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Category Archives: Permanent Resident Cards

This Week in Canadian Immigration: May 26, 2017

Each week we collect stories related to Canadian immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from the ongoing changes in Canadian immigration laws to success stories. We then give you fresh links at the bottom that link to […]

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This Week in Canadian Immigration: May 19, 2017

Each week we collect stories related to Canadian immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from the ongoing changes in Canadian immigration laws to success stories. We then give you fresh links at the bottom that link to […]

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This Week in Canadian Immigration: May 12, 2017

Each week we collect stories related to Canadian immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from the ongoing changes in Canadian immigration laws to success stories. We then give you fresh links at the bottom that link to […]

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This Week in Canadian Immigration: May 5, 2017

Each week we collect stories related to Canadian immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from the ongoing changes in Canadian immigration laws to success stories. We then give you fresh links at the bottom that link to […]

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Green Card Lottery Winners Have Been Picked

What It Takes To Win A Green Card On May 2nd, 2017, over 14 million people found out if they won the 2018 U.S. Green Card lottery. This lottery process is sometimes known as the diversity visa lottery. Although over 14 million people applied for a green card, only about 50,000 people will receive one. […]

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Canada Eliminates Conditional Permanent Residence

Ending Conditional PR to Stop Abusive Relationships As of April 28, 2017, spouses and common-law partners who are sponsored to immigrate to Canada will not experience a period of conditional Permanent Resident status. From this point further, they will have full permanent residence upon arriving in Canada. The Canadian government suggested that by eliminating the […]

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How to Get Canadian Temporary Work Permits for Permanent Residency

How to get Canadian temporary work permits for permanent residency may be a nagging question for any non-Canadian working in the country through a temporary work permit. The uncertainty of what happens when that permit expires is very real. What is to stop the government from deporting the expired permit holder? Or, more importantly, what […]

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How Long Should I Allow for PR Card Processing Time?

Whether you’ve applied for your first PR (Permanent Resident) card, or are simply renewing your old one, it’s important to allow enough processing time – especially if you’re planning on making a trip outside Canada soon. Below, we’ve outlined a few tips regarding PR card processing time, and how far in advance you need to […]

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What Should I do if my PR Card is Expired?

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of visaplace.com. So a lot of people are asking us about PR card renewal, in particular what happens if you?re out of the country and your PR card status has expired and you want to return back to Canada. […]

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What if your PR card expires?

Permanent resident cards (PR cards) all have an expiry date, and the government recommends that you take the necessary steps to renew your card at least six months in advance of this expiry date. However, often times permanent residents are unable to do so and end up with an expired card. So what happens if […]

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