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Are TRVs (Temporary Resident Visas) Still Being Processed?

By CaseyMay 28, 2020
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While Canada has imposed travel restrictions, candidates are still welcome to submit temporary residence (visitor visa) applications. The global spread of COVID-19 has led to the introduction of new immigration measures affecting foreign nationals, particularly temporary foreign workers, their families and international students.  Despite these recent developments, IRCC has announced a significant number of exemptions and has repeatedly stated […]

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Express Entry Draw May 27, 2020 #149 – CRS Score

By Ella BergquistMay 28, 2020
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Express Entry Draw May 27, 2020 #149 The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw took place on May 27, 2020, which was the 149th Express Entry Draw. The draw offered 385 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 757. This draw was specifically towards candidates who qualify for Provincial Nominee Program Candidates who have […]

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Expired H-1B Visa, How to Renew, Extend, and Stay in the US

By Ella BergquistMay 27, 2020
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The H-1B Visa is a very popular visa for foreign workers looking to work in the United States because of its lengthy valid time. The H-1B is initially granted a period of three years to work and live in the United States. When that three years is coming to an end you can apply for […]

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Can Immigrants Recieve a Stimulus Payment Due to COVID-19?

By Sierra AlongiMay 26, 2020

Coronavirus has impacted many individuals in the United States the past couple of months affecting personal finances as well as the economy. To ease the financial hardship on Americans, Congress has decided to send out stimulus checks. Not all citizens are eligible to receive a stimulus, and more specifically, not all immigrants are eligible. What […]

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Staying in the US After Graduation as an Immigrant

By Ella BergquistMay 25, 2020

The United States has thousands of international students studying in the US every single year. Every student wonders what happens after they graduate. Do I have to go back to my home country? Can I stay in the United States? Do I get a Green Card? Thankfully the United States has a program that allows […]

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US Immigration Fees Possibly Increasing Due to COVID-19

By Sierra AlongiMay 26, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the USCIS has lost a ton of revenue throughout all the restrictions and closures US immigration has endured during this national pandemic. Because of this, US immigration fees are at risk to increase. The USCIS makes its money by offering services to foreigners looking to immigrate to the United States, but like […]

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Need to Enter the US When the Borders are Closed? Get the VisaPlace Entry Package!

By Ella BergquistMay 22, 2020

Do you want to enter the United States during its travel restrictions during COVID-19? You may be able to! VisaPlace is offering a special Entry Package offer to help you enter the US while its borders are closed. Currently the United States has travel restrictions for many foreigners in efforts to keep the Coronavirus contained. […]

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Canada Remains a Top Destination for International Students

By Zainab JamalMay 22, 2020
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Immigration remains a priority and at the forefront of the agenda as Canada continues to recognize the importance of immigration amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Immigration is of vital importance to Canada and the contributions of international students are undeniable. “International students contribute significant economic, social and cultural value to Canada”. Per The Honourable Marco E. L. […]

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Travel Restrictions Between Canada and US to be Extended

By CaseyMay 20, 2020

Both Canada and the United States have settled on a plan to extend the ban on all non-essential travel between the two countries through June 21 in order to continue the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. This was brought to each nations attention on Tuesday after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about the topic. The […]

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Canada’s Global Talent Stream

By CaseyMay 20, 2020
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Introduced in June 2017, the Global Talent Stream has allowed Canada to welcome nearly 40,000 newcomers to live there. This stream is a two-year pilot program that assists certain Canadian employers to hire highly-skilled talent from around the world. This allows Canadian employers to advance the hiring of foreign workers to fill specialized occupations when […]

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Need to Enter Canada When the Borders are Closed? Get the VisaPlace Entry Package!

By Ella BergquistMay 22, 2020

Do you want to enter Canada during its travel restrictions during COVID-19? You may be able to! VisaPlace is offering a special Entry Package offer to help you enter Canada while its borders are closed. Currently the Canadian border is closed to those who are not citizens, permanent residents, or have an essential reason to […]

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Canadian Immigration Options for French Speakers

By CaseyMay 19, 2020
Permanent Residency

Both the Federal and provincial governments have resources specifically available to help French-speaking immigrants mesh into their new communities. There are many options available to French speaking foreign workers for both temporary residence and permanent residence. The immigration programs presented by the government test for proficiency in both English and French, meaning that French-speakers stand […]