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  • Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact candidates invited

  • According to Auditor-General Michael Ferguson’s spring report on selected 700 citizenship applications there were many minor and major mistakes on the officer’s evaluation reports.

  • British Columbia is opening a new immigration pilot program to attract foreign entrepreneurs to smaller communities around the province.

  • A new report has highlighted Canada’s track record of safety and peace, with further developments that should enable a future improvement in its ranking. According to the report, such improvements will largely be the result of Canada’s progressive immigration policy.

  • The visa requirement for United Arab Emirate citizens travelling to Canada for short stays will end on June 5, the Government of Canada has announced. Hussen said the visa exemption will help foster new business, trade and investment opportunities, among other advantages.

  • More than 200,000 new Canadians have been welcomed across Canada so far in 2014–more than double the number of new citizens compared to the same time period in 2013.

  • Canada’s Minister of Immigration, John McCallum, has stated his intention to “substantially increase” the number of new immigrants to Canada in order to fill labour shortages, with a three-year immigration plan expected to be unveiled this fall (autumn).

  • The new law of citizenship is objectionable to many; therefore, group of lawyers attempted to collect funds for follow-up protests are at higher levels. The law society believe that the new law has not respected the rights of Canadian citizens, who have achieved their citizenship through immigration or born outside of Canada , on the basis of the Freedom Charter of rights.

  • The government of Canada has this week launched what it calls a ‘national conversation on immigration’, in which Canadians are being consulted on the present and future of Canada’s immigration policy. The government has provided a detailed questionnaire, and participants have until August 5 to submit their views across a range of topics.

  • The Province of Quebec has proposed new regulations for a number of its unique immigration programs, including the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program, or QIIP. Quebec has several immigration programs, some which allow candidates to pursue Canadian permanent residence and some which allow candidate to apply for temporary residence in Canada.

  • The Immigrant Investor Venture Capital (IIVC) Pilot Program has reopened. CIC will accept applications until April 15, 2015, or until a maximum of 500 applications are received.

  • Effactive immidiately , the visa and immigration section at the embassy of Canada in Iran (Tehran) is closed and services have been transfered to the embassy of Canada in Turkey ( Ankara). If you are in Iran and want to submit a temprary resident application, you must now apply throught the visa office in Ankara. You are not required to include your passport with your application . The visa office in Ankara will contact you if the visa is ready to be issued and make the necessary arrangements in order to faciliate this process in person. All temporary resident applications that have already been submitted will be transfered to Ankara where the processing will resume.

  • Canada has strict laws regarding criminal inadmissibility. If you wish to enter Canada permanently or temporarily, you may be denied entry if you or your dependents are deemed criminally inadmissible. Even a drunk driving charge, for example, can prevent you from entering Canada.

  • Candidates for Express Entry are reminded that profiles are only valid for twelve months from the date they are created. Candidates who have not received an Invitation-to-Apply (ITA) for Permanent Residence and who are still interested in immigrating to Canada must create new profiles in the Express Entry pool.

  • The Minister of Immigration, John McCallum, has made it quite clear that he wants to increase the overall number of new immigrants to Canada over the coming years. Not only that, but the Express Entry system may also be modified. The exact modifications, if and when they happen, are not yet known. Consequently, and taken together with an expected increase in invitations issued over the coming draws, I would encourage individuals who are currently eligible to enter the pool to do so. It is only once they are in the pool that they can attract the attention of Canadian provinces that are looking to welcome newcomers through a PNP, as well as employers hiring through the system.”

  • Should you be interested to apply for permanent residency in United state or Canada there are two investment program that you will be able to obtain the permanent residency much faster than other investment immigration programs in both countries.

  • A majority of Canadians continue to hold positive views on key aspects of immigration and few see immigrants and refugees as a pressing national concern, a new Environics Institute survey has found.

  • Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains, has overseen the announcement of several research investments. In press releases accompanying these announcements, Bains has stated, "This historic investment by the Government of Canada is a down payment on the government’s vision to position Canada as a global centre for innovation. That means making Canada a world leader in turning ideas into solutions, science into technologies, skills into middle-class jobs and start-up companies into global successes."

  • Canadians will head to the polls in October to elect a new federal government, which could bring ‎changes to Canada’s current immigration policies. ‎

  • Canada plans on welcoming up to 305,000 new permanent residents in 2016 .This is considered the highest projected immigration level in decades, which represents seven percent increase on the 2015 plan. On March 8. details of 2016 immigration plan has been unveiled.