Archive for the Category ‘Canada Immigration’

The Canadian Working Holiday Visa

Youngsters from countries that have bilateral arrangement for youth mobility with Canada are given a Working Holiday Visa (WHV) by the International Experience Canada (IEC) to holiday in Canada while working. This program is managed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada and program was introduced by the IEC in the year […]

Canadian Permanent Residency Renewal Process and Visa Myths

Canadian Permanent Residency Visas are generally valid for upto five years from the date of issue and the date of expiry is mentioned in the PR card. You have to re-apply for a new PR card six months prior to its expiry. Renewal Process To apply for the renewal of your PR cards you should […]

Migrating to New Zealand Under the Skilled Migrant Category

If you are below 55 years of age and are a healthy person with a decent character who knows to communicate well in English, then you pretty much have the basic qualities to settle in New Zealand (NZ) permanently under its Skilled Migrant Category (SMC). Three main steps for application 1) Explain about yourself, your […]

The New Express Entry System Slow to Start With

The new Express Entry system was introduced with a lot of hype. It was a system through which an employer could chose an employee from a pool of highly ranked applicants thus balancing out the need of the market with the inflow of immigrants. Applicants are shortlisted on the basis of their rankings and are […]

Job Opportunities Opening up in British Columbia in the Coming Decade

British Columbia (BC) will soon have lots of job vacancies opening up in various professions in the coming decade as more and more of the working population nears retirement. Given below is the list of 10 jobs that are in high demand: 1) Nursing – Around 25,000 nurses will be needed in BC by the […]

NEW LMIA EXEMPTION RULES DISCOURAGES EMPLOYERS FROM HIRING FOREIGN WORKERS

From 21st of February 2015, employers who seek foreign workers through their International Mobility Program face new and challenging regulations and charges. Under the new work permit application process, employers are required to submit detailed information about their business and pay a processing fee of CAD$ 230. In addition to the processing fee of CAD$ […]

Better Clarity in L1B Visa Specifications May Help Reduce Rejections

The US government had created the L1B visas to enable Multi-National Companies (MNCs) to transfer foreign employees possessing specialised knowledge to their organisations within the US. But lack of clarity in what constitutes “specialised knowledge” has caused lots of confusion both for the applicants and for the officers concerned affecting the business prospects of many […]

Entrepreneur Category Immigration for Quebec

Business owners or managers, who are financially and professionally capable of acquiring or managing agricultural, industrial or other commercial businesses within the province of Quebec, will be given a Permanent Resident Visa. Maximum Limit Quebec will receive a maximum of 150 applications under the Quebec Entrepreneur Immigration category between 1st of April 2015 and 31st […]

Seeking Foreign Nationals under LMIA Exemption Set to Get Tougher for Employers

From the 21st of February 2015, the process of hiring a foreign worker who is exempt from a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is set to change. LMIA is a verification process of the labor market through which the Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) verifies if the offering of the employment to a foreign […]

Scholarship Options for International Students Studying in Canada

Canada is one of the least expensive of the developed countries when it comes to pursuing higher studies. Canadian colleges and universities have some of the highest standards in infrastructure and education quality. Many of these institutes offer scholarship programs to meritorious students with the intention of promoting academic achievements, leadership qualities and other talents. […]