Category: Guides For International Students

How To Obtain A Student Visa In Canada

In Canada, provincial and territorial governments hold jurisdiction over education. Colleges are designated and regulated, and universities are authorized to grant degrees. International students must pursue their studies at Designated Learning Institutions  which are schools that have been approved by a provincial or territorial body to accept and host international students. A comprehensive list of […]

Visa processing delays for international students

International Students in Canada: Navigating Immigration Backlogs and Challenges Many international students are missing out as Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) massive immigration backlog forces them to stay home. What Is The Importance of International Students in Canada? International students are a key component of Canada’s ambitious plan to admit more than 400,000 permanent […]

The top three reasons your immigration file is stuck in IRCC’s ‘review required’ and how to get it out

As Canada’s massive immigration backlog continues to spiral out of control, applicants may have to take matters into their own hands to stop their files from becoming lost and forgotten in the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) bureaucracy. Months of silence on the status of your permanent residence application can feel almost as bad […]

Studying for Permanent Residence: International Students and Canadian Immigration Policy

Studying in Canada remains an excellent pathway towards permanent residence. Now is the optimal time to begin preparing a study permit application in order to prevent the risk of facing a potential delay or rejection.  Why Complete Your Studies In Canada? Canada ranks as one of the world’s leading destinations for foreign students which saw […]

International Graduate and Essential Worker Permanent Residence Streams

In this article we are going to discuss some of the specifics of the new temporary pathways to permanent residence for international graduates and essential foreign workers. Permanent Residency Eligibility Requirements for Essential Workers and International Graduates To be eligible under either temporary program, the Applicant must:  At this time there is no additional information […]

New Permanent Residence Pathways For International Graduates and Temporary Workers Announced

In our last blog as well as the April 2021 Lawyer’s Monthly issue we discussed the need for new immigration pathways that will help the government meet its ambitious targets while addressing Canada’s economic needs. Today (April 14, 2021) the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced the implementation of […]