Immigration

  • Strategies for making progress on a delayed immigration application
    Navigating Canada’s immigration system can bring exciting new opportunities but also frustrations – particularly when faced when an application stuck in processing. Delays, lack of updates and prolonged waiting are not only stressful but may result in missed job and academic opportunities, or family separation. In today’s processing landscape, delayed ...
  • Canada’s temporary resident dilemma
    Sergio R. Karas Canada is currently grappling with a significant dilemma concerning its temporary resident population. In recent years, there has been a huge increase in temporary residents, driven by various factors such as a rise in international student enrollment, foreign labour filling job vacancies and individuals filing refugee claims. To ...
  • Canada to offer humanitarian visas to those fleeing Sudan if relatives pay costs
    Ottawa is offering a lifeline to people fleeing an escalating civil war in Sudan if they have relatives in Canada who agree to financially support them. Immigration Minister Marc Miller says this new humanitarian pathway is for both Sudanese citizens and other foreign citizens who lived in Sudan when conflict broke ...
  • IRCC Releases its 2023 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration
    The 2023 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration provided updates on Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) policy approach and outcomes for the period ending December 31, 2022. As a requirement of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, this annual publication gives to the Minister of IRCC the opportunity to inform ...
  • Canada releases Immigration Levels Plan for 2024-2026
    Canada has announced that it will continue to welcome a large number of permanent residents in the next three years. Released on November 1, the Immigration Levels Plan is tailored to support economic growth while balancing with the pressures in areas like housing, healthcare and infrastructure. It aims to chart ...