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Category: Temporary immigration

Photo requirements in the immigration process

Whether for temporary or permanent residence applications, photos are a very important part of the process although it may sound like a small detail. If your photos do not comply with the government specifications, your process could be delayed by

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Letter of invitation for visitor visa to Canada

Those who are planning to come to Canada to visit a relative or a friend should include in their application a letter of invitation from the host. There is no strict template, however there are certain details that are mandatory

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Medical examination in the immigration process

As part of the immigration process, candidates are required to pass a medical examination. This may also be a requirement for temporary residents who intend to stay more than 6 months in Canada. This post is about the importance of

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Canadian Temporary Resident Visa

Are you planning to travel to Canada? Find out who needs a Canadian Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), what are the chances to obtain one, what can be done if the visa is refused, for how long the visa is issued

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Online visa application

A record number of visas was issued in 2012 by the Canadian government: almost 1 million. This represents a 40% increase compared to 2004 and it is the result of the current government plan to speed and ease the process

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SuperVisa approval rate

As of December 1, 2011, the Canadian Government has a special type of visa for parents and grandparents of Canadian permanent residents, called Super Visa. According to the official information published today, the approval rate is quite high, which is

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Growing Canada – 2011 Immigration Statistics

Canada welcomed a quarter of a million of immigrants in 2009, this admission rate being one of the highest in the world. It becomes a bigger home country every year, growing stronger and stronger thanks to newcomers. Here are some

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