The proof of funds for Express Entry has changed recently. To make sure your Express Entry profile does not get removed from the Express Entry pool, make sure your proof of funds indicated on your profile meet or surpass the proof of fund requirement. Log in to your Express Enty profile now and make changes if necessary. If you received an ITA recently and will be submitting an application, take note that the new proof of requirement applies to you
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By: Maria Andrea De Luna If your spouse, common-law partner, or dependent child is eligible to be sponsored and qualifies for the pilot project, you can apply to sponsor them starting September 9, 2019. All Foreign Nationals when applying to immigrate to Canada are required to declare all family members and these family members must be examined. Failure to have a non-accompanying family member examined results in a lifetime exclusion in being able to sponsor that person under the family
By: Maria Andrea De Luna Overview of the Caregiver’s Program changes since the LICP days. I have provided a general comparative chart of the Caregiver program. Click to see full view of Caregiver Program Comparative Chart
If you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident living in Canada who wants to sponsor the following family members living abroad, you have until noon EST on February 1, 2018 to fill out an “Interest to Sponsor” form. On January 2, 2018, the Government of Canada started receiving online submissions from potential sponsors who would like to sponsor their parents or grandparents to become permanent residents of Canada. The current quota for this year is 10,000. After February
OTTAWA—Some families seeking foreign caregivers to look after their children or family members with a disability will be exempt from paying a $1,000 application fee. The federal government published new regulations around hiring foreign caregivers on Wednesday, following through on a budget promise to change a system many felt placed an unfair burden on lower income families. The $1,000 application fee to hire foreign workers had been implemented in 2014 to address abuses in the broader temporary foreign worker program.
On January 4, 2016, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will be opening the Sponsorship Application for Parents/ Grandparents at 8:00 A.M. , Eastern Standard time. Just like the previous years, CIC will be imposing cap on how many applications they will accept. To maximize the chance of getting your application in, you have to make sure that you meet the following guidelines: Applications will only be accepted on or after January 4, 2016 at 8:00 AM. There
From The Globe and Mail (Published Thursday, Jul. 23, 2015 3:18PM EDT): “Canada has received just six applications for its pilot immigration program for millionaires, far fewer than for its investor class visa that was scrapped last year amid criticism it was allowing rich Chinese to buy their way into Canada. “I knew it wasn’t going to work. It was poorly designed,” said Richard Kurland, a Vancouver immigration lawyer who filed an Access to Information request for the data. Canada
Effective July 2, BC PNP has also introduced an online system for their application process.
As of June 29, 2015, AINP has issued more than 2,150 nominations so far in 2015 AND has approximately 10,000 applications that need to be assessed to determine if the application is eligible for a nomination.
Citizenship Ruling in effect as of June 11, 2015- a comparison. Please visit www.cic.gc.ca for more information. Additional note : 4 years should read =1460 days instead of 1060 days.