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What is CEAC

What Is a CEAC Visa Status?

January 14, 2019 /

The Consular Electronic Applications Center (CEAC) allows foreign individuals and their legal representatives to check the status of U.S. visa applications online. People use this system to make payments for their applications, submit and check files and documents. After September 3, 2013, the United States required individuals to file their immigration petition to the U.S. DOS using […]

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DUI

Will Canada’s Stricter Stance on Drunk Driving Affect You?

January 2, 2019 / /

As of December 18, 2018, driving while drunk, in Canada, will be considered ‘serious criminality’. This change is the result of amendments made to the Canadian Criminal Code. This new amendment has the ability to impact immigrants living in Canada, as well as, those hoping to move to Canada. The new amendments increased the maximum […]

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Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program

Canada’s Parents and Grandparent Sponsorship Update 2019

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In 2018, the IRCC announced the will be reopening the Parents and Grandparent Sponsorship Program in 2019. In the previous years this program would open on January 2nd. This is not the case in 2019. The IRCC tweeted that they will not be opening the program until late January 2019. The IRCC expects to process […]

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December Express Entry Draw

Express Entry Draw December 19, 2018 #107 – Canadian Immigration

December 19, 2018 / /

The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw took place on December 19, 2018 which was the 107th Express Entry draw. This was the #107 Express Entry Draw and the second draw of December 2018. The draw gave 3,900 invitations to those with a CRS cut off score of 439. The most recent draw, the 106th, gave […]

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Express Entry Draw January 108

Express Entry Draw January 2019 #108 – Canadian Immigration

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The latest round of invitation of the Express Entry Draw took place on January 10, 2019 which was the 108th Express Entry draw. The #108 draw offered 3,900 ITAs to those with a cut off CRS score of 449 or higher. This was the #108 Express Entry Draw and the first draw of January and the first […]

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Parents and Grandparents 2019

Family Sponsorship 2019: Parents and Grandparents Program

December 18, 2018 / /

Family reunification is a major pillar of Canada’s immigration policy. On August 20th, 2018 the Minister of Immigration, Ahmed Hussen, announced that they will be accepting 20,000 applications for the sponsorship of parents and grandparents in 2019. This is 4 times the number of applications accepted when the program reopened in 2014, when the cap […]

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US 2018 Look Ahead

US Immigration 2019: What to Expect

December 6, 2018 /

The year 2018 has been a big year for US Immigration policy. The Trump administration has re-worked several aspects of US immigration including the H-1B visa and has entered into a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada. US immigration is becoming more challenging and 2019 could see more limitations on immigration emerging. H-1B Visa […]

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2019 Look-Ahead for Canada Immigration News

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2018 has been a busy year for immigration in Canada from Express Entry Draws to the Provincial Nominee Program. Not to mention, quite a few changes have been made in categories like inadmissibility and USMCA. Considering these changes, we can begin to predict what to expect for Canadian immigration in 2019. Canadian Immigration in 2019: […]

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Snoop Dogg Canadian Citizen

Snoop Dogg Wants To Become a Canadian Citizen in a Month

December 4, 2018 / /

Back in 2016 many celebrities threatened to move to Canada if Donald Trump was elected the President of the United States. Although many threatened to do so, not many have yet. Last week, Justin Bieber and Hailey Bieber (Baldwin) started their move to Canada and now Snoop Dogg has announced he may be doing the […]

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Immigration Scams 2019

Immigration Scams to Watch Out For in 2019

November 28, 2018 / /

Immigration fraud is always very prevalent in Canada which is why it is important to have knowledge of what type of immigration scams to look for. An immigration scam is something someone created to take the money of foreigners in exchange for a promise to get them into Canada. Scams can be found online, through […]

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