The Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) began utilizing the new rule for tie-breaking in the event that multiple candidates have the same CRS score. The new rule operates to rank candidates with a tied score according to the date and time of submission of their profile. IRCC put this rule into operation…

Who can sponsor a spouse/ partner? In order to sponsor your spouse, you must be at least 18 years of age and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. If you are a Canadian citizen, you must be living in Canada or be able to show proof that you intend to live in Canada once your…

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…

People affected by the Trump administration’s announcement regarding termination of the “DACA” program may be able seek immigration to Canada. President Trump’s administration recently announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be terminated, with a 6 month transition period. The DACA program was introduced by President Obama in June 2012. The…

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that it will invite more interested candidates to submit their applications to sponsor their parents and grandparents under the Sponsorship program. This is the second round of invitations this year and invitations will begin to be sent out as of September 6, 2017. If you are a…

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