Canada Immigration Blog

Biometrics are failing international students and workers

Tuesday July 7th, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced many new policy changes designed to help...

Express Entry in the time of a global pandemic

Tuesday June 23rd, 2020

At the end of 2019, Canada’s Express Entry economic immigration selection program had just completed five full years of operation. From the perspective of our...

Relief announced for Temporary Foreign Workers affected by COVID-19

Thursday May 28th, 2020

Over the past two months, millions of workers in Canada have lost their jobs or experienced dramatic changes in their working conditions due to widespread...

Canada’s Business Immigration Program: The Start Up Visa and Self Employed Class

Tuesday May 12th, 2020

As immigration lawyers, we are frequently approached by both aspiring business immigrants as well as Canadian business owners who are keen to sign a deal...

International students authorized to work full-time

Tuesday April 28th, 2020

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced on April 22, 2020 that, effectively immediately, international post-secondary students who are providing essential services will be authorized...

COVID-19 measures for Canadian employers

Wednesday April 8th, 2020

While the Canadian border is closed to many, Canada’s Minister of Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has introduced travel restriction exemptions for Temporary Foreign...

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