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Can a Person Enter Canada After Being Deported from the US?

By CaseyFebruary 14, 2020
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If you have been deported from the United States for any reason it could have devastating repercussions. During your deportation or removal, the agent officer will tell you how long you must stay outside of the US. Typically a border or immigration officer will require five, ten, 20 or forever until you can return. Depending […]

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Ripple effect of Trump Travel Bans on Canadian Immigration

By MorganFebruary 11, 2020
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On February 1, 2020, the United States announced that six more countries would be added to the existing travel bans. These countries are Nigeria, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan, Tanzania. This ban means that citizens of these nations will not be able to immigrate to the United States. The ban is set to go into effect […]

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Express Entry Draw February 5, 2020 #136 – Latest CRS Score

By Ella BergquistFebruary 6, 2020
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Express Entry Draw February #136 The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw took place on February 5, 2020, which was the 136th Express Entry Draw. The draw offered 3,500 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 472. This was the #136 Express Entry Draw and the first draw of February. Improving Your CRS Score If […]

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Why Express Entry CRS is Unlikely To Go Lower than 440

By MorganFebruary 11, 2020
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The Canadian Express Entry system works by assigning a point value to biographical information about you. These points are tallied and you as a part of the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) and you are awarded a score. This score is known as your CRS Score. Every time an Express Entry draw occurs, the draw announces […]

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How to Reapply for a Canadian Tourist Visa After Being Rejected

By Michael NirenFebruary 3, 2020
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Canadian tourist visas can be very difficult to get. If you apply for one, you could find that your application has been rejected. If this happens, what can you do? Reapplying after any Canadian visa denial is always an option. Don’t forget this option, even though being denied a Canadian visa can be very frustrating and upsetting. […]

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Latest Alberta PNP Draws 2020 (AINP)

By Ella BergquistFebruary 13, 2020
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The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) regularly searches the IRCC’s Express Entry pool to find candidates who may meet the criteria of one of Alberta’s Express Entry immigration streams. The AINP collects individuals from the Express Entry Pool to personally invite them to live and work in Alberta. If you are interested in living and working in Alberta, the Alberta […]

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Ontario Seeks More Immigrants to Work in Manufacturing

By CaseyJanuary 30, 2020
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Ontario has found itself in grave need for industrial workers. These foreign workers would include holding jobs such as painters, sewing-machine operators and electronic assemblers. Ontario is so desperate for these types of workers that they are promising them permanent residency in exchange for a job in manufacturing. The only requirement is that these newcomers […]

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Should a Canadian Receive a Pardon for Minor Crimes?

By CaseyJanuary 28, 2020
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Though most pardons are for minor crimes, Canadians can be given pardons, or record suspensions, for many serious crimes — in the most recent year, pardons were granted for manslaughter, kidnapping, attempted murder, hostage-taking and arson with disregard for human life, among other things. A senior RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) officer wrote, “When a Canadian […]

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Express Entry Draw January 22, 2020 #135 – Latest CRS Score

By Ella BergquistFebruary 6, 2020
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Express Entry Draw January #135 The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw took place on January 22, 2020, which was the 135th Express Entry Draw. The draw offered 3,400 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 471. This was the #135 Express Entry Draw and the second draw of January. Improving Your CRS Score If […]

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Canadian Tech Industry Jobs 2020: Immigrate for Work

By MorganJanuary 23, 2020
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Canada’s tech sector is currently experiencing a boom. Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver are establishing themselves as leaders in technology like AI and clean tech. Canada has worked steadily to encourage tech talent. The Toronto/Kitchener/ Waterloo area is now known for its reputation in training young IT professionals. More US companies, like Google, Facebook and Amazon […]

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Should I Sign My Child’s Passport?

By CaseyJanuary 16, 2020
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Melissa Biggs from Kingston, Ontario is warning parents travelling with young children not to sign their child’s passport because it will result in the passport being invalid. Biggs signed her infant son’s passport at a U.S. airport in March last year, as she was told to do by the TSA agent in order to board […]

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Latest Saskatchewan PNP Draws 2020 (SINP)

By Ella BergquistFebruary 14, 2020
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The Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) regularly searches the IRCC’s Express Entry pool to find candidates who may meet the criteria of one of Saskatchewan’s Express Entry immigration streams. The SINP collects individuals from the Express Entry Pool to personally invite them to live and work in Saskatchewan. Learn more about how the SINP process and application. Please see […]

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