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What Kind of Immigration Processing Does VFS Global Do?

By SierraJanuary 18, 2021
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If you’ve done your research about Canadian immigration or looked into a certain immigration application process, you might’ve come across a company called VFS Global. VFS Global is an immigration processing firm that’s partnered with the Canadian government to help ease the processing load. From 2009 to 2019, Canada has awarded almost $200 million to […]

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H-1B Selection Process is Changed to Prioritize Wages

By SierraJanuary 11, 2021
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To kick off the new year within US immigration, the USCIS has announced a final rule that will alter the H-1B Visa cap selection process by amending the current lottery procedures, and prioritize wages to protect the economic interests of US workers while ensuring that most highly skilled foreign workers benefit from the temporary employment […]

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How to Read US Visa Bulletin Updates

By SierraJanuary 11, 2021

When it comes to immigration in the United States, the number of individuals interested in migrating is rapidly exceeding the number of immigrant visas available. Due to first come first serve, each applicant has a specific priority date and category which puts you on a virtual waiting list. While waiting, you will want to keep […]

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Completing A Form I-551 For US Permanent Resident Card

By SierraDecember 28, 2020
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You may be starting the process to become a permanent resident in the United States. If this is you, you will probably need to complete Form I-551 formerly known as a Green Card which is simply the document that will enable you to immigrate to the US on permanent resident status. It is proof of […]

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EB Visa: Employment-Based Visa For Permanent Workers

By SierraJanuary 6, 2021
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Let’s say you’re interested in coming to the United States to work but looking for a more permanent role. Many individuals come to the US with the plan to never leave. Approximately 140,000 immigrant visas are available each year for newcomers (and their spouses and children) who seek to immigrate based on their job skills. […]

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H-4 EAD: Employment Authorization for Dependents

By SierraDecember 5, 2020
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Are you a skilled worker interested in immigrating to Canada with your spouse and/or dependents? When immigrating through an H-1B visa, you are given the chance to bring eligible family members with you on an H-4 nonimmigrant visa. US businesses use the H-1B program to employ foreigners in specialty occupations that require a bachelor’s or higher degree […]

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Taking A Canadian Citizenship Test in 2021

By SierraJanuary 5, 2021
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In March 2020, the IRCC suspended Canadian citizenship tests due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With safeguards in place to ensure proper identification, the IRCC has launched a new virtual option for those taking Canadian citizenship tests. The IRCC will be testing this process over the next few months starting with a small group (roughly […]

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How to Immigrate to Canada as a Lawyer

By SierraJanuary 6, 2021
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Canada is looking for skilled workers in order to fill the countries labour market needs. Occupations including lawyers, are individuals that could have an opportunity waiting for them in Canada! If you are currently a lawyer in your home country, you will need to convert you qualifications and experience to meet Canadian lawyer requirements. Job […]

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How to Immigrate to Canada as a Petroleum Engineer

By SierraDecember 29, 2020
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If you are currently a petroleum engineer in your home country and interested in moving to Canada, you may have opportunities waiting for you there! Petroleum engineer occupations are currently in-demand across the country and always looked for skilled workers to enhance Canada’s economic growth. Job Description (NOC 2145) A petroleum engineer is responsible for the designing […]

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How to Immigrate to Canada as a Welder

By SierraDecember 29, 2020
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Canada is a top destination for those that have welding experience in their home country. With welders being an in-demand job and Canada always welcoming skilled workers to the country. Immigrating to Canada with welding experience could open many opportunities for you and your family if they are coming with you! Let’s learn about the […]

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Form I-601 Waiver US Grounds of Inadmissibility

By SierraNovember 18, 2020
Family Immigration News and UpdatesSpouse/Partner

Are you considered a public charge and inadmissible to the United States? The ground of inadmissibility are reasons a foreigner could be denied entry, a visa, or a green card in the United States that doesn’t apply to everyone. The term “public charge” is a type of ground of inadmissibility, in this case, someone that […]

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Canada’s Plan to Help Hong Kong Residents Immigrate to Canada

By SierraNovember 16, 2020
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It’s no secret that Canada values newcomers interested in moving to Canada as it inflates economic growth. Canada will continue to be the world’s top destination for talent, capital, and jobs by inviting these individuals with open arms, especially those from Hong Kong. In recent months, many protests have taken place due to the extradition […]

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President-Elect Joe Biden’s Plans for US Immigration

By SierraJanuary 6, 2021

The results are in! As of Saturday, November 7, we know that former Vice President Joe Biden will now be America’s next President and will be inaugurated in January 2021! These are the results many have been waiting for and are now wondering what this means for US immigration moving forward. Here at VisaPlace, we […]

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Immigration to the US as a Journalist

By SierraDecember 29, 2020
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If you are currently a Journalist in your home country and interested in moving to the United States, you may be able to make your dreams come true! There are a few occupations that tie with being a journalist in the US. As technology has grown tremendously, you not only see journalists in the industry […]

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Preparing to Move Abroad with Relocation Assistance

By SierraDecember 2, 2020

Many people are busy and need assistance, as deciding to move abroad can be risky and exhilarating. Getting your checklist sorted out before the move can be lengthy and overwhelming but a global relocation assistance service can reduce stress in the planning process. It’s a big commitment as there is a lot to prepare to […]

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