Category: CIC News.

Pathway to Permanency: Ukrainians in Canada Eligible for Permanent Residence from October

Posted by in CIC News, on July 17, 2023

Introduction: In a momentous move, the Canadian government has unveiled an upcoming pathway to permanent residence for Ukrainians in Canada. This announcement, made on Saturday, brings hope and optimism to the Ukrainian community, providing them with a clear opportunity to establish roots in Canada permanently. As we eagerly await further details leading up to the […]

Canada’s Temporary Visa Program for Ukrainians Fleeing War Set to Expire

Posted by in CIC News, on July 14, 2023

Introduction: Canada has been a beacon of hope for many Ukrainians fleeing the ongoing war and conflict in their homeland. Through a temporary visa program, Canada has offered a lifeline to those seeking safety and stability. However, with the program’s expiration approaching, there are concerns about the future of these individuals and their ability to […]

Canadian Court Ruling: U.S. Residency Application Doesn’t Impact Intent to Reside in Canada

Canada vs USA Posted by in CIC News, on July 14, 2023

Introduction: In a recent legal development, a Canadian court has made a significant ruling regarding the impact of a prior application for U.S. residency on an individual’s future intent to reside in Canada. The ruling clarifies that applying for residency in the United States should not automatically affect an individual’s intention to establish residency in […]

Know CLB/NCLC 7 French Language Proficiency for Express Entry Draws

Posted by in CIC News, on July 13, 2023

Introduction: Express Entry draws for NCLC 7 French Language Proficiency have emerged as a game changer for profiles with low Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores. These draws have significantly increased the chances for individuals with high proficiency in French to receive invitations to apply (ITAs). In this blog post, we will explore the eligibility criteria, […]

H-1B Visa Holder’s Guide: Pursuing a Canadian Open Work Permit and Express Entry Simultaneously

Posted by in CIC News, on July 12, 2023

Introduction: For H-1B visa holders in the United States seeking new opportunities in Canada, there is exciting news on the horizon. Starting from July 16, a new pathway known as the Canadian Open Work Permit (OWP) will be available, allowing eligible H-1B holders and their immediate family members to work in Canada for up to […]

IRCC Issues 800 Invitations in Latest Express Entry Results

Posted by in CIC News, on July 11, 2023

Introduction: In the latest round of Express Entry invitations, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued 800 invitations to candidates. With a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 505, these invitations mark a significant milestone in the ongoing immigration process. This blog post provides an overview of the recent Express Entry draws and […]

BREAKING: Canada Holds First-Ever Category-Based Express Entry Draw for Healthcare Workers

Posted by in CIC News, on June 28, 2023

Introduction:In a groundbreaking move, Canada’s Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently conducted the first-ever category-based Express Entry draw for healthcare workers. This significant development aims to address the growing demand for skilled professionals in the healthcare sector. With 500 invitations issued under the new category-based selection draws, the Canadian government is taking proactive steps […]

All Canadian Permanent Residence Applicants Must Now Submit Biometrics: A New Policy Update

Posted by in CIC News, on June 20, 2023

Introduction:In an effort to enhance security measures and streamline the immigration process, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently announced a policy update regarding the collection of biometrics for permanent residence (PR) applicants. Effective June 14, 2023, all individuals applying for Canadian permanent residence, irrespective of their previous submission of biometrics for a temporary residence […]

Minister Sean Fraser has issued an important update regarding the 700 international students currently facing deportation from Canada

students on strike holding banners says education not deportation Posted by in CIC News, on June 15, 2023

In a recent press release, the Honorable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC), provided an update on the distressing situation faced by approximately 700 international students from India who were unknowingly embroiled in a fraudulent scheme. The government’s response focuses on ensuring justice for the victims while upholding the integrity of Canada’s […]

Express Entry Category-Based Draws: Which Categories Have the Most Job Vacancies?

Posted by in CIC News, on June 14, 2023

The Canadian government’s Express Entry program plays a vital role in attracting skilled workers from around the world to fill job vacancies and contribute to the country’s economy. To further streamline the process and address specific labor shortages, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser recently announced new category-based draws under the Express Entry system. These draws will […]