Author: David Greer

  • 10 Ways to Avoid Immigration Fraud

    Immigration Fraud and Identity Theft: How to spot the fakes and stay safe! Immigration fraud and identity theft are serious issues that can result in significant financial loss and other complications. To protect yourself from these scams, it’s important to know how to spot the fakes and stay safe. To confirm the legitimacy of a…

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    Important Updates for International Students

    International Students 2024: Changing Eligibility Requirements, Targets and Numbers On January 22, 2024, the federal government announced some sweeping changes to Canada’s student visa application process for prospective international students. For the past several years there has been a significant increase in the number of study permits issued by Canada, yet essential infrastructure in many parts of…

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  • Canada Reopens Parents and Grandparents Program

    To further our goals of reuniting families in Canada, the parent and grandparent sponsorship program (PGP) allows eligible candidates the chance to apply to sponsor their parents or grandparents for permanent residence in Canada. Starting on October 10th, 2023, IRCC began sending invitations to apply to 24,200 potential sponsors who have already submitted their expressions…

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  • Canada Introduces Category-Based Selection to Express Entry System

    After much anticipation, in 2023 IRCC chose to augment its Express Entry application selection system to allow for category and job-specific selection of eligible candidates. Until now, Express Entry draws were conducted based on existing immigration programs (Federal Skilled Workers, Canadian Experience Class, Federal Skilled Trades, etc.). Now, those waiting for an invitation in the…

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  • How to Stand Out in the Express Entry Process

    Standing out amidst a sea of applicants can be daunting. How do you get IRCC’s attention and get chosen out of a hundred thousand prospects who will be applying all at once in the new Express Entry process? The initial application and, if invited, the full application later on require two completely different focuses. The…

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    Studying in Canada – A Survival Guide

    Essential Tools to Succeed in your Journey Studying in Canada can be an exciting and enriching experience, but it’s critical you be aware of potential scams and to prepare for the challenges of living in a new country. Here’s a survival guide for Canadian international students to help you avoid scams and navigate your academic…

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  • 5 Steps to Canadian PR Status for Students

    Steps from International Student to Permanent Resident! Canada is a popular destination for young adults seeking higher education, not only for the quality of education but also the opportunity to obtain permanent residency after completing their studies. The Canadian government has created a clear pathway for students to achieve this goal through a Post Graduate…

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    Should I Hire an Immigration Consultant?

    If you’re considering coming to Canada, you’re probably already aware of the possibility of hiring an Immigration Consultant. At first glance, people are often hesitant to hire an Immigration Consultant and opt out, due to the associated costs. This is often a regrettable choice as people underestimate the complexity of the immigration process. So how…

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  • How to Write a Compelling Submission Letter

    Details are Crucial Your Submission Letter serves as a comprehensive summary that highlights key aspects of your application, provides additional context, and explains essential points to the immigration officer assessing the case. It should help immigration officers quickly understand the your qualifications, reasons for applying, and any unique circumstances that may impact the decision. It…

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  • Why Being Current Matters

    Are You Keeping Up? The latest changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, regulations, manuals, memorandums, and programs affect your ability to qualify. You and your Immigration Professional must have an in-depth knowledge of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), and the supporting Regulations, Operation Manuals, and Instructions. New programs are introduced as…

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  • How can I Avoid being Scammed?

    Avoid Immigration Scams by Working with an Authorized Representative Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants RCIC – ICCRC, Member of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council ICCRC,  and the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC) are fully authorized to represent you in Canadian Immigration and Citizenship matters. They invest considerable time and energy in their…

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  • 10 Ways to Avoid Immigration Fraud
    10 Ways to Avoid Immigration Fraud

    Immigration Fraud and Identity Theft: How to spot the fakes and stay safe! Immigration fraud and identity theft are serious issues that can result in significant financial loss and other complications. To protect yourself from these scams, it’s important to know how to spot the fakes and stay safe. To confirm the legitimacy of a…

  • Important Updates for International Students
    Important Updates for International Students

    International Students 2024: Changing Eligibility Requirements, Targets and Numbers On January 22, 2024, the federal government announced some sweeping changes to Canada’s student visa application process for prospective international students. For the past several years there has been a significant increase in the number of study permits issued by Canada, yet essential infrastructure in many parts of…

  • Canada Reopens Parents and Grandparents Program
    Canada Reopens Parents and Grandparents Program

    To further our goals of reuniting families in Canada, the parent and grandparent sponsorship program (PGP) allows eligible candidates the chance to apply to sponsor their parents or grandparents for permanent residence in Canada. Starting on October 10th, 2023, IRCC began sending invitations to apply to 24,200 potential sponsors who have already submitted their expressions…

  • Canada Introduces Category-Based Selection to Express Entry System
    Canada Introduces Category-Based Selection to Express Entry System

    After much anticipation, in 2023 IRCC chose to augment its Express Entry application selection system to allow for category and job-specific selection of eligible candidates. Until now, Express Entry draws were conducted based on existing immigration programs (Federal Skilled Workers, Canadian Experience Class, Federal Skilled Trades, etc.). Now, those waiting for an invitation in the…