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2 months after its release, the TR to PR Public Policy stream for essential, non- health care workers in Canada has closed, after reaching its quota intake of 30,000.
On May 27th, 2021, Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) official extended access to the A75 work permit for applicants with a valid Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ). CSQ holders who wanted to benefit from the A75 work permit prior to May 27th, 2021, must have held valid status in Canada at the time of submission….
Following 2 airline disasters in recent years, Immigration, Refugee and citizenship Canada (IRCC) have opened up a permanent residence pathway for the families of the victims that were in the process of applying for Canadian permanent residence.
The US immigration system has often been referred to as a lottery, with over 200,00 skilled worker applications submitted each year for only 85,000 spots. Although the odds of you winning this lottery are better than winning the $1million jackpot, applicants are left in immigration limbo, often for years, with little to no security.
Canada’s Immigration Minister offered a little sliver of hope to international graduates who missed out on applying to the public policy targeting international graduates.
In the 187th Express Entry draw, IRCC issued 4,147 invitations to Express Entry candidates. This draw was specific to Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates with a minimum CRS cut-off score of 401.
In the 186th Express Entry draw, IRCC issued 557 invitations to Express Entry candidates. This draw was specific to Provincial Nominee Program candidates with a minimum CRS cut-off score of 752.
When Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced on April 14th, 2021 that it was opening 6 new streams under the temporary resident to permanent resident pathway, anyone who has worked with the current Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) application portal was expecting a disaster, with 90,000 hopeful applicants trying to access a portal known to crash under excessive demand.
After the much-anticipated opening of the Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway on the 6th May 2021, the stream targeting recent international graduates from a Canadian institution closed at 1.04 pm on May 7th, 2021.