Quebec Skilled Worker Program: fresh application intake from JULY, 2017

Quebec Immigration program is all set to open their doors for skilled immigrants worldwide! So, if you are considering immigration to Canada, this is the most favorable time for you.

Quebec’s Ministry of Immigration, Diversity, and Inclusion (MIDI) recently released the next intake dates for Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) 2017-18.

QSWP will reopen on July 15, 2017 with up to 5,000 new applications to offer.
Moreover it has been foretold that the July Intake will be filled within a very short period of time.
Don’t sit back and lose your chance, Grab your opportunity today!

Hurry! Apply soon as the intake period is about to open and registration are getting filled.

What is Quebec Skilled Worker Program?

Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) is a pathway to get Canadian permanent residency for talented immigrants across the world. The government of Québec under a special agreement with Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) allow eligible candidate to apply for Quebec Immigration and get a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ), which will further permit them to apply for Canada PR Status to CIC.

How you can be eligible for the program?

One can be eligible for the QSWP program with:
• Bachelor’s degree.
• Only 3 years of work experience.
• 4 bands in IELTS.
• Aged between 18 to 42 years.

What are the benefits of QSWP?

• No Job offer required
• French Language is no longer a mandatory requirement.
• No pool of candidates, No ITA required.

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Canadian Citizenship Bill C-6 Act released for Immigrants

Bill C-6 has been released and will be bringing major amendments in the Canadian Citizenship Act. This bill has now officially converted into a law, keeping existing and upcoming immigrants to Canada on a rapid pathway to Canada Citizenship.

C-6 got parliamentary Royal Assent in Ottawa, the country’s capital, on the night of June 19, 2017.

In spite of the section of the bill into law, it ought to be noticed that not all measures would come into drive promptly. Strikingly, the adjustment in the residency days necessity — from four out of six years, to three out of five — has not yet become effective, however the administration anticipates actualizing this new measure in the fall.

The following is a framework of the progressions expected with the new Citizenship Act, and the periods these progressions are relied upon to become effective. The latest changes to the demonstration bear the cost of numerous foreigners to Canada and their friends and family more good citizenship qualification prerequisites, in arrangement with the vision of a more comprehensive naturalization prepare that advantages newcomers and the Canadian economy alike.

Prompt changes as of June 19, 2017

• Dual natives living in Canada who are sentenced treachery, spying or fear based oppression offenses will confront the Canadian equity framework, as other Canadian subjects who infringe upon the law. Beforehand, the administration held the privilege to renounce such people’s citizenship.

• Applicants who may need to work or live outside of Canada for work or individual reasons are at no time in the future required to exhibit a formal goal to keep on living in Canada once allowed citizenship.

• Minors (matured under 18 years) would now be able to apply for citizenship without a Canadian parent, as the age necessity for citizenship has been evacuated.

• Individuals serving a contingent sentence won’t be allowed citizenship or have the capacity to check this time towards meeting the physical nearness prerequisites for citizenship.

• Statelessness is currently viewed as a remain solitary ground for an optional give of citizenship.

• It is presently a necessity to mull over sensible measures to suit the requirements of a crippled individual applying for citizenship.

• All candidates are required to stay qualified all through the procedure, from the minute they apply, up to and including the minute they guarantee of Citizenship.

Anticipated that progressions would produce results in Fall/Autumn 2017

• Applicants must be physically present in Canada for three out of five years (1,095 days), as opposed to the past four out of six years, before applying for citizenship.

• In arrangement to the new physical nearness necessity, candidates must record Canadian wage charges, if required to do as such under the Income Tax Act, for three out of five years, as opposed to past four out of six years.

• Applicants never again must be physically present in Canada for 183 days in four out of six years before applying while considering residency years going before a citizenship application.

• Time spent in Canada as a brief inhabitant, for example, on a work or study allow or as an ensured individual, before turning into a perpetual occupant would now be able to check a part of this time towards the physical nearness prerequisite for citizenship, up to a greatest credit of 365 days where every day considers 0.5 days.

• Applicants in the vicinity of 18 and 54 years — as opposed to the past 14 and 64 years — must meet the dialect and learning necessities for citizenship.

Anticipated that progressions would produce results mid 2018

• The Federal Court — unless generally asked for — is the chief in all disavowal cases, including grounds of false portrayal, extortion, or intentionally covering material conditions, which were beforehand settled on by the Minister.

• There is presently certain approval for Citizenship Officers to seize false or suspected fake archives.

A significant number of the revised changes display in Bill C-6 are planned to upgrade the citizenship procedure and renounce arrangements that advanced saw unequal treatment of a few nationals in specific cases.

Canada Global Talent Stream launched offering work permit within 2 weeks

A fresh pilot program has been launched by Canada, offering 2 weeks of visa processing time for work permit for highly skilled workers. The Global Talent Stream (GTS) is a section of the Canada’s Global Skills Strategy, which is an initiative taken to ease the process of hiring skilled international workers, encourages Canada’s economic growth and job creation. It is also a section of Canada Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

This 2 week visa processing program is also applicable on open work permits for spouses/common-law partners, and study permits for dependants.

The Global Talent Stream is further divided into 2 categories. Category A includes Canadian companies with higher growth and referred by an authorized referral partner. Category B permits employers to hire international skilled workers holding special talent under any of the 10 occupations of the National Occupational Code (NOC).

Below is the Global Talent occupations list. (List may get modified periodically)

NOC code Occupation Min. hourly rate Min. annual salary
0213 Computer and information systems managers N/A N/A
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) N/A N/A
2171 Information systems analysts and consultants N/A N/A
2172 Database analysts and data administrators N/A N/A
2173 Software engineers and designers N/A N/A
2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers N/A N/A
2175 Web designers and developers N/A N/A
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians $38.94 $81,000
2283 Information systems testing technicians $37.50 $78,000
5241 Digital Media and Design (positions requiring a minimum of five years’ industry experience and specific skills only) $38.46 $80,000

 

Employers wishing to recruit international skilled workers via Global Talent Stream must fulfill the requirements of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) in order to achieve the Labour Market Benefits Plan.
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Saskatchewan Express Entry Immigration Category Opened

The renowned International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has reopened inviting 500 new visa applications on February 14 this year.

Under this particular sub-category, eligible applicants, who have submitted their profile in the Express Entry pool can apply and achieve a nomination certificate from the province of Saskatchewan. This gives the applicants 600 additional points from the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), and that applicant will be chosen at a subsequent draw from the pool by Canadian Government.

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SINP government is inviting eligible candidates with the required skills and qualification needed to fill the skill gap in the Saskatchewan’s labour market. Applicants under the Express Entry sub-category must have been submitted their profile in the Express Entry pool, and should be eligible for any of the three economic programs, Federal Skilled WorkerFederal Skilled Trades, and the Canadian Experience Class.

Find out if your job profile is present in the highly demanded OCCUPATION LIST OF SASKATCHEWAN

The Provincial Nominee Program for Saskatchewan is termed as SINP – Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. It allows the province to nominate skilled and experienced applicants through the federal government for permanent residence by awarding them with the Saskatchewan Provincial Nomination Certificate under Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. With this nomination the applicant can further apply for Canada permanent residency visa.

The processing time compared to other Canadian immigration classes proves to faster in Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program.

The applications for SINP are accepted under the below mentioned categories:

  • International Skilled Worker Category
  • Saskatchewan Experience Category
  • Entrepreneur and Farm Category

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Express Entry Draw 54: Lowest CRS recorded Express Entry Draw

 

Express Entry Draw 54: The current Express Entry draw for Canada immigration has broken all records till date. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score is going down the 450 scale for the first time ever. Around 3,664 skilled workers scoring minimum 447 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores were given an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residency on 8 February, 2017.

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Applicants who attained an ITA are allowed to apply for Canadian permanent residency through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Family members who are going to accompany the primary applicant such as spouse or common-law partner, dependent children are also eligible under Canada PR visa to reside in Canada.

Applicants who want to submit their application for Canada permanent residency under one of the program named, Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FTSC), or Canadian Experience Class (CEC), should first submit their profile in the Express Entry pool of Candidate. After this each individual will be given a CRS score depending on the factors such as age, education, work experience, language capability etc. All profiles are ranked in the Express Entry pool on the basis of their CRS score, and then IRCC periodically organize Express Entry draws in order to invite the highest-ranking profiles from the pool to apply for Canada Permanent Residency.

Updated Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017: Last 3 months

Draw Date Number of Invitation Minimum CRS score
54 February 8 3,664 447
53 January 25 3,508 453
52 January 11 3,334 459
51 January 4 2,902 468
50 December 22 2,878 475
49 December 16 1,936 497

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Click to see all the Express entry draws till date by CIC: Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017.

 

Express Entry Draw 53: Continous CRS fall can be seen again

Express Entry Draw 53: The Current Express Entry draw has created a history in the section of the Canadian immigration system by presenting draws which are continuously inviting more skilled workers with falling Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. The CRS score is needed by an applicant to achieve an Invitation to Apply (ITA) by Canada. The Current Express Entry draw 53, occurred on January 25, 2017 granted 3,508 ITAs along with 453 minimum qualifying CRS score.

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Applicants who attained an ITA are allowed to apply for Canadian permanent residency through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Family members who are going to accompany the primary applicant such as spouse or common-law partner, dependent children are also eligible under Canada PR visa to reside in Canada.

Applicants who want to submit their application for Canada permanent residency under one of the program named, Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FTSC), or Canadian Experience Class (CEC), should first submit their profile in the Express Entry pool of Candidate. After this each individual will be given a CRS score depending on the factors such as age, education, work experience, language capability etc. All profiles are ranked in the Express Entry pool on the basis of their CRS score, and then IRCC periodically organize Express Entry draws in order to invite the highest-ranking profiles from the pool to apply for Canada Permanent Residency.

Updated Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017: Last 3 months

Draw Date Number of Invitation Minimum CRS score
53 January 25 3,508 453
52 January 11 3,334 459
51 January 4 2,902 468
50 December 22 2,878 475
49 December 16 1,936 497
48 November 30 559 786 (Provincial nomination applicants only)
47 November 16 2,427 470
46 November 2 2,080 472

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Click to see all the Express entry draws till date by CIC: Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017.

Express Entry Draw 52: CRS score continuous to fall with the latest Draw

Express Entry Draw 52: A record-breaking number of Express Entry Draw 52 possibilities for Canada Immigration were issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for PR Visa in a draw that occurred on January 11, 2017. A sum of 3,334 individuals with at least 459 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points were Invited to apply. This is the first run through the quantity of applicants issued an ITA has passed the 3,000 stamp. Furthermore, it is the first run through in very nearly a year that the CRS necessity has plunged beneath 460.

Hopefuls who got an ITA are presently in a position to present an application for Canadian perpetual living arrangement to IRCC. Going with relatives, including companions or precedent-based law accomplices, and in addition subordinate youngsters, may likewise come to Canada alongside the primary candidate.

The expansion in draw sizes over the last months of 2016 into mid 2017 has been amazing, if not startling. Ranking staff at the division of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) had expressed that an expansion in draw sizes would permit the office to make Express Entry Draw 52 the fundamental driver of monetary movement to Canada. To be sure, it is conceivable that attract sizes will keep on increasing, with the likelihood of a further diminishing in the CRS prerequisite.

People, who wish to apply for Canadian changeless habitation through the Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FTSC), or Canadian Experience Class (CEC), are initially required to enter the Express Entry pool. After entering the pool, they are allotted a CRS score in light of variables including common status data, training, work understanding, dialect capacity, and other criteria. Hopefuls are positioned in the pool as indicated by their CRS score, and IRCC occasionally leads attracts to welcome the most noteworthy positioning contender to present an application.

Updated Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017: Last 3 months

Draw Date Number of Invitation Lowest CRS score
52 January 11 3,334 459
51 January 4 2,902 468
50 December 22 2,878 475
49 December 16 1,936 497
48 November 30 559 786 (Provincial nomination applicants only)
47 November 16 2,427 470
46 November 2 2,080 472

 

Click to see all the Express entry draws till date by CIC: Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017

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Express Entry Draw 51: Rising invitations and falling CRS Score

The Express Entry Draw 51 invited skilled candidates for Canada Migration of 2017. 2,902 individuals have been issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian Permanent Residency Visa on January 4. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required all together for a contender to get an ITA in this draw was 468, which is the lowest CRS since April 2016.

Invited applicants have 90 days to present their application, including supporting reports. When Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has endorsed an application — a procedure that as a rule takes place under six months — these people, and adjoining relatives, may arrive in Canada as a Permanente resident soon under Express Entry Draw 51.

The start of this consistent increment in draw sizes came when IRCC was ready to roll out noteworthy improvements to the CRS. These progressions came into constrain on November 19, 2016, with the point of putting more prominent accentuation on human capital, aptitudes and experience. Over late weeks, many competitors’ profiles have turned out to be more focused, primarily because of the way that qualifying work offers are presently granted far less scores than was beforehand the case.

It ought to likewise be noticed that applicants who get a nomination through a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) class will keep on being granted 600 scores, even after the late changes to the CRS. This makes PNPs by a wide margin the absolute most important element under the new framework.

Updated Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017: Last 3 months

Draw Date Number of Invitation Lowest CRS score
51 January 4 2,902 468
50 December 22 2,878 475
49 December 16 1,936 497
48 November 30 559 786 (Provincial nomination applicants only)
47 November 16 2,427 470
46 November 2 2,080 472

 

Click to see all the Express entry draws till date by CIC: Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017

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Express Entry Draw 50 is the largest Draw till date

Express Entry Draw 50: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued 2,878 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian PR Visa to applicants with 475 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in an Express Entry draw 50 that occurred on December 22, 2016. This draw — the biggest as far back as Express Entry draw 50 came into operation about two years prior — came as a shock to many applicants, coming only six days after the past draw. Over late months, IRCC had expressed that more customary draws could be normal, that the quantity of ITAs would increment, and that there would be a comparing diminish in the CRS cut-off point. On each of the three fronts, IRCC has been on the up and up.

Express Entry

Express Entry is the framework utilized by IRCC to choose possibility for movement to Canada through the government financial migration programs. Competitors who wish to apply under the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class, and Canadian Experience Class are required to do as such through Express Entry.

Qualified hopefuls make a profile which is submitted to the Express Entry pool. After entering the pool, competitors are doled out a CRS score which decides their positioning in the pool. The most noteworthy positioning hopefuls are issued an ITA in IRCC’s intermittent draws. A month ago, IRCC acquired a scope of upgrades to the Express Entry framework, intended to guarantee that more hopefuls are welcome to apply in light of their human capital, aptitudes, and experience.

Updated 2016 Express Entry Draw: Last 3 months

Draw Min. CRS Score Date ITAs Issued
50 475 December 22 2,878
49 497 December 16 1,936
48 786 (*candidates with a provincial nomination only) November 30 559
47 470 November 16 2,427
46 472 November 2 2,080
45 475 October 19 1,804
44 484 October 12 1,518

See all the express entry draws till date by CIC: Express Entry Draw 2016

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Express Entry Draw 48: ITA sent to PNP applicants for Canada PR Visa

Express Entry Draw 48:The primary attract after late changes to Canada’s Express Entry migration choice framework came into drive has seen just those competitors with a commonplace selection declaration welcomed to apply for perpetual living arrangement. A common selection is not required keeping in mind the end goal to enter the Express Entry pool or to get an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for changeless living arrangement.

This is the first run through in the historical backdrop of Express Entry that hopefuls with a common designation endorsement, issued by a region through a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), have been singled out in a program-particular draw.

The main different past program-particular attract occurred February, 2015, when applicants in the pool qualified under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) were issued an ITA.

In the most recent draw, the 48th altogether since Express Entry was initially propelled in January, 2015, an aggregate of 559 hopefuls in the pool were issued an ITA. The base CRS score required was 786.

Given that hopefuls who acquire a designation from a territory are granted 600 focuses under the CRS (out of a conceivable aggregate of 1,200), it takes after that applicants with center CRS scores as low as 186 were issued an ITA in this most recent draw. Center CRS shows a competitor’s score without the extra focuses for a commonplace selection or a qualifying work offer.

 

Express Entry

Express Entry is the framework utilized by IRCC to choose possibility for movement to Canada through the government monetary migration programs. Applicants who wish to apply under the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class, and Canadian Experience Class are required to do as such through Express Entry.

Qualified applicants make a profile which is submitted to the Express Entry pool. After entering the pool, competitors are doled out a CRS score which decides their positioning in the pool. The most noteworthy positioning applicants are issued an ITA in IRCC’s occasional draws.

Applicants in the pool may build their positioning in various ways. Take in more about expanding CRS score and positioning.

Updated 2016 Express Entry Draw: Last 3 months

Draw Minimum CRS Score Date of Draw # of ITAs Issued
48 786 (PNP applicants) November 30 559
47 470 November 16 2,427
46 472 November 2 2,080
45 475 October 19 1,804
44 484 October 12 1,518
43 483 September 21 1,288

See all the express entry draws till date by CIC: Express Entry Draw 2016

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