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Rules for Immigrants With Medical Conditions are Changing

Under Section 38-1-C of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), also known as “medical inadmissibility due to excessive demand,” immigrants who were disabled or had serious medical conditions could be barred from permanent residency in Canada if their cost of care was expected to be more than $6,655 annually. On April 16, 2016, Ahmed …

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The Future for Canada Without Immigration Would be Bleak, Experts Say

In May 2018, the Conference Board of Canada released a report examining the impact of immigration on Canada. According to the study, by 2034, the number of deaths in Canada will outpace the number of births, meaning that immigration will account for all population growth in the country. Without immigration, Canada’s economic growth in the …

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Canada is Among Top Welcoming Nations for Newcomers, Studies Find

When immigration applicants consider where to go in the world, acceptance can be a big factor. Being welcome in a new place is important for acclimatization, integration, and even safety. When local residents are accepting of newcomers, it can be easier for immigrants to find the services they need, find local support, and make friends. …

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Chinese Immigrants Lose Court Battle With Canadian Government

A Canadian federal court has ruled against more than 1,000 wealthy Chinese immigrants seeking compensation after their immigration applications were affected by the cancellation of Canada’s Immigrant Investor Program (IIP). After their applications for Canadian citizenship under the IIP were cancelled following the recent termination of the program, the wealthy Chinese immigrants sought millions of dollars …

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Immediate Prioritization of Philippine Immigration Applications

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has announced that in light of the recent disaster in the Philippines, all immigration applications from people who identify themselves as being affected are prioritized. The typhoon, called Yolanda in the Philippines and Haiyan elsewhere, has wreaked significant amounts of damage on the Southern Pacific islands. Estimates of people lost …

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Canadian Immigration Backlogs to Be Reduced

One of the founding principles of Canadian immigration is the reunification of families within Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada, led by Minister Chris Alexander, intends to make this easier by reducing serious immigration backlogs throughout the system. In particular the backlog in parent and grandparent super visas is receiving most of the focus. Parents …

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