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How Canada is Helping Afghans Immigrate to Canada

By Ella BergquistAugust 31, 2021
Permanent ResidencyFamily Immigration

Canada has created several pathways to help those in Afghanistan needing to immigrate immediately.

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How to Write a Letter of Explanation (LoE)

By CaseyDecember 13, 2021
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In some cases, applicants may be required to provide a Letter of Explanation (LoE) with their application. Learn what to include in your LoE here.

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Parents and Grandparents Program 2021 Will Accept Record Number of Applicants

By Ella BergquistSeptember 21, 2021
Family ImmigrationParent & Grandparent

Canada announces they will invite a record number of people for the Parent and Grandparent Program in 2021.

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2020 Canada PGP Lottery Starts Issuing Invitations

By CaseyJanuary 6, 2021
Family ImmigrationParent & Grandparent

The delayed 2020 PGP lottery has started issuing invitations this month. Here’s what you can expect from this lottery and learn how to prepare for the next.

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How Can I Go to Canada with My Canadian Citizen Spouse?

By CaseyOctober 20, 2020
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

We explain your options if you’re a Canadian citizen living abroad wanting to bring your foreign-born spouse back to Canada with you.

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Canada Eases Restrictions on Family Members Traveling to Canada

By Ella BergquistDecember 29, 2021
Family ImmigrationVisitor Visas

Canada plans to let close and extended family members cross the Canada border to visit their family during border shutdown.

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When Is The Next PGP Lottery?

By SierraDecember 19, 2021
Family ImmigrationParent & Grandparent

The Parent and Grandparent Program is going back October 13th, 2020, but with some changes! Here is what you need to know.

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Are Canada Spousal Sponsorship Processing Times Too Long?

By CaseyAugust 19, 2020
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

Some families are having trouble with the waiting period for a spousal sponsorship application to be processed in Canada. Learn how VisaPlace can help.

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Changes to Canadian Citizenship Benefits Same-Sex Couples and Couples with Fertility Issues

By CaseyJuly 15, 2020
Permanent ResidencyFamily ImmigrationCanadian CitizenshipChild

The Canadian government ruled a change in the interpretation of “parent” under the Citizenship Act to have equal rights as biological parents do.

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Canada Processing Time 2022

By Ella BergquistApril 27, 2022
Permanent ResidencyWorking in CanadaFamily ImmigrationVisitor VisasStudy PermitsSpouse/Partner

Find out how long it will take to process a Canadian visa processing time for Canada PR, Study Permit, Visitor Visa, Canada Citizenship, etc.

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Parent and Grandparent Immigration: COVID-19 Update

By SierraApril 2, 2020
Family ImmigrationParent & Grandparent

March 27t, 2020 UPDATE. The 2020 Parent and Grandparent Immigration Program is currently going through some changes due to Coronavirus/COVID-19.

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Definition of a Dependent Child in January 2020, according to Canadian Immigration Laws and Regulations

By visaplaceJanuary 15, 2020
Family ImmigrationChild

Understanding the requirments for a dependent child is criticial when applying for Canadian visas and permanent residency.

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