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More Chinese citizens taking French lessons to immigrate to Quebec

Many choosing immigration to Quebec Unlike many federal and provincial immigration programs, the province of Quebec does not have a cap on the number of immigrants it can select. The only catch is, immigrants must demonstrate their French language skills in order to be accepted to immigrate to Quebec. According to this article in the […]

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Going From A Temporary Work Permit To Permanent Resident Status In Canada

From a Temporary Work Permit to a Permanent Resident (PR) Card – Part 1 Obtaining a Temporary Work Permit in Canada is often considered a step towards Permanent Residence in Canada. This is true, and for those who already have an active Temporary Work Permit in Canada, there are several ways to move up from […]

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How to Speed Up Your Permanent Resident Application for Canada

No amount of money can “fast-track” your permanent residence application According to this Ottawa Citizen story, a woman who acted as a “connection” during her stint as an operation manager at Citizenship and immigration Canada is on trial and facing 28 different charges for defrauding the government. According to the article, a man would offer […]

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Up to 6,500 people could lose Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residence Status

Fraud may cost thousands Canadian Citizenship According to this CBC article, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney has announced that after a two-year investigation, approximately 2,100 people could see their Canadian Citizenship revoked while 4,400 others could have their permanent residency status revoked as well due to immigration fraud. Canadian Citizenship fraud stems from […]

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Attracting Students through the Canadian Experience Class

Canadian Experience Class for Students On November 2, 2011, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney and Minister of State (Science and Technology) Gary Goodyear, held a conference to highlight the Canadian Experience Class program and international students pursuing a PhD in Canada and to celebrate the 10,000th permanent resident accepted to Canada through the Canadian Experience Class. […]

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada Still Failing Afghan Interpreters

We recently blogged about Canada’s rejecting refugee claims from Afghan interpreters, and our own Michael Niren was quoted in the original article. In fact, we’ve been talking about this since late September when we mentioned that Afghan interpreters were still waiting for Canadian immigration. Afghan interpreters are translators who have helped Canadian troops in Afghanistan, […]

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Visiting Canada but want to become a Canadian Permanent Resident?

Visiting Canada: General Entry Requirements According to statistics, every year, more than 35 million people visit Canada to enjoy the many opportunities this country has to offer. Depending on where you live, and the reason for your visit, you will need to meet certain entry requirements. In some cases, if you plan to stay in […]

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Canadian Immigration Applications: What is the Medical Exam for Canadian Permanent Residents?

We wrote about the Canadian Medical requirements for Temporary Residence to Canada here. Here is what you need to know for Canadian Permanent Residence and medical requirements. Depending on your application for immigration to Canada, you may be required to undergo a medical exam. In Canada, permanent residents usually have to undergo a medical exam, […]

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Skilled Worker Application: Calculating Points to Come to Canada

Calculating Points to Come to Canada as a Skilled Worker Some Canadian immigration methods require the calculating of points to determine whether or not you are eligible for the Skilled Worker category. Points are calculated based on education level, language proficiency, experience, age, employment opportunities and adaptability. Calculating education points For education, the maximum available is […]

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The Four Most Common Canadian Permanent Residence Application Mistakes

Did you know a simple paperwork mistake can result in your Canadian permanent resident application being denied, refused or returned? Don’t make these simple mistakes. Watch for these 4 PR Application Mistakes: Using the wrong occupational code One year of full-time work or an offer of full-time employment in one of 29 qualified occupations is […]

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How our Toronto Immigration Lawyers Help you Through the Canadian Immigration Process

Assessment of your Canadian immigration case Before beginning the Canadian immigration process, you should know if you at least have a good chance of immigrating to Canada or are eligible to immigrate to Canada. An immigration lawyer will be able to assess your case and let you know the likelihood of success, but should never […]

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Family Sponsorships for Immigration to Canada: A Road to Permanent Residence

Family Class Immigration in Canada is one way for people to immigrate to Canada. In order to do so, they must have a relative in Canada that is a Canadian citizen or a Canadian permanent resident. This relative will then sponsor the immigrant. A sponsor’s relation to the immigrant is important, and can include: A […]

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About The Canadian Experience Class (CEC): Some General Information

The Canadian Experience Class is an immigration program that paves the way to permanent residence in Canada for immigrants with experience living in Canada through Study Permits and Work Permits. How to obtain Permanent Resident Status under the Canadian Experience Class The Canadian Experience Class program allows for international students and temporary foreign workers to […]

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Lying on Canadian immigration form ends in jail time

Man lies on immigration forms to avoid deportation from Canada A Russian man has been sentenced to 45 days in jail along with receiving an order for deportation from Canada after forging a signature on a permanent resident application. The jail sentence, according to the Halifax judge, was to show others that lying on immigration […]

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Canadian Permanent Residence Application Approved

This is regarding Niren & Associatess service offered to me and my family in getting our Permanent Residence to Canada . Niren & Associates started with us by giving us a free consultation and then worked with me in preparing the documents and doing the application. They were very conscientious and precise in providing me […]

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