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Category: Immigration Programs

Federal programs on hold

The last week of June 2012 was of many hopes in respect to Federal immigration programs – new lists of professions were expected, new programs for businesspeople and investors, new programs for low-skilled workers, the Canadian Experience class made more

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Federal program limit reached

The Federal Immigration program is designed for candidates who have at least 1 year of work experience in one of the fields in priority and make the necessary points in order to qualify. There is a total limit of 10.000

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Changes to the Canadian Experience class

The Minister Jason Kenney proposed a new change to the immigration system, one that everyone will love. The Canadian Experience Class is an immigration program destined for foreign students who graduated in Canada  and for temporary workers who have at least

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New federal immigration program

Because Canada faces a critical shortage in certain skilled trades, the government is planning to make the immigration system more flexible and welcome more skilled tradespersons. The authorities closed almost 280.000 unprocessed applications that were received by February 2008, so

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Old federal immigration files will be closed

In order to remove the backlog of applications and to improve the immigration system, focus on the current need of skills on the market and on a better integration of the immigrants, the Canadian government made a decision shocking for

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Proposed changes to the Federal process

The Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney proposes a series of changes to the federal immigration process, with the purpose of adapting the system to the needs of the Canadian society.

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The Quebec program is partially closed

On March 21, 2012 the Ministry of Quebec made a decision that will impact many Quebec candidates. Immigration will be limited to a certain number of professions, and to persons who have studied or worked in Canada for one year.

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