Category: Permanent Residence

Keeping up with IRCC: Recent News and Updates

Staying up-to-date with the latest news and updates in Canadian immigration can be daunting, given the ever-evolving landscape. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has recently made several significant announcements that have captured the attention of aspiring immigrants and those already in Canada. The following are some of the exciting updates that IRCC has announced […]

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 […]

Writ of Mandamus FAQ

Given significant Covid-19 related delays in the processing of visa and permanent residence applications, our Federal Court practice has seen significant mandamus application and we get many questions regarding this judicial remedy and this FAQ is designed to address some of the most common questions we get. In addition to this FAQ, you can learn […]

Immigrate to Canada as a Self-Employed Artist or Athlete

Immigrate to Canada as a Self-Employed Artist or Athlete Canada’s Self-Employed Persons Program is a unique initiative allowing you to apply for permanent residence if you’re a self-employed worker in the athletics or arts/cultural fields. This program is designed to promote economic and cultural development and employment in Canada by attracting individuals with valuable entrepreneurial […]

New Express Entry Draws on June 23rd & 24th 2021 Invite 7,002 Candidates to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residency

This week, Canada held two Express Entry draws inviting 7,002 candidates to apply for permanent residence. Draw #193 – Provincial Nominee Program On June 23, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) extended 1,002 invitations to apply to candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 724. The candidates were invited to […]

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 […]