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Nov 29, 2022
Continued backlogs at the Refugee Board

Periodically the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board releases statistics as to how many people make refugee claims with r...

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Oct 12, 2022
Reopening of the parent sponsorship program?

On October 11, 2022 IRCC announced it will send out invitations to sponsors under the parent sponsorship program. Invitations will be sent out ov...

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Oct 7, 2022
Increase in number of hours of part-time work international students can do during the school year

Currently, people who are in Canada under a study permit may work up to 40 hours a week during school breaks without the need to apply for a separate ...

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Sep 21, 2022
Scheduling of hearings at the Immigration and Refugee Board

The Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) has four branches. They are the Immigration Division (ID), Refugee Protection Division (RPD), Refugee Appeal D...

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Sep 13, 2022
New Online Refugee Claims Portal

Effective September 13, 2022, people who want to make refugee claims from within Canada must use a new online service. This new online service replace...

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Sep 2, 2022
Mandatory online filing for all permanent residence applications

For several years most Economic Class applications for permanent residence have been filed online (i.e. Express Entry). It was still possible, however...

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Aug 29, 2022
Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Update

With the near collapse of the Express Entry system in September, 2021, a lot of interest was expressed in the various Provincial Nominee Programs. In...

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Aug 4, 2022
New program for people whose post-graduation work permit expired or will expire between September 20, 2021 to December 31, 2022

On August 2, 2022 IRCC announced the "New measures for foreign nationals with expired or expiring post-graduation work permits and applicants to the t...

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Jul 7, 2022
Express Entry Update

The Express Entry system re-opened on July 6, 2022. From September, 2021 to July 6, 2022 the only Invitations To Apply issued were granted to people u...

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Jun 8, 2022
Proposed changes to super visas and priority processing of some applications for permanent residence for Ukrainians

The federal government has promised to create special pathways for Ukrainians fleeing the war in their home country, to permanent resident status...

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Recent News

Immigration Law in Canada is constantly changing. Stay up to date with the most recent news pertaining to Citizenship and Immigration Canada laws and regulations.

Nov 29, 2022
Continued backlogs at the Refugee Board

Periodically the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board releases statistics as to how many people make refugee claims with r...

Read More
Oct 12, 2022
Reopening of the parent sponsorship program?

On October 11, 2022 IRCC announced it will send out invitations to sponsors under the parent sponsorship program. Invitations will be sent out ov...

Read More
Oct 7, 2022
Increase in number of hours of part-time work international students can do during the school year

Currently, people who are in Canada under a study permit may work up to 40 hours a week during school breaks without the need to apply for a separate ...

Read More