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Canadian temporary resident status

What is Canadian temporary resident status?

Explore Canada! – Canada’s vision of a free, safe and prosperous country draws migrants from all corners of the world. What is Canadian temporary resident status? Foreigners who have Canadian temporary resident status are allowed to visit, work or study in Canada for a limited amount of time. To obtain and maintain Canadian temporary resident status, foreigners[…]

canadian exit information

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 document type / number and issuing authority) from travellers leaving the country. Background Canada was the only member of the Five Eyes (an intelligence alliance consisting of the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and[…]

medical inadmissibility

How to Take Charge of Your Medical Inadmissibility?

Mrs. Katharina Kontaxis, RCIC wrote a recent article on overcoming medical inadmissibility entitled “How to Take Charge of Your Medical Inadmissibility”, which was published at on July 9, 2019. Overcoming Medical Inadmissibility Many medical conditions (e.g. mental illness, cancer, etc.) can lead to a visa refusal. One must convince the medical and immigration officers with a well researched, documented[…]

Visa from India

Visa from India – Temporary Resident Visa

How to increase the success rate of obtaining a temporary resident visa from India In response to Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada’s news release regarding the launch of Canada’s temporary resident visa (TRV) information campaign in India dated June 17, 2019, KIS Migration is sharing these useful tips to help potential applicants increase their success rate of obtaining[…]

Francophone Immigration – Welcoming Communities

Francophone Immigration – Welcoming Communities

The Government of Canada launched a new Francophone Immigration Strategy to increase francophone immigration, support integration and retention of French-speaking newcomers, and strengthen the capacity of francophone communities outside Quebec. Objectives of the Francophone Immigration Strategy The Francophone Immigration Strategy aims to achieve 3 main objectives to support the vitality of Francophone communities: 1. Increase Francophone[…]

USMCA – Trade deal between USA, Mexico and Canada

USMCA – Trade deal between USA, Mexico and Canada

Since October 1, 2018, the US, Canada, and Mexico have a new NAFTA deal. It’s called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). What has changed? It’s basically NAFTA 2.0, with major changes on cars and new policies on labour and environmental standards, intellectual property protections, and some digital trade provisions. Country of origin rules: Automobiles must[…]

impaired driving

Impaired Driving Laws – Impact on Non-Canadians

Canada’s New Impaired Driving Bill and its Impact on Temporary Residents and Permanent Residents Definition Impaired driving is the criminal offence of operating a motor vehicle while being impaired by alcohol, a drug or both. Background On June 21, 2018, Bill C-46, the Impaired Driving Act, received Royal Assent. The bill will increase the penalties for impaired driving offences[…]

mobilite francophone

International Mobility Program – Mobilite francophone

Mobilite francophone allows Canadian employers to hire francophone and bilingual workers from abroad to work outside of Quebec. Mobilite francophone: LMIA exemption for French-speaking temporary workers outside Quebec Since June 1st 2016, one may submit work permit applications in the Mobilite francophone stream of the International Mobility Program. The Mobilite francophone facilitates procedures for French-speaking candidates[…]

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