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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.

Experience, Skills and Human Capital will be given More Value under the New Express Entry System

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has given a slight glimpse of how the new Express Entry system will look like. After working on the Express Entry system, IRCC has learned a lot many things from the experience and the changes that it has planned is based on the experience it has gained.

For instance, in the first year of Express Entry system, nearly 16% of the candidates were either food service supervisors or cooks. This is because a job offer was given more weight age in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).