Upcoming Changes to Express Entry: What You Need to Know

Eligibility to apply as Express Entry Federal Skilled Worker program & trades program in Canada. Read Federal skilled worker requirements to immigrate to Canada. Immisa Immigration (1)

Canada has recently announced approval of bill C-19 which will amend the immigration act and how the government will invite candidates under the Express Entry system starting in the first quarter of 2023. This system is designed to target specific occupations under Express Entry draws to help government of Canada fill labor shortages in specific […]

New Canadian travel and border measures take effect tomorrow

New Canadian travel and border measures take effect tomorrow - immisa Immigration

Full vaccination against COVID-19 will be required in Canadian travel for all travellers aged 12 years and older starting tomorrow, November 30. The new rules apply to the federally regulated transportation sector. This includes VIA Rail and Rocky Mountaineer trains, all Canadian airports, and passenger vessels engaged in voyages of 24 hours or more, such […]

Saskatchewan announces new immigration program Canada

Saskatchewan announces new immigration program Canada - Immisa Immigration

Saskatchewan announced a new immigration program Canada and immigration pilot on November 25. The Hard-To-Fill Skills Pilot will allow Saskatchewan employers to recruit international talent for certain in-demand occupations. The eligible jobs under this pilot will include entry-level positions that may require on-the-job training. The sectors with the highest labour demands in Saskatchewan include health, […]

IRCC looking to tackle Express Entry backlogs before resuming FSWP and CEC invitations

Eligibility to apply as Express Entry Federal Skilled Worker program & trades program in Canada. Read Federal skilled worker requirements to immigrate to Canada. Immisa Immigration

IRCC is holding off on inviting FSWP and CEC candidates so that it can tackle Express Entry backlogs.  This is revealed in an internal briefing memo that CIC News requested and successfully obtained from the department. Get a Free Canadian Immigration Assessment Although the memo is heavily redacted, it contains key insights on Canada’s Express Entry operations. The memo […]

Study Permit Canada: IRCC expands Student Direct Stream (SDS) to 7 new Countries

Study in Canada IRCC expands Student Direct Stream (SDS) to 7 new countries - Immisa Immigration

Canada has expanded its fast-track program for international work and  study permit Canada to seven new countries. This was announced today by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. The countries are:  Brazil Colombia Peru Antigua and Barbuda Costa Rica Trinidad and Tobago Saint Vincent and the Grenadines The Student Direct Stream (SDS) offers expedited study permit […]

Ontario PNP draw invites health care and trades – workers

Ontario PNP draw invites health care and trades workers - immisa immigration

Ontario held its first  Job Offer program nearly two weeks after launching its new intake system. The invited candidates have work experience in one of 23 occupations. On May 11, the Ontario Immigration Nomination Program (OINP) invited 81 candidates had profiles in the new (EOI) archive. These candidates may qualify for the Employer Job Offer: […]

Visitors in Canada continue to have access to work permits and allow residents

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Canada announced that it is extending until February 28, 2022, a coronavirus-related measure allowing visitors to obtain work permits. Since August 24, 2020, temporary residents who are in Canada with valid visitor status have been able to apply for an employer-specific work permit from within Canada. This is a temporary regulatory change as normally foreign […]