Lawyers here are so kind and sweet and provide so much information in an easy to understand way, especially about visa and obtaining work once in the country. My lawyer was very good and I’m looking forward to having her knowledge in the future for any other immigration needs.
Expired Canadian PR Card: Next Steps
Are you a permanent resident in Canada? You may already know that your Canada PR Card contains an expiry date which is when your permanent resident card is ready to expire. You will then need to submit an application to renew it! But what if you wait too long and don’t renew your PR card? […]
Who Can Apply for Express Entry Canada
Good news for Canada Express Entry Program. This is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of VisaPlace.com. You don’t often hear me say good news when I speak about Canadian immigration law. Over the last few years, it has been harder and harder to qualify for immigration to Canada and to United States, but under […]
Express Entry comes to British Columbia
The province of British Columbia has developed its own subcategory of Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s express entry system. It will allow the province to select candidates that will satisfy the economic needs of British Columbia while also offering individuals the chance to immigrate to Canada without a job offer. The province will nominate candidates who […]
Express Entry Now Available in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan has implemented a new subcategory of the federal express entry program that is intended for new immigrants to Canada interested in living in Saskatchewan specifically. Those who wish to be considered should ensure they designate Saskatchewan as their province of choice when applying to be ranked in the federal express entry pool. The Saskatchewan […]
Canada’s Express Entry Program FAQs for 2022
The Express Entry system is one of the most popular ways to obtain permanent residency in Canada. New practices have been adopted to deal with incoming applications, which means much faster processing times. However, not everyone is as clued-up about Express Entry as they claim to be, and here at VisaPlace, we’ve noticed there are several misconceptions […]
What the Express Entry System Means for Immigrants Already in Canada?
The Express Entry electronic immigration system allows Canadian employers to find skilled workers via an eligible pool of applicants. Express Entry has already revolutionized Canada’s immigration system, and was mainly brought into place to address the country’s labor shortages. The new system means that eligible candidates who wish to immigrate to Canada are placed in a pool […]
Guide to the Comprehensive Ranking System – Express Entry
Since the 2015 Express Entry system is now operational, we’ve taken the time to go over the CRS criteria in detail below as a Canadian immigration points calculator, so you can determine how many points you will score for the Express Entry 2015 as outlined by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). For each section below, there is a maximum number […]
5 Reasons for Canadian Permanent Resident Visa Rejection
Every year, thousands of prospective applicants have their Canadian permanent residence applications rejected. This leads to countless cases of disappointment and unwanted stress for families who had their eyes set on relocating to Canada. Canada is full of great opportunities for immigrants and skilled foreign nationals, but in order to get there, they first have […]
5 Must Know Things About the Express Entry Immigration Program
As recently reported by CBC News, a coalition of groups drawn from the retail, food, and tourism industries are urging the government to give entry-level temporary foreign workers similar quick access that skilled immigrant workers will get under the express entry program. Under the new system, the government will fast track permanent residency applications for […]
Live-in Caregiver Program Changes May Not Solve Backlog
As recently reported by MSN News – Those who represent live-in caregivers are worried due to the federal government proposal to move the program to the new Express Entry immigration system. While the Express Entry system, being implemented in the new year, does provide skilled workers with a path to citizenship, live-in caregiver groups are […]
What is the Express Entry Program?
In January 2015, the Canadian government is set to launch a new electronic immigration system that will offer express entry for skilled and qualified immigrants. About the Express Entry Program The new Express Entry program will manage applications for permanent residence for immigrants who can fill jobs where there is a lack of available skilled Canadian […]
How Long is Processing for Canadian Application?
Reminder: Due to the impact Coronavirus has had on Canadian immigration, offices are experiencing delays in both receiving and processing citizenship applications for the time being. There are many steps you must take and requirements must meet in order to become a Canadian citizen. But it’s common to have many questions about what exactly happens […]
How Express Entry Works for Canadian Immigration 2019
The Canadian Government has gone ahead with a new system that will allow qualified immigrants to gain ‘Express Entry‘ starting in 2015. This will help fill open jobs for which there are no Canadian workers. Express Entry which used to be known as Expression of interest will be an easier path to Canada that will pick […]
Do I Qualify For Permanent Residence In Canada?
In 2013, about 200,000 people became permanent residents of Canada. These individuals entered Canada as permanent residents under several different eligibility levels. Some became residents because they proved their ability to work and support themselves in the nation, others became residents because a loved one sponsored their arrival, others still became residents under refugee status. […]
Green Card for Canadians approved!
Niren & Associates provided a wonderful experience for my wife and I as she undertook the process of obtaining her employment authorization to work in the US, US Advance Parole and a United States Green Card. The service we received from Fadi Minawi and his legal assistant Laura Eaton was beyond reproach. There was always […]