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Month: February 2013

CIC News Update February 27, 2013

Immigration Direct’s blog will occasionally cover Citizenship and Immigration Canada news to keep our customers informed and knowledgeable regarding their own immigration plans. Record Breaking Number of Visas to Indians Canada appears to be a very popular destination for globe-trotting Indians according to new statistics released by the Canadian government. This is of course due …

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CIC News Update: Visitor Visas Reach Record Number in 2012

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced that they issued a record number of visitor visas last year. The announcement of almost one million visas being approved was made jointly by Minister Jason Kenney and Minister Maxime Bernier in a press conference on Wednesday. Visitor visas are temporary immigration documents that allow foreign citizens into Canada …

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Can I Use My Birth Certificate to Get into Canada?

There are only a few instances where you can enter Canada with nothing but your birth certificate, and it is still recommended that you have additional documentation when you travel abroad from Canada. Citizens As a citizen, you can potentially re-enter Canada with nothing more than a birth certificate. This is especially true if you …

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CIC News Update: CIIP Immigration

The Canadian Immigrant Integration Program partners with schools across the world to assist immigrants in their transition to Canada. These foreign schools train immigrants for the Federal Skilled Worker Program and Provincial Nominees Program and provide them with the necessary knowledge to succeed once in Canada as Permanent Residents. Many of these immigrants will be …

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Can Canada Permanent Residents Travel to USA

Permanent Residents in Canada are allowed to travel freely throughout Canada at will, but what if they want to go to the United States? Depending on which country you hold citizenship, traveling from Canada to the United States can be relatively easy. Permanent Residency in Canada does not necessarily make you from Canada in the …

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