Author: Ksenia Tchern

Client success story: How we helped an Entrepreneur from Nigeria establish his construction business in Canada

Opportunities abound for foreign entrepreneurs in Canada, but getting yourself here can be a challenge. Navigating the labyrinthine bureaucracy of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) system while meeting the technical requirements of its many programs can seem like a daunting prospect, even for the most successful and resilient of business owners. However, with the […]

How to bring foreign tech talent to Canada

Foreign workers will have a critical role to play if Canada’s booming tech sector is to live up to its extraordinary potential. And Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada is doing its part, providing an impressive slate of programs designed to help companies operating in the digital sphere meet staffing needs that the Canadian labour market […]

News Review June 06-12, 2022

At Abramovich & Tchern Immigration Lawyers, we have conducted the most comprehensive weekly Canadian Immigration News analysis. Read our blog to learn more about the most significant events of the previous week. Canada amended the Super Visa program On June 7, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) revealed modifications to the Super Visa program, making […]

News Review April 01-15, 2022

In April, Canadian provinces continued to invite candidates through the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) also held a new draw in Express Entry and invited PNP candidates. Immigration to Canada via the Express Entry in April 2022 Express Entry regularly issues Invitations to Apply (ITA) both for overseas candidates and […]


At the onset of the invasion of Ukraine, the Canadian Government immediately began working to assist Ukrainians affected by the Russian invasion. Canada, having a 1.4 million Ukrainian diaspora, supported Ukraine’s fight for its independence and democracy. In response to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the Government of Canada has launched the Canada-Ukraine authorization for […]

Spousal Sponsorship FAQ: How to Bring Your Partner to Canada

Spousal Sponsorship FAQ: How to Bring Your Partner to Canada Canada’s spousal sponsorship program allows Canadian residents to bring their partner to live with them permanently. However, you must apply first — and that can be a complicated, time-consuming process. We published a comprehensive guide to spousal partnership applications in 2021, and continue to deal […]

Permanent Resident Cards: How to Renew and What to Do Outside Canada

Did you know that Canada is aiming to welcome 401,000 new permanent residents in 2021? The federal government of Canada can do this by launching 6 new permanent residency streams for international student graduates and essential workers. They also have Express Entry draws throughout the year for applications with Canadian work experience. If you are a […]

How to Sponsor Your Relatives for Canada’s Unique PGP Program

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has now issued more than 30,000 invitations for its unique Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP). This scheme enables Canadians and permanent residents to sponsor qualifying relatives and bring them to live in Canada. IRCC has stated that: “Family reunification plays a significant role in attracting, retaining and integrating immigrants […]