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Temporary Residence

Implied Status in Canada

What is implied status?  The Canadian concept of extension by law is the automatic extension of temporary resident status as a visitor, worker or student per

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Permanent Residence

Alberta PNP Is Presenting Its Online Portal

On October 1, 2020, the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) will introduce its new online portal to meet Alberta’s future labour market needs and maintain long-term economic growth. Outlook Education Employment

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Access to Justice

The IRB resumes “pre-COVID” in-person hearings

Since early May 2020, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is transforming its operating model. The IRB revised its processes by: 1. deciding less complex refugee claims without a

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Permanent Residence

Spousal Open Work Permit Policy in Canada

The Canadian Government considers family reunification a core immigration priority. Consequently, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) established the spousal open work permit pilot on December 22,

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Integration

Alberta Plan – Immigration to Alberta

Alberta’s Plan for Recovery On June 29, 2020, Premier Jason Kenney and Minister of Finance Travis Toews announced details on the Alberta plan for economic

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Integration

Spousal Sponsorship in Canada – Coronavirus

Intake of Spousal Sponsorship Applications During the coronavirus pandemic Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) continues to accept applications for spousal sponsorship and permanent residence but processing may

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Citizenship

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Canada

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) started recently to implement new procedures to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Canada. As part

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Integration

Mental Health Care for Immigrants in Canada

Immigration-related stress is linked to mental health problems Migrant women experience stressful change associated with family and personal issues during migration but their psychosocial needs

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Access to Justice

The Interpretation of Sponsoring a Relative

How to Interpret the Sponsoring a Relative Provision Mrs. Katharina Kontaxis, RCIC wrote a new article on sponsoring a relative of any age entitled “The Interpretation

Application to Sponsor
Permanent Residence

Video: Application to Sponsor – IMM 1344 (06-2019)

Katharina Kontaxis, a Canadian immigration consultant at KIS Migration, explains the most confusing sections of the Application to Sponsor form (IMM 1344 – version: June

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Permanent Residence

How to Sponsor a Relative to Canada?

Mrs. Katharina Kontaxis, RCIC wrote a recent article on sponsoring a relative of any age entitled “How to Sponsor a Relative to Canada?”, which was published

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Newsletter

Upcoming newsletter in December 2019

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Citizenship

New Canadian Exit Information System

The federal government is currently implementing a new Canadian exit information system to collect basic biographical data (full name, date of birth, gender, nationality, travel