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Canada Nanny Visa: Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker

By MorganOctober 15, 2019
Working in Canada

Many working parents in Canada depend on nannies to help cover their child care. Child care and care giving can be great avenues for skilled carers to explore when they are considering immigrating to Canada. The Home Child Care Provider Pilot and the Home Support Work Pilot were launched in June, 2019 and began accepting […]

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Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) October 10, 2019 Draw #74

By Ella BergquistOctober 10, 2019
Permanent ResidencyPNP News and Updates

MPNP under the Expression of Interest System Draw #74 – October 10, 2019 SKILLED WORKERS IN MANITOBA Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 147 Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 567 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION STREAM Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 24 SKILLED WORKERS OVERSEAS Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 22 who were invited […]

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Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program (SINP) October 8, 2019 Draw

By Ella BergquistOctober 8, 2019
Permanent ResidencyPNP News and Updates

SINP October 8, 2019 Draw Entrepreneur EOI Selection Results on October 8, 2019 Category: Occupations In-Demand Score of Lowest Ranked Candidate to Apply: 69 Total Candidates Invited to Apply: 328 Other Considerations: Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments. The following NOCs have been included: 0111, 0112, 0114, 0122, 0821, 1114, 1221, 1241, 1311, 2171, 2174, 2251 6235, […]

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British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) October 8, 2019 Tech Draw

By Ella BergquistOctober 8, 2019
Permanent ResidencyPNP News and Updates

BCPNP October 8, 2019 Tech Pilot Draw The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 64 ITAs to individuals to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 64 invitations were issued across 4 streams in the BCPNP. Name of Stream: Minimum Score Skilled Worker: 90 International Graduate: 90 EEBC Skilled Worker: 90 International Graduate: 90 Total Number of invitations […]

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What is the CARRP and How Does It Work?

By CaseyOctober 8, 2019
Inadmissibility

CARRP, a program started in 2008, stands for the Controlled Application Review and Resolution Program. If you are a U.S. immigrant with Middle Eastern, South Asian, Arab or Muslim heritage, the program could put your application for a green card, naturalization, and other immigration forms in an indefinite holding pattern. When an individual is placed on […]

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Country Quotas For US Immigration

By MorganOctober 8, 2019
PolicyResources

In all of the discussion surrounding illegal immigration to the US over the course of President Trump’s term in office, legal immigration is often touted as the solution. In other words, illegal immigration is bad and legal immigration is good. However, legal immigration is often not the straightforward process it is said to be. Common […]

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I’m a Canadian, Can I Volunteer in the US?

By Ella BergquistNovember 25, 2019
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Recently, a Saskatoon man was stopped from entering the US. Kyle Kuchirka, a Canadian Citizen, tried to cross the US border to volunteer at an arts festival in Washington state. Kyle wasn’t coming to the US to work or to stay but simply to volunteer. He was still denied entry and banned from entering the […]

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Is US Immigration Slowing Down?

By MorganOctober 3, 2019
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The short answer is yes. The influx of immigrants to the United States is at the slowest pace in the past decade with roughly  200,000 less people immigrating in 2018 (the numbers are reported in the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey which acts as a mini census) compared to before. This is a decrease of […]

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Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program (SINP) October 2, 2019 Draw

By Ella BergquistOctober 2, 2019
Permanent ResidencyPNP News and Updates

SINP October 2, 2019 Draw Entrepreneur EOI Selection Results on October 2, 2019 Category: Occupations In-Demand Score of Lowest Ranked Candidate to Apply: 68 Total Candidates Invited to Apply: 214 Other Considerations: Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments. The following NOCs have been included: 0013, 0014, 0016, 0121, 0125, 0131, 0212, 0421, 0621, 0631, 0632, 0711, 0712, […]

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Express Entry Draw October 2, 2019 #127 – Latest CRS Score

By Ella BergquistNovember 17, 2019
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry

The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw took place on October 2, 2019, which was the 127th Express Entry Draw. The draw offered 3,900 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 464. This was the #127 Express Entry Draw and the first draw of October. This draw offered the most invitations since January 23rd, 2019. […]

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British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) October 1, 2019 Draw

By Ella BergquistOctober 1, 2019
Permanent ResidencyPNP News and Updates

BCPNP October 1, 2019 Draw The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 402 ITAs to individuals to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 402 invitations were issued across 5 streams in the BCPNP. Name of Stream: Minimum Score Skilled Worker: 92 International Graduate: 97 Entry Level & Semi-Skilled: 78 EEBC Skilled Worker: 97 International Graduate: 101 Total […]

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Canadian Immigration Scam: Paying for Employment

By MorganSeptember 26, 2019
Resources

Legal immigration at times can seem to be an overwhelming, long and difficult journey. As a result, some people wonder if there might be an easier way. This desire to make the process easier can lead to people being caught in illegal immigration scams which can severally limit their actual chances of immigration. Immigration fraud […]

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H-1B1 Visa for Chile and Singapore Professionals

By MorganSeptember 26, 2019
Work in the US

What is the H-1B1 Visa? While other categories of the H visa allow all nationals to apply, the H-1B1 is specifically for Chile and Singapore. Every year 1,400 visas are issued to Chile and 5,400 visas are issued to Singapore. The visas are for professionals from each country. Typical fields are mathematics, engineering and business. […]

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Orphan Adoption Program: Hague Adoption Convention Program

By MorganSeptember 26, 2019
Family Immigration News and Updates

What Do I Need to Know About the Hague Adoption Convention Program? What is the Hague Adoption Convention Program? The Hague Adoption Convention Program is an international program that protects inter-country adoptions. The Convention was concluded in 1993 and established the standards for inter-country adoption. The US signed the Convention in 1994 and it was […]

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Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) September 25, 2019 Draw #73

By Ella BergquistSeptember 25, 2019
Permanent ResidencyPNP News and Updates

MPNP under the Expression of Interest System Draw #73 – September 25, 2019 SKILLED WORKERS IN MANITOBA Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 140 Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 537 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION STREAM Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 25 SKILLED WORKERS OVERSEAS Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 59 who were invited […]