June 03, 2023 Immigration Canada has announced big changes to the Express Entry system, with the creation of category-based selection draws intended to fill Canadian labour market needs across six specific categories.
April 17, 2023 Carly Perryman, paralegal for the Immigration Team at FH&P, recaps the latest Canadian Immigration news, ranging from Express Entry Draw updates to Post-Graduation Work Permit extensions as well as a potential strike that could cause processing delays.
March 24, 2023 Family members of Temporary Foreign Workers may now be eligible for work permits thanks to recent changes within Immigration Canada to meet the country’s ongoing labour demands. Jasmine Somal, an FH&P Associate practising Immigration Law, reviews the changes and who can now apply for an open work permit in 2023.
March 10, 2023 High scores for the Express Entry Skills Immigration program may be alarming or discouraging, causing dismay and hopelessness based on the level of competition. Carly Perryman, paralegal for the Immigration Team at FH&P, provides an analysis of why the scores are so high and how candidates can increase their chances of earning a high score to secure permanent residency in Canada.
February 17, 2023 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has approved a new English Language Test that will be officially accepted later this year. Jasmine Somal, an FH&P Associate practicing Immigration Law, provides an overview of the new test and who will be eligible to take it when applying for Canadian immigration.
January 27, 2023 A recent Express Entry draw indicates that Canada intends to invite more skilled immigrants this year than in previous years. Carly Perryman, paralegal for the Immigration Team at FH&P, explains that process and the increased opportunity from the latest draw.
January 13, 2023 The Foreign Buyer Ban is now in effect in Canada and the federal regulations have been released to further clarify the exemptions. Associate Jasmine Somal and Carly Perryman, paralegal for the Immigration Team at FH&P, review those regulations and provide an update on those impacted by the new Ban.