Bill c-6 is a bill that sought to amend the Canadian Citizenship Act. It proposed various changes to the Act, some of which will be highlighted here. The Bill has officially been passed into law on June 19, 2017 but not all changes would come into effect immediately. Some would take effect in Fall of […]

Immigration Canada has made the following changes to the Express Entry requirements and Comprehensive Ranking System: Job Bank Registration: Effective June 6, 2017 registration with a Job Bank after candidates creates their Express Entry profile is no longer mandatory. Prior to now after creating an Express Entry Profile, candidates were mandated to register with the […]

If you are a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident and at least 18 years of age, you can sponsor your parents or grandparents to come to Canada as Permanent Residents under the Family Class. To sponsor a parent or grandparent you must, amongst others,: ·       be living in Canada; ·       sign a sponsorship application with […]

A recent ministerial instruction in respect to the Express Entry Program published in the Canadian Gazette has seen new changes to the Express Entry Program in terms of the Comprehensive Ranking Score (‘CRS’). Highlights of the changes are as follows: 1. Job offers which were awarded 600 points are now worth 200 or 50 points […]

Today’s blog is about the much talked about Language Test requirement in the new Express Entry System set up by the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (‘IRCC’) for Permanent Residence Application. The new system As you know, Express Entry is a new system set up by IRCC in a bid to accelerate the Permanent Residence […]

Before March 2016, if you were a foreign national of a visa-exempt country[1] who wished to visit or transit through Canada by air, you would simply purchase your tickets, pack your bags and get on your flight to Canada. Airline officials and Immigration officers only checked your passport for validity and to confirm identity. In […]