Sponsoring your partner for Canadian immigration

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Spousal sponsorship applications are now being expedited in Canada until the end of this year, as part of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) plan to expedite up to 6,000 applications per month between October and December 2020. Canada wishes to welcome 70,000 immigrants each year under its spousal, partner and children category.  Canada updated […]

IRCC misses an Express Entry Draw

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On October 28, 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) missed an Express Entry Draw because of the recent changes to the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The changes made to the CRS required the IRCC to update their system in order to reach their Francophone immigration goal. This process should be completed by next week. […]

French-speaking immigrants to receive additional points for Express Entry

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Immigration candidates who are Francophones and bilingual will now receive additional Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points under the Express Entry system, immigration minister Marco Mendicino announced. Express Entry is the system that the federal Canadian government uses to manage permanent residence applications through the country’s three main economic class immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) […]

Canada announces it will welcome over 1.2 million immigrants in the next three years

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The Canadian Immigration Minister, Marco Mendicino, announced the details of Canada’s 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan. Whereas Canada welcomed 341,000 new immigrants in 2019, Canada will look to welcome 1,233,000 new permanent residents over the next three years: 401,000 in 2021, 411,000 in 2022 and 421,000 in 2023.   Economic Class Immigration A total of 59 per cent […]

Canadian Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program for 2020 closes this Tuesday

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If you are thinking of Sponsoring your parents or grandparents, you have until this Tuesday to submit your interest for the Parents and Grandparents Program 2020. Since October 13, Canadian citizens and permanent residents have been able to submit interest to sponsor forms on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) website. They have until November […]

Largest Ever Express Entry Draw

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Canada’s latest Express Entry draw is tied for the largest draw ever, totaling of 4,500 invitations. Those invited had a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 471, which is the same as the minimum requirement in the previous Express Entry draw. The last time Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a draw […]