Tag Archives: WWICS 2016

Provincial Nominee Program Plays Important Role in Express Entry Program

The provinces in Canada have put out a very crucial role in the economic immigration selection system of the country known as the Express Entry system. Due to this reason, a large number of people are realizing the fact that if they want to settle in Canada permanently than the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) can play an important role.

Applicants who have been successful in obtaining their provincial nomination are able to secure 600 more points in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). With these additional points they move ahead almost at the front of the selection line up and stands a strong chance to be picked up in the Express Entry draw.

Federal Budget Gives Fresh Boost to Foreign Workers Program

The government of Canada has made the announcement that in the next five years it will give more than $270 million beginning from 2017 – 18. After this period it will give $49.8 million with the objective to provide continuous support to the International Mobility Program (IMP) and the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).

These two programs will enable the absorption of foreign worker in Canada.

Donald Trump Puts Brakes on Illegal Immigration

The first few weeks of Donald Trump administration was surrounded by controversy. President Trump was accused for numerous reasons, prominent among them being his relation with Russia or his tweets about former President Obama.

One of the salient features of Trump administration has been the ban on illegal immigration. After facing lot of oppositions, the ban from Donald Trump has revealed promising results.

Canada should Increase Immigration Level as USA Close Doors for Refugees

US have closed its doors for refugees. The responsibility is now passed on to other nations and Canada to open their doors wider to welcome more refugees, as per various advocates.

The executive order passed by President Donald Trump puts a ban on seven Muslim dominated countries from coming to the United States of America. US has also refused to accept refugees for a period of 120 days.

Indefinite ban has been imposed by President Trump for accepting refugees from Syria. The number of refugees that will be accepted by US in the coming years has also been reduced to 50,000 from at least 110,000.

Here Is One Immigration Policy That Will Be Liked by Donald Trump

In the past 12 months, there have been lots of talks concerning building a wall at the Mexican border and deporting nearly 11 million people who are living in US without proper documentation. New president Donald Trump may find one immigration law quite supportive to this development plans.

Reference here is being made to EB-5 investor visa, which was started back in 1970s. Ever since its inception, this immigration program has helped in funding numerous projects particularly the real estate ones.

Donald Trump Faces Strong Opposition on His Immigration Plans

WWICS  – The new president elect of America, Donald Trump marches ahead with his transition process. The Latino communities in America are preparing for the worst that can happen to them, as the most anti-immigration administration take office in modern history.

The new administration has chalked out plans of what it will try to achieve and do in the first 100 days. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) which was originally created by President Obama by exercising his executive order will be terminated by the President-elect.

Processing Time for Family Category Immigration Visa to be Reduced to 12 Months

John McCallum, the federal Immigration Minister of Canada, has announced that the time taken to process spousal / common-law partner category visa will be halved to 12 months. At present, the government of Canada takes nearly 24 months to process this visa. The ultimate goal of the government is to reduce its processing times to as little as six months.
The announcement was made on December 7 in Brampton by John McCallum. In all probability, the news will be welcomed by thousands of sponsors and sponsored person who are looking forward to settle in Canada.

Immigration to be Made Easy as Canada Plans Major Changes in Express Entry System

Marching ahead on its promise to make immigration simpler, the government of Canada has planned to make major changes in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) for the Express Entry immigration program.

The objective is clear cut and straight forward, make it easy for international students & graduates and applicants to apply for permanent residency of Canada.

For a long time, people across the globe were waiting for these changes. Aspiring immigrants applying for Canada permanent residency under the

Canada to Raise Maximum Age Limit for Dependent Children to under 22

WWICS – MThis move was eagerly awaited by numerous permanent residents of Canada and potential applicants who want to immigrate to Canada. The government of Canada has finally announced that the maximum age of dependent children who can be included in a visa application will be raised to 22 years.

If this regulation is approved, it will be effective from fall 2017 and will be applicable on candidates who apply on or after the regulation come into force.

At present, the child of the principal applicant needs to be at or below the age of 19 in order to be accepted as a dependent, or be eligible for sponsorship by the principal applicant.

Canada Plans To Move in Top Gear to Increase Immigration

Canada is hard pressed to keep up with its current growth rate and for this it needs more people. More here means hundreds of thousands. Unfortunately, the birth rate of Canada is almost stagnant if not on decline. The population is aging and in all sense Canada cannot depend on its population for the desired growth.

There is only one solution to this problem and that is to bring in people from beyond national boundaries. The country is making all efforts to increase the rate of immigration. For the current year, Canada had set up the target to welcome 300,000 new immigrants.