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Canada welcomes over 400,000 immigrants per year

Canada’s immigration objective is to constantly increase immigration levels in order to strengthen its economy, reunite families and provide humanitarian assistance to refugees.

Canada has three classes of immigration: economic classfamily class and refugee class.

The economic class comprises immigrants who have been selected for the

Express Entry: All-program draws set to resume July 6 confirms Immigration Minister

Immigration Minister Mr. Sean Fraser confirmed that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is on track to normalize Express Entry draws in early July. IRCC made the commitment in April, and also pledged to get the Express Entry TAT time back to six months when the all-program draws resume.

IRCC paused Express Entry invitations to apply (ITA) for permanent residence to Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) candidates in December 2020 amid the pandemic. It did the same for Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates in September 2021.

Preceding to the pandemic, IRCC usually considered all candidates in its bi-weekly Express Entry draws. This meant IRCC would invite the candidates with the highest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores, irrespective of their program of eligibility.

Nova Scotia declares new immigration targets for 2022

Nova Scotia has confirmed its allocations for the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) and the Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) for 2022. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has increased the provincial nomination number to 5,340 and added 1,173 more ratification spaces to the AIP, which is 75% more than 2021. IRCC regulates the number of allocations each year based on the Immigration Levels Plan.

Nova Scotia welcomed 9,025 new permanent residents in 2021, a record-breaking number that exceeded the previous high in 2019 by 19%. The prov

Advantage of Provincial Nomination Program

The Provincial Nomination Program started by federal and provincial governments as a way for to maximize the advantages of immigration throughout Canada. Provinces can hand-pick candidates whom they feel will support their economic growth and recommend that Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to offer them permanent resident s

British Columbia Provincial Nomination Program Draw

British Columbia is one province inviting candidates in weekly regular intervals in the recent times

Excess of 600 points can be claimed in Comprehensive Raking System by the Express Entry candidates whose application gets nominated in this Provincial Nomination Program

British Columbia PNP draw were held on June 7, 2022. Invitations in this draw were issued to 141 candidates from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, and Entry Level and Semi-Skilled subcategories and needed a minimum provincial score between 60 and 85, depending on the stream.

Express Entry: Canada Holds the Most Significant PNP Draw Since March

On 8th June, Canada invited 932 express entry candidates to apply for permanent residence. In the new draw, immigration refugees and citizenship Canada only invited provincial nominee program candidates, Due to this minimum score required to be invited to the draw was 796. The score was relatively high as PNP candidates get an automatic 600 comprehensive ranking system points added to the Bay score.

Basics about express entry

Express entry is ideally the application management system for Canada's three most prominent immigration programs, which include the Canadian experience class, the federal skilled worker program, and the federal skilled trades program. The express entry uses a point-based system, the comprehensive r

Canada is set to Welcome over 500,000 Newcomers this Summer

 

Canada is all set to welcome a high level of immigrants with gradually lifted pandemic travel restrictions. Besides immigrants, it's also hard to welcome international students and temporary foreign workers for the next few months. Canada prevented several newcomers after imposing covert travel restrictions back in 2020. The exceptions were only permanent residence and study permit approval before the rules. Gradually all these restrictions are lifted with all the main restrictions on the permanent and temporary residence.

Permanent residents, around 1,30,000 people, can land in the 3rd quarter of 2022

The Canadian government is currently pursuing the goal of landing around 4,32,000 new permanent residents in 2022, and in the previous year, Canada achieved t

How to immigrate to Canada using the Federal Skilled Worker Program

 

Potential immigrants to Canada have at least 100 different economic class immigration programs that they can cause to get status as permanent residents. The federal skilled worker program has its roots back in 1967 and has proven to be one of the most prominent options for skilled workers looking to call Canada their next home.

The federal skilled worker program is primarily designed as a pathway for candidates with professional work experience who want to immigrate to Canada permanently. It was the first program in the world that features a point system that evaluates candidates objectively and has inspired other countries like Australia and New Zealand to adopt the same approach.

You can be eligible for this program if you have at least one

Western Australia Will Resume Invitations to the Applicants From July 2022

 

Western Australia has received some additional nomination allocation for the state nominated migration program from the department of the home affairs for the remainder of the 2021 to 2022 program your. Migration services will proceed with finalizing state nomination with the additional nomination allocation NAV available as applications are currently on hand. The applicants will be contacted as required. Next, applications for the state nominations are now being accepted, and the subsequent invitation round is anticipated to be held again. They are commencing in the 2022-2023 program, your people residing overseas An eligible to be considered for the Western Australia state nomination.

Invitations to apply for the Western Australia state nomination will be through the ranking system giving pr

Canada planning significant Express Entry changes

The Canadian government is likely to plan changes to the express entry system to allow the immigration minister to invite candidates based on the economic objectives. A spokesperson Eden Strickland generally told on behalf of the immigration minister that these proposed changes would improve Canada's ability to select applications that match the financial requirements. In addition, through our grouping pool of candidates seeking to become permanent residents, this will allow the ircc to conduct the targeted draws that are aimed at selecting the queue that has specific language skills or healthcare qualifications to name.

The changes are currently being discussed in the Canadian parliament, and the immigration refugees citizenship Canada presented the proposed changes to the standin

Express Entry Applications to be Processed within six months Again

Before the pandemic, the Canadian government aimed to process the most entry immigration applications in just six months. Unfortunately, the applicants had to wait much longer to do the pandemic. Non-Canadian experience class expresses that entry applicants are waiting for more than 20 months for immigration refugees and citizenship Canada to finalize their permanent resident applications.

Thankfully the ircc has recently confirmed processing the new express entry applications in the next six months. It will take effect once the ircc resumes the express entry invitations to the federal skilled worker program and federal skilled trades program candidates in July 1st week.

The normalization of the express entry in early July is undoubted

Canada Permanent Residence Proof of Funds Increased

 

 

IRCC has updated the proof of settlement funds requirement for Canada permanent Resident applicants. The changes mainly apply to express entry candidates in the professional federal skilled worker program, the Federal Skilled Trade Program candidates. They do not apply to candidates who are on valid job offer in Canada nor the Canadian Experience Class. The candidate should not have a Canadian job and will need the following amounts to remain eligible for the immigration process.

Number of family members       Funds required in CAD

Express Entry: Canada Invites 545 PNP Candidates

 

On 22nd April, Canadian immigration minister sean Fraser announced that the express entry invitation for the federal skilled worker program and Canadian experience class candidates would start by July 1st. At the same time, the minister also stated that he expects most of the new express entry applications to be processed within a 6-month service.

It is a major News Express entry draw for fswp applicants that have been passed since the start of the pandemic, while the same has been given for the CIC candidates has been given since September 2021. The processing times for the programs are also currently well above the 6-month target as the ircc implemented the temporary interrup

What you need to know about the Express Entry process before it Opens in July 2022

 

Federal Skilled Worker and Canadian Experience Classdraws will be held for permanent resident visa through Express Entry in early July 2022.

 

Sean Fraser, Canadian Immigration Minister made the statement on April 22.

 

As Express Entry is the principal method used by the Canadian government to process skilled worker applications, this is a significant de

Canada’s PNP Immigration results for April 2022

 

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) issued nearly 3,000 invitations to apply for provincial nomination only in April 2022.

This Provincial Immigration Program is jointly operated by federal, provincial and territorial governments which helps each province to design their own immigration programs to meet their labour market needs to fulfil  their economic and demographic requirements.

Canada introduced Provincial Nomination Program (PNP) in 1998 for encouraging immigrants to the less populated areas of the country and PNP accounts for a remarkable share of economic immigration to most provinces and territories of Canada. Many small provinces such as Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba and Saskatchewan depend on this program to meet its labour requirements 

Express entry link PNP

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Global Talent Visa vs. General Skilled Migration program - Australia Permanent Residency

 

Visas like the skilled independent visa, skilled nominated, and skilled work regional professional visa was not processed during Australia's border closure and travel restrictions from 2020 to late 2021. The global talent visa, on the flip side, has gained a lot of popularity as it was one of the best options for skilled and talented individuals as it was specially designed to streamline the pathway to permanent residency for those who were considered outstanding global talent and high caliber.

The places allocated for the skilled independent visa program are only 6500 for 2021 to 2022. The global talent program was distributed to 15,000 homes, and it shows the Australian government's push to attract top-ranked talent in Australia. The low number of places allocated to the skilled independent visa also made the program qu

Why Employers can Hire More Tech Talent in Canada

 

Currently, Canadian tech employers face labour shortages as the tech sector grows despite the pandemic. One of the best ways to support the gaps in the labour market is to hire talent from abroad. The crux of the council of Canadian innovators was the shortage of qualified workers in Canada. 

It was a recent call for the federal government to file a new visa that would allow the tech labourers to come to Canada without any job offer. Considering the importance of the tech sector to the economy, federal and provincial governments now offer different options to employers seeking to recruit new talent.

Global talent stream

The global talent stream with specially designed to process at least 80% of the applications in two weeks or less. Canadian employers can use it to onboard foreign employees without delay. The employers need to fall under category A or B to

Ways to Sponsor your Spouse and Children for Canadian Immigration

 

Canadian citizens and permanent residents can sponsor their instant families for immigration. It would be best to meet some eligibility criteria for being the sponsor. For example, you need to be at least 18 years old and have a Canadian citizen besides having a permanent residency or Indian status. You also need to prove that you are not receiving any social health and can financially support your family. There are other specific criteria at the same time that you need to meet. When you demonstrate that you intend to return once immigrated refugees and citizenship Canada decides on your file if you are a citizen applying to sponsor a family from outside.

Things to consider

You can also sponsor children who are dependent on you. If you are sponsoring your spouse, you need to be married to them in an in-person ceremony. Virtual marriag

April Week Results for the PNP are Out Here

 

Manitoba organized a special provincial nominee program invitation round for Ukraine citizens in the past week. Several Canadian provinces and territories operate their local nominee programs. The interested candidates may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination through these programs. Even though the provincial nomination is not the same as a permanent address, it can majorly increase the chances of obtaining the permanent resident status.

BC

The British Columbia provincial nominee program had held its weekly round of invitations just the previous week on 12th April. At least 155 British Columbia immigration candidates received invitations to apply for the provincial nomination. Candidates invited through the tech draws need to align with the immigration, which is managed through the skills and immigration registration system. The candidates who received invi

Regional Visa for Skilled Work (Subclass 491)

 

The skilled work regional visa allows skilled migrants to live, study, and work in designated regions for around five years. The NSW nomination is by invitation only. One needs to register their interest on the NSW government website to be considered for the nomination. The NSW will use the information they provide when they register their interest to decide whether they will be selected to apply or not.

Applying for the visa nomination, check the eligibility criteria.

Before one applies with the RDA, they must have used for and return on investment with investment in New South Wales. In addition, they must include their ROI number in the application. Firstly, they need to check the NSW government website and then the RDA website in the region they plan to apply to check if they are eligible for nomination.

To be eligible for the NSW nomination, one must hold a valid skills a