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The Province of Quebec has added two more years to the suspension of the popular Quebec Immigrant Investor Program The Ministry of Immigration, Francisation and Integration (MIFI) announced the news on Wednesday March 31, 2021. The program will not reopen before April 1, 2023. “This period will allow the MIFI to finalize the current revision work,…

Last week , the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) issued 100 new invitations to eligible candidates on Express Entry, who had CRS points of at least 360 . These invited candidates can now apply for a provincial nomination under the AINP. The first step to be eligible is to enter into the Express Entry System. Almost every…

British Columbia immigration targeted 29 IT occupations on January 26. 81 invitations were sent to skilled workers and international graduates in a new BC PNP draw. The January 26 draw featured invitations through four streams of the BC Provincial Nominee Program Minimum scores were 80 for all four streams. The featured streams were: SI – Skilled…

Prince Edward Island had its first provincial draw of 2021, issuing 211 invitations to apply to skilled worker and entrepreneur candidates. A total of 196 of the invitations went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. Business impact candidates received the remaining 15 invitations. They required a minimum score of 80 points. Potential dates for the next…

Canada’s economy has been impacted by COVID-19 and new immigrants and international students will be a big help in order to recover the economy after the pandemic. The COVID 19 pandemic has affected travel worldwide. Last March, Canada introduced travel restrictions to control the spread of the virus. Despite this, (IRCC) continued to process applications for…

The government of Canada originally allocated 7,600 provincial nomination for the (OINP) out of the 61,000 that were expected to be welcomed through the  (PNP) in 2020. This year, Ontario has issued 8,050 nominations to eligible candidates. All new immigration applications and the ones in the process will be considered under next year’s nomination allocation. Ontario’s allocation…

IRCC Canada is now processing a higher volume of spousal immigration applications. Coronavirus pandemic caused a slowdown in processing spousal applications but thankfully, it is now back on track. Before the pandemic, Canada had plans to welcome more than 70,000 new immigrants under the Spousal, Partners and Children category. With the new 2021-2023 Immigration Levels…

IRCC released the below statement in regards to application processing times. Due to #COVID19 service disruptions, we are unable to provide accurate processing timelines. Please note that we cannot offer a response to any questions on the turnaround for the processing of applications at this time. We continue to process study permit and work permit…

The 163rd Express Entry draw was held yesterday in Canada, inviting immigration candidates to apply for permanent residency in 4 different categories. The latest Express Entry round issued invitations to eligible candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of 472. The point dropped by 3 points compare to the last draw help on September 2nd….

  The UAE  is the fifth most popular country of  successful Express Entry candidates. Although the current pandemic has slowed down immigration, Canada still  continues to process skilled workers applications. Skilled workers are evaluated based on different factors such as age, education level ,work experience  and language proficiency. The majority of immigrants from the Emirates are…