On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada announced the completion of negotiations toward a new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The all new USMCA agreement or rather the United States – Mexico – Canada trade agreement will replace the old North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by the end of 2018 or early 2019. While […]Continue Reading
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On September 30th, the United States, Canada and Mexico officially unveiled their new trade agreement- USMCA. Many have followed the impending trade deal with concern about how a new trade deal would effect immigration to the US. This new trade deal will grant USMCA Trade National (TN) visas to Canadians. The new USMCA TN visa will function much […]Continue Reading
As many people know the Trump administration has been vocal about how much they hated the NAFTA deal. The United States came up with a completely new deal, instead of re-working NAFTA. Just before the midnight deadline on Sunday, the US and Canada agreed on a deal for USMCA or United States Mexico Canada Agreement. […]Continue Reading
A recent policy change now allows immigration authorities to deny visas without allowing the applicant to fix any mistakes. It also means that Immigration officers can deny an application if it is missing any pertinent information. Before this change, the officer had to send a notification to the applicant and allow them time to correct […]Continue Reading
The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw October took place on October 3rd, 2018 which was the 101st Express Entry draw. The #101 Express Entry draw gave 3,900 invites to those with a cut off score of 445 or higher. This was the 101st Express Entry Draw and the first draw of October 2018. […]Continue Reading
The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw September took place on September 24th, 2018 which was the 100th Express Entry draw. This was the 100th Express Entry Draw and the third draw of September 2018.This draw only targeted qualified tradespeople in the Federal Skilled Trades (FST) program, so Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) and Canadian […]Continue Reading
The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw September took place on September 19, 2018 which was the 99th Express Entry draw. This was the 99th Express Entry Draw and the second draw of September 2018. The 99th draw issued 3,500 invites to those with a cut off CRS score of 441. The last draw, […]Continue Reading
Thousands of people contact VisaPlace each year with a similar question: how can I bring my girlfriend or boyfriend to the US? Although it seems like there could be an easy answer it can be a bit more difficult because there are many different options. Love is a powerful thing that make people do crazy things including […]Continue Reading
Starting a family through adoption is an exciting time but it can also seem overwhelming. There are many rules surrounding adoption and a through understanding of these laws is necessary. If you decide to adopt a child from outside of Canada, there a specific requirements that need to be met in order for the child […]Continue Reading
Babies born in Canada are granted Canadian citizenship even if you are not a citizen. However, this does not mean that, as a parent, you will be automatically granted citizenship. As a result, it can seem confusing to know what to do after your baby is born. There are a couple of options available to […]Continue Reading
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