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2018 H1-B and Spouse's right to work

2018 H1-B Visa Changes May Affect You and Your Spouse

July 12, 2018 / /

What is the H1-B Visa? The H1-B Visa is a work visa that allows highly skilled workers to work in the United States. A high skill worker is a worker with a University education or extensive work experience. To apply for this visa, you must have a current job offer from a United States Company. […]

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Express Entry Draw July, 2018 #95 – Canadian Immigration

July 11, 2018 / /

The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw July will take place in July 2018 which will be the 95th Express Entry draw. This will be the 95th Express Entry Draw and the second draw of July 2018. The 94th draw gave 3,750 invitations to those with a CRS score of 442 or higher.  We […]

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Express Entry July

Express Entry Draw July, 2018 #94 – Canadian Immigration

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The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw July will took place on July 11, 2018 which will be the 94th Express Entry draw. This was the 94th Express Entry Draw and the first draw of July 2018. The #94 Express Entry Draw issued 3,750 invitations to people with a CRS score of 442 or […]

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Live in Saskatchewan

What It’s Like to Live in Saskatchewan as a Newcomer

July 9, 2018 /

Saskatchewan has been called the “land of the living skies” for its beautiful sunrises and colorful skies, and is known for its lakes and natural beauty. What you may not know, however, is what a diverse, lively, and unique place to live it really is. From a vibrant arts and culture scene, to its many provincial […]

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ITA Deadline Change

Changes to the Express Entry Application Deadline 2018

July 3, 2018 / /

What has changed about the application deadline? On June 26, 2018 the IRCC made a decision to change the Express Entry permanent deadline application from 90 days to only 60 days. This means that candidates who receive an invitation to apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence after June 26, 2018 will only have 60 days to […]

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Top Questions and Answers About Canada Legalizing Weed

June 29, 2018 /

After October 17, 2018 Canada will be legalizing recreational marijuana use. The bill will allow Canadian provinces to control and regulate how marijuana can be grown, distributed and sold. Canada is the second country to legalize weed national wide, just behind Uruguay who legalized marijuana in 2017. Trudeau made legalizing cannabis part of his campaign platform […]

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Entering the US After Canada Legalized Marijuana

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After October 17, 2018 Canada will officially be allowing recreational use of marijuana nation wide. Canada is only the second country in the world to legalize marijuana, just behind Uruguay who leagalized marijuana’s production, sale and consumption in Demeter 2013. Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, explained that this bill is focused on making marijuana harder for […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban: What it Means and What to Do if You’re Affected

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Over the past year, various versions of a travel ban on certain countries have been proposed. The first two versions were turned down, however, after months of deliberation the US Supreme Court has voted to uphold the ban as an acceptable exercise of executive power, with a few minor changes. Resulting in a 5-4 vote, […]

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Alberta PNP 2018 Update: Express Entry and Alberta Opportunity Streams

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As of June 2018, the Canadian province of Alberta has made official two new streams as part of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). These are the Express Entry Stream, and the Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS), each offering new opportunities for immigrants to get permanent residence. Note that the AOS replaces the Employer-Driven Stream and […]

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Alberta for New Immigrants: Living Like a Local

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What It’s Like to Live in Alberta as a Newcomer The province of Alberta has a little bit of everything: from mountains and lakes, to arts and culture. The two largest cities in the province are Calgary and Edmonton, however Alberta is filled with smaller cities and towns each with something special to offer. Throughout […]

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