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Adam Pinsky has a keen interest in all things immigration and has been working in the industry for 11 years.

Canada-U.S. Border To Remain Closed Until July 21
BREAKING NEWS

Canada-U.S. Border To Remain Closed Until July 21

The Canadian-U.S. border will remain closed to “non-essential” travel until at least July 21, 2020. The transportation of trade goods remains exempt from this agreement.  “This is an important decision that will keep people in both of our countries safe,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. This is the third time the agreement between Canada…

Canada Moves To Modernize Immigration System
IMMIGRATION PROCESSING

Canada Moves To Modernize Immigration System

The Canadian government is planning a complete overhaul and modernization of how Canada processes immigration applications. An anticipated increase in demand for Canadian immigration as COVID-19 travel restrictions are lifted appears to be the motivating factor for the new tender.  “When travel restrictions begin to ease, a significant surge of applications and support requirements is…

IRCC Guidelines For International Students
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

IRCC Guidelines For International Students

Studying internationally in Canada has undoubtedly become more difficult given the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is certainly not impossible. Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) understand the difficulties many prospective and current students are facing with their application process. There is a great deal of flexibility with documents and requirements but the general rule is…

Essential Workers Temporarily Exempt From Giving Biometrics Overseas
IMMIGRATION PROCESSING

Essential Workers Temporarily Exempt From Giving Biometrics Overseas

With ongoing COVID-19 related visa service interruptions, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) have temporarily exempted some foreign workers from having to provide biometrics before coming to Canada. This exemption only applies to essential workers in the agricultural and healthcare fields, along with the occupations that support these industries, that are coming from a location…