Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program (SINP) Reopened and Closed Within Hours

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) reopened on January 4 to accept new applications for the International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-category. The morning this program opened was a busy one and within few hours the cap was reached.

Potential applicants should take a note of the speed at which this famous immigration program in Canada opened and closed. Once again, it highlighted the need that those who want to immigrate to Canada should be prepared well in advance. Continue reading “Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program (SINP) Reopened and Closed Within Hours”

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. Continue reading “Here Is One Immigration Policy That Will Be Liked by Donald Trump”

Canada Skilled Worker Visa and Perils of Online Job Portals

Most of the job seekers begin their search for prospective employer on the internet. Employment search consulting firm provide an online job board which is not an effective tool for searching employment by candidates.

Under the express entry immigration system used by Canada, online job board forms a major component. People who are seeking job get in a contest where not enough judges are available. A good portion of employers do not have enough time to go through all the resumes which number in thousands. Continue reading “Canada Skilled Worker Visa and Perils of Online Job Portals”

Manitoba Announces New Immigration Strategy for 2017 and Beyond

WWICS – A new Labor Market Strategy has been released by the government of Manitoba for immigrating under the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP).

In recent years, the province of Manitoba which is situated in central Canada has become one of the most preferred destinations for new immigrants, particularly due to abundant job opportunities and a better standard of living.

The aim of the new immigration strategy will be to match labor market demands with nominees. There is expectation that most nominees in the category of skilled worker will be given nomination with a job offer. There will be some who will be given nomination without a job offer and this group will be given a matching job after they arrive in the province. Continue reading “Manitoba Announces New Immigration Strategy for 2017 and Beyond”

Donald Trump Can Use His Executive Powers to Implement Immigration Policies

When it comes to making the promised changes in immigration policy, President-elect Donald Trump does not need permission from anyone as he can exercise his executive powers, something for which he criticized President Barack Obama from using  WWICS .

Without any doubt, President has the power to bring in the changes even without having legislative approval. However, the complete implementation of the changes requires funding and this is controlled by Congress. Continue reading “Donald Trump Can Use His Executive Powers to Implement Immigration Policies”

US Supreme Court Divided on Immigration

The US Supreme Court is divided on the issue of immigrants detained while deportation proceedings for more than six months by the US government should be able to seek their release or not.

This dispute has taken up particular importance as the president elect; Donald Trump makes changes in immigration regulations, something which has put more people who are awaiting detention. Continue reading “US Supreme Court Divided on Immigration”

A Brief Look at the IELTS Requirements for Canadian Immigration

When you immigrate to a country it is important that you understand the language of the local people living there. Regardless of how proficient you are in your job, it will be of little use unless you are able to communicate with the people around you.

If you want to immigrate to Canada or Australia you should show that you are good in speaking and understanding English. There are different testing standards which you will have to clear to show that you can understand and communicate with the local people living there. Continue reading “A Brief Look at the IELTS Requirements for Canadian Immigration”

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 Continue reading “Immigration to be Made Easy as Canada Plans Major Changes in Express Entry System”

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.

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