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Newcomers Wishing To Take Canadian Citizenship Test Face Indefinite Delays
IMMIGRATION PROCESSINGLIVING IN CANADA

Newcomers Wishing To Take Canadian Citizenship Test Face Indefinite Delays

Permanent residents are pushing IRCC to resume Canadian citizenship tests and interviews that have completely stopped in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some groups are asking for online versions of the test while others are requesting socially distant tests options be made available.  As Canada moves to modernize its immigration system, many are left wondering…

Gradual Reopening Of Passport Services In Canada
LIVING IN CANADA

Gradual Reopening Of Passport Services In Canada

The Canadian government is gradually reopening passport services both by mail and for in-person appointments for applicants who have urgent travel in less than 30 days. The reopening of passport services acknowledges that not all Canadians can avoid travel during the pandemic but the government is still advising Canadians to avoid non-essential travel whenever possible. …

Fraudulent Study Permit Applications Resulting in Scrutiny From Immigration Officials
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTSLIVING IN CANADA

Fraudulent Study Permit Applications Resulting in Scrutiny From Immigration Officials

Canada has seen year-over-year growth in international student enrollment for the past two decades. An increase in Canadian study visa applications has meant greater rates of disapproval for applicants, even though the absolute number of permits issued has risen each year since 2015. With more candidates competing for study permits, the need to submit a seamless application the first time has never been greater.