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By Colin Singer
August 15, 2018 -The Saudi Diplomatic Crisis Highlights Why Ottawa Must Promote a Canada-First Policy for International Students.
By Colin Singer
August 15, 2018 - Manitoba immigration has introduced an additional document requirement for applications to its Express Entry stream.
By Colin Singer
August 15, 2018 - New draws under Nova Scotia's Entrepreneur and International Graduate Entrepreneur streams recently took place. The Entrepreneur draw saw 32 candidates issued with Invitations to Apply for Nova Scotia immigration, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 116 points.
By Colin Singer
August 15, 2018 - Minimum scores for skilled workers dropped again as British Columbia conducted the largest BC PNP draw of 2018 on August 8, 2018 inviting 405 candidates under the direct provincial skilled worker stream. The lowest score was 82.
By Colin Singer
August 13, 2018 - Analysis of employment statistics from the 2016 Canadian census shows that Canada owes its vibrant entrepreneurial spirit and respect for innovation and creativity to the work ethic of immigrants.
By Colin Singer
August 13, 2018 - Artificial intelligence (AI) helps federal immigration authorities improve the way it manages new applications. The question is whether this can be applied to other areas of Canada's immigration programs, including helping to accept or deny an application altogether.
By Colin Singer
August 13, 2018 - Canada's decision to replace the Student Partnership Program with the Student Direct Stream (SDS) for Indian students with effect from June 2018 may prove to be a strategic masterstroke in the government's attempt to attract more skilled workers to Canada.
By Colin Singer
Saskatchewan and Quebec will join several other Canadian provinces in moving to an Expression of Interest immigration system #Saskatchewan #Quebec #Canada #immigration #immigrationlaw #PNP
By Colin Singer
August 9, 2018 - The Quebec investor program offers high net worth applicants with CAD $2 Million permanent residence through a risk-free investment of CAD $1,2 Million. The program will receive 1900 new applications for the 2018/2019 period.
By Colin Singer
August 8, 2018 - The latest Express Entry draw conducted by Canada Immigration authorities issued 3750 invitations with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 440. This matches the lowest score for 2018.
By Colin Singer
August 8, 2018 - Quebec has made significant revisions to its Areas of Training list signifying a continued emphasis on highly-specialized professional training when choosing skilled worker immigrants to the province.
By Colin Singer
August 1, 2018 - Wealthy business immigrants are buying businesses and turning to Ottawa's temporary work visa, ‘owner-operator' policies to gain entry to Canada. After a period of less than 1-year, successful temporary work visa holders and their families can change to permanent residence under a provincial immigration program or as a federal skilled worker under Express Entry.
By Colin Singer
July 31, 2018 - Canada's biometrics collection expands to include travellers from Europe, the Middle East and Africa beginning on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Travellers from the three regions coming here to visit, work or study will need to have their fingerprints taken if they want to cross the border.
By Colin Singer
July 30, 2018 -Canada will conduct a new lottery draw for the Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program, starting Tuesday, July 31.
By Colin Singer
July 27, 2018 - This editorial first appeared exclusively for The Lawyers Daily on July 26, 2018.