Many people mistakenly think that marrying a Canadian citizen automatically grants them Canadian citizenship or permanent residence in Canada, but this is not the case. In fact, not properly following suit after you marry a Canadian citizen can result in your deportation from Canada. Woman Being Deported From Canada After Living in Canada 15 Years A […]Continue Reading
Canadian Immigration News: 2019's Latest CIC News and Updates
The latest Canada Immigration news covering the CIC, permanent residency, Express Entry draws, provincial nominee programs, family sponsorship, temporary work visas, investor visas and citizenship. Stay up to date on Canadian Immigration Latest News here! For more information about the Canadian immigration process and requirements, please visit our main page on Canadian Immigration.
Q. I have been approved as a Skilled Worker but need to know how much funds I need to settle in Canada? ________ A. Under the Skilled Worker category of Immigration, the Canada Immigration Officer assessing an application must be satisfied that you have enough funds for settlement in Canada. The funds must be […]Continue Reading
This week’s list of 3 Untrue Immigration Myths has a focus on illegal immigrants, which are often subject to much prejudice in Canada. Canadian Illegal Immigrants Myths The following myths are untrue however, are commonly passed off as legitimate arguments: Illegal Immigrants Myth 1. Illegal Immigrants Are Criminals Illegal immigration is a fact of life […]Continue Reading
Work Visas Rules for Live in Care Givers Change Live in Caregivers have been in the news over the last year. Concerns over abuse in the work place have raised issues about whether they should be able to leave their employers during the process for permanent residence. The Canadian government has in response allowed Live […]Continue Reading
Super Visa Applications for Parents and Grandparents Today is the day that Canada immigration gets “Super”. Super Visas for Parents and Grandparents are now effective. Super Visas are Visas for Parents and Grandparents of Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents who wish to come to Canada on a temporary basis. Super Visas will be issued for […]Continue Reading
The Toronto Star recently published an article telling the story of a Russian immigrant to Canada who lost his permanent residence status after not spending enough time in Canada, despite traveling frequently for business reasons. Loss of Permanent Resident Status in Canada Permanent residents are required to spend 730 days, or two years, out of […]Continue Reading
1. Can I handle my immigration application by myself? Do I need an Immigration Lawyer? ANSWER: Of course you can do it yourself. But can you handle it? Should you? That is another story. The best way to know for sure is to schedule a consultation with an immigration lawyer and ask your immigration questions. If […]Continue Reading
New documents show that from 2008 to 2010, the Canada Border Services Agency has opened 39 different investigations into marriage fraud for immigration purposes according to this article in the Winnipeg Free Press. While 39 cases doesn’t seem like a lot, many fraudulent marriage cases have similarities or often involve the same people who help […]Continue Reading
E-2 Visa Filing changes in Vancouver The US Consulate in Vancouver has begun a new E-2 visa application process. All the supporting documentation for an E-2 application is no longer needed to be sent ahead of the interview for adjudication. Officers are now looking at the supporting documentation or the “meat of the application” for […]Continue Reading
According to Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney, a new, easier way to travel to Canada is coming soon with the 10-year multiple entry visa. “More applications and higher expectations mean that Citizenship and Immigration Canada needs a more responsive and flexible processing system,” said Minister Kenney. “To achieve that, the department is providing […]Continue Reading
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