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Month: May 2015

Defying Critics, Canadian Government Touts New Immigration Program

In the wake of ongoing criticism, the Canadian government is pointing to the early results of its new Express Entry immigration program and touting the initiative as a major success story. While critics of the new immigration program – which began on January 1st of this year – have accused the government of shifting the focus of …

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Almost Half Of Express Entry Immigration Applicants Already Reside In Canada

About half of the first applicants applying for permanent resident status in Canada under Express Entry, the country’s new immigration system, were already residing within the country. That was the finding of a recent report based on information gathered as a result of a request by Canadian immigration attorney Richard Kurland. The report examined the first …

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Filipino Immigrants Targeted In Major Canadian Immigration Scam

Toronto police allege that hundreds of Filipinos hoping to immigrate to Canada were targeted in what’s being called a massive immigration fraud that promised applicants a chance at reuniting with their families in Canada and securing permanent residency. It’s alleged that Imelda Fronda Saluma charged hopeful immigrants as much as $5,000—including $1500 for being matched with a job, …

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Number Of Non-Permanent Residents Continues To Grow In Canada

A new study by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) reveals that the number of non-permanent residents living in Canada has more than doubled within the last decade. The CIBC study found that the number of non-permanent individuals living in Canada under the age of 45 grew to 770,000 over the last decade, greatly …

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