba’s Express Entry Pathway and Provincial Nominee Program

Manitoba’s Express Entry Pathway and Provincial Nominee Program

Manitoba off to a great start for 2018 with its Express Entry Pathway and Provincial Nominee Program

The province of Manitoba is off to a wonderful start for 2018 with their new Express Entry pathway as well as their existing provincial nominee program. Manitoba is trying its best to invite eligible candidates in order to meet their provincial labour market needs and to make their economy stronger. So far, based on the January 11 draw, the new Express Entry pathway has invited approximately 155 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. In order to better understand how candidates are chosen, in this article, I will address more information pertaining to the new Express Entry pathway and how it affects Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program for future candidates.

Requirements for the New Express Entry Pathway

In order to be a qualified and eligible candidate under the Express Entry pathway in the province of Manitoba, you must have a registered profile in Manitoba’s Expression of Interest pool as well as the federal Express Entry pool. In addition to this requirement, you must also have a minimum of 6 months of recent work experience in an eligible occupation in Manitoba’s new In-Demand Occupation list. According to the province of Manitoba, the new Express Entry pathway is meant for eligible candidates who acquire human capital values. Additionally, you must also have the confirmed support in the form of a written letter from a close friend or family member who also resides in the province of Manitoba for a minimum of one year.

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Record Low for Express Entry Draw

Record Low for Express Entry Draw

Start of 2018 Brings Record Low for Express Entry Draw

One of 2018’s first draws, on January 24, had approximately 2, 750 invitations for Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residency in Canada. It is important to note that the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was cut off at 444, which is a reduction of two points compared to the Express Entry draw that was made on January 10, 2018. With the previous five draws that were made by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the tie-break rule began which means that any and all candidates that had a CRS score of above 444 as well as those who scored exactly 444 would be invited into the Express Entry pool and will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA). In this article, I will address more information pertaining to the new record lows for Express Entry draws and how it affects the Express Entry immigration system altogether.

Record Low on Express Entry Draw

Interestingly enough, the first two draws of 2018 are already lower than the previous year of 2017. The draws made in the first two draws of 2017 already set record lows; therefore, these new draws and the CRS scores are now even lower and are making new records. This is very interesting as well because in previous years, specifically in 2015, the first two draws had records of upwards of 800 for the CRS scores. Therefore, they have almost been cut in half.

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How to Apply for a Temporary Resident Visa

How to Apply for a Temporary Resident Visa

Steps on How to Apply for a Temporary Resident Visa

Are you a foreign national and have the desire to travel to Canada? If this is the case, and if you are a foreign national that comes from a non-visa-exempt country, you must first apply for a Temporary Resident Visa in order to travel and enter Canada. A Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), also referred to as a Visitor Visa, is a document that will essentially permit you entry into Canada as a visitor for the validity period of the issued visa. Thankfully, Temporary Resident Visas are now only issued as multiple-entry and single-entry visas are no longer issued. Therefore, in this article, I will explain how to apply for a Temporary Resident Visa, who needs a TRV and other important factors to consider if you are applying for a TRV.

Do I Require a Temporary Resident Visa to Enter Canada

A Temporary Resident Visa is intended for foreign nationals from non-visa-exempt countries that would like to travel and enter Canada. Furthermore, the visa will then allow the foreign national proper authorization to enter Canada through multiple-entries for a temporary period. It is important to note that Temporary Resident Visas are also known and referred to as Visitor Visas; the terms are interchangeable.

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FAQs for the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP)

FAQs for the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP)

FAQ – Yukon Nominee Program

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) in Canada and some important information to consider if you are applying under this program for permanent residency in Canada. The Yukon Nominee Program is an economic immigration program that assists the territory of Yukon to meet its labour market needs. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply under this program, I suggest you read our article on “Basics of the Yukon Nominee Program” before reading this question and answer article. The intention of this article is meant to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to the Yukon Nominee Program in Canada.

Q: What is the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP)?

A: The Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) is an economic immigration program that permits foreign nationals to be nominated by the territory of Yukon in order to fill any economic and labour market needs they may have. This program also facilitates the territory of Yukon to nominate skilled foreign nationals with qualified work experience and who also qualify under the established criteria to work in the Yukon and obtain permanent residency in Canada. The YNP is a partnership between the government of the Yukon and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

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Basics of the Yukon Nominee Program

Basics of the Yukon Nominee Program

How to Immigrate to Yukon through PNP

The territory of Yukon is known as Canada’s Wilderness City. If you are a foreign national that enjoys snow all year round, with the exception of July, the Yukon is made for you. In addition to the snowy scenary, Yukon also has the summer solstice and the winter solstice can bring different lengths of days and can be an interesting change of lifestyle. Foreign nationals who are applying through the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) have four different ways to gain permanent residency in the Yukon. Under this program, Yukon chooses individuals who have a connection with the territory of the Yukon. In this article, I will address what the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) is and the four different ways to gain permanent residency in the Yukon.

What is the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP)

The Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) is an economic immigration program that assists the territory of the Yukon to meet its labour market needs and helps prioritize economic development within the Yukon. It also supports foreign nationals by offering an alternate and quicker entry into Canada for permanent residency. The YNP is administered by the government of the Yukon and runs in partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The program facilitates the territory of Yukon to nominate foreign nationals with skilled work experience and who qualify under the established criteria to work in the Yukon and obtain permanent residency. In turn, these individuals will then be able to contribute to Yukon’s economy.

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FAQs for the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)

FAQs for the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)

FAQ – Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) in Canada and some important information to consider if you are applying under this program for permanent residency in Canada. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program is an economic immigration program that assists the province of Prince Edward Island to meet its labour market needs. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply under this program, I suggest you read our article on “Basics of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program” before reading this question and answer article. The intention of this article is meant to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program in Canada.

Q: What is the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)?

A: The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) is a program that allows skilled foreign nationals to be nominated by the province of Prince Edward Island in order to fill any provincial economic and labour market needs. This program also facilitates the province of Prince Edward Island to nominate skilled foreign nationals with adequate work experience and who qualify under the provincially established criteria to work in Prince Edward Island and obtain permanent residency.

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Basics of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program

Basics of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program

How to Immigrate to Prince Edward Island through PNP

The province of Prince Edward Island is stated to be the “birthplace” of Canada; it is one, if not the most, historical and old provinces in Canada. Prince Edward Island held the Charlottetown conference which essentially led to Canada’s formation. Additionally, Prince Edward Island has one of Canada’s most beautiful coasts and luscious farmlands but also has a growing economy based on fishing, agricultural as well as tourism. Foreign nationals who are applying through the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) have five different ways to obtain permanent residency in Prince Edward Island. Under this program, Prince Edward Island chooses individuals who have a connection with Prince Edward Island and may contribute to its growing economy. In this article, I will address what the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) is and the five different ways to gain permanent residency in Prince Edward Island.

What is the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)

The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) is an economic immigration program that assists the province of Prince Edward Island to meet its labour market needs and prioritizes economic development within the province of Prince Edward Island. The program essentially allows Prince Edward Island to nominate skilled foreign nationals to the federal government for permanent residency. In other words, the program facilitates the province of Prince Edward Island to nominate foreign nationals who acquire skilled work experience and who qualify under the provincially established criteria to work in Prince Edward Island and obtain permanent residency in Canada. These individuals will then, in turn, be able to contribute to Prince Edward Island’s economy.

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