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Skilled Trades for Canada Immigration opens up

Below is a list of occupations in the skilled trades that people might qualify for Permanent Residence Group A – Jobs with caps of 100 applications each (and their corresponding 2011 NOC code)  7202 Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations 7204 Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades 7205 Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers […]

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Husband’s Canadian Visa approved before Christmas!

Dear Elnaz, Thank’s so much for the email. its with great pleasure to announce that my husband got his Visa on December 17th 2012 !! We are so very happy and grateful for all the hard work and dedication that was put on our file and how quickly it took for us to get the actual visa. what a blessing […]

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Finding a German Immigration Lawyer in Toronto

Toronto is one of the world’s most desirable places in which to live. The city is known for its high quality of life, and it provides its residents with numerous opportunities for work and play. For these and many other reasons, people come from all over the globe to settle in the city. Germans, in […]

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5 Ways to Immigrate to Canada

Immigration to Canada is not easy. There are many steps one has to take in order to successfully apply and get approved for Canada immigration. Also the process can take a number of months and in some cases a few years. But if you know what options are avaiiable, you can improve your changes of […]

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How to Maintain Permanent Resident Status in Canada

When someone has permanent resident status in Canada, they must fulfill their residency obligations in order to maintain their permanent resident status. How to Maintain Permanent Resident Status in Canada The main issue permanent residents in Canada have to be worried about when it comes to maintaining their permanent residency status in Canada is that […]

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Federal Skilled Worker Cap Reached, PhD Stream Still Available

According to Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the cap for Federal Skilled Worker applications has been reached. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has received a total of 10,000 applications for processing since July 1 of last year. There are still certain Federal Skilled Worker applications that are eligible for processing under the PhD stream: The deadline for […]

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Permanent Resident Application for Canada approved

  It is always nice to  receive comments from our clients like the one below. We really strive to make dreams come true. Moving to Canada is always a challenge. The paperwork, waiting periods and follow ups with Canada Immigration do not make it easy. So when we are successful with our cases, it is […]

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I’ve Lost My PR Card, What Should I Do?

PR Card is an extremely important identification document that allows you to enter and leave Canada. Without it, you could experience a variety of serious problems, including being unable to travel in and out of Canada. Your PR Card is your official, government-recognized proof that you are a permanent resident living in Canada. What to […]

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How To Renew A Permanent Residence Card

Permanent residents in Canada are given a Permanent Residence Card (PR Card) that is an identity document when they travel in and out of Canada. Upon landing in Canada, permanent residents will be provided with a Permanent Residence Card. Renewing a Permanent Residence Card A Permanent Residence card is valid for five years, and then […]

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Bill C-31 could lead to approved refugee claimants being deported

We’ve been blogging quite a bit about the new Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act, also known as Bill C-31. You can read more about it here. Much more harm will come from Bill C-31 than good Bill C-31 was initially passed last year only after certain key, controversial and harmful parts were removed. But now […]

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Canadian Immigration Minister to determine how to better recognize foreign credentials

According to the Montreal Gazette, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney plans on hiring a company to take a look at immigrants’ credentials to better assess how they can work in their field when arriving in Canada. The third-party company will work overseas and check credentials before the immigrants even arrive in Canada. “The […]

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Canadian Government Wipes Out 200,000 Waiting Skilled Worker Applications In 2012 Budget

2012 budget erases skilled worker applications that have been waiting processing for years The 2012 Federal Budget was announced yesterday, and along with getting rid of the Canadian penny, the federal government also did away with the current waiting list of 200,000 foreign worker applications. The workers’ application fees, totaling about $130 million, will be […]

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Did you know it’s Fraud Prevention Month? Don’t become a victim of immigration fraud!

Don’t become a victim of immigration fraud in Canada Despite new regulations and restrictions implemented and proposed by the Canadian government over recent months, shady immigration consultants and other people attempting to abuse the system are still taking advantage of those who want to immigrate to Canada. Ways to prevent becoming a victim of immigration […]

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Does rigid policy take being human out of the immigration to Canada equation?

A great editorial in the Hamilton Spectator this week reminds us all that immigration is about people, and that behind every application to immigrate to Canada there is a human being or family with a story. The editorial tells of a family who moved to Canada from South Korea nine years ago and pays their […]

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New Spousal Sponsorship Rules: Dangerous?

New Spousal Sponsorship rules We recently blogged about the new rules Spousal Sponsorship applications face in Canada, namely that sponsored spouses will have to remain in Canada and in the marriage for a minimum of two years before applying for permanent residency in Canada. This new rule change is to prevent immigration marriage fraud, which […]

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