The definition of dependent child has changed from 18 to 21 years of age, effective today. In order to be considered a dependent child, the child needs to be unmarried and not in a common-law relationship. For a child with a physical or mental condition to be considered a dependent, they must have been continually…

The parent and grandparent super visa is a multi-entry visa, which allows multiple entries for up to 10 years. The super visa differs from a visitor visa in that most visitors to Canada may visit for up to six months when they first enter Canada. Visitors who wish to stay longer must apply for an…

Today, Applicants with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 436 were invited to submit their application for permanent residence in Canada. This round of invitations showed an increase of 2 points from the previous CRS cut-off threshold. Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued a total of 2, 757 invitations in this…

The Government of Canada has announced that changes to the Citizenship Act will be effective as of October 11, 2017. The adoption of Bill C-6 will result in a number of significant changes to the current Citizenship Act. Some of the important changes include the following: – Applicants must now be physically present in Canada…

The latest Express Entry draw by the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited applicants with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 438 to submit their applications for permanent residence. This draw increased the CRS cut-off by five points since the last draw. There was a total of 2, 801 invitations issued…

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