Category Archives: Tips & Notes

Parents/Grandparents Sponsorship Interest to Sponsor Form Deadline

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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Ever since we started live Facebook videos, we have increased our traffic in our office. Within 10 hours from posting this, this video was shared 40 times with over 9.8 thousand views with over 41 thousand people reached. That’s awesome numbers in my books. Would you like to join us for a FREE live Immigration Q & A? Join us on Facebook weekly at     We thank Filipino Portal in Canada for these screenshots. Maria De Luna also provides

The Definition of “Dependent Child”

A lot of people are asking me about the definition of DEPENDENT CHILD and are confused with the AGE LIMIT. By definition, ” A son or daughter is considered a dependant of their parent when the child is: UNDER 19 YEARS OLD (18 YEARS OLD), and does not have a spouse or partner, or 19 years old and over, and has depended largely on the parent’s financial support since before the age of 19 because of a physical or mental