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
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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.
From The Vancouver SunBy Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun June 24, 2015 By Tara Carman, July 24, 2015 “Citizenship and Immigration Canada has reversed its decision to deny permanent residency to the 14-year-old daughter of a Vancouver caregiver from the Philippines because she is deaf. This means Jazmine Talosig will likely be able to join her mother, Karen Talosig, in Vancouver, after seven years of separation. Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Deaf+daughter+caregiver+allowed+into+Canada/11163537/story.html#ixzz3hIxGwmYo”
The Elusive Humanitarian and Compassionate Application approval. Happy Dance is just around the corner guys!
Submitted February and after 3 months, passport request! Express Entry does try to finalize 80 % of their cases! Congratulations to you Mister!