The latest Express Entry Draw took place during the period of March 6, 2019. During this round 3,350 Invitations to Apply have been issued to foreign nationals who had 454 points or…Continue Reading
Posts by Mario Bellissimo
The case of Caianda we recently litigated involved the refusal of a study permit. The Officer did not believe the Applicant was being truthful about his intentions. The Officer concluded that the…Continue Reading
1. New immigration targets were announced on October 31st : 2019 target – 330,800 / 2020 target – 341,000 / 2021 target – 350,000 2. Parental Sponsorships will no longer be lottery based…Continue Reading
Liberals Unveiled a New Plan for Immigration Focused on Family Reunification, Middle Class Growth in 2015 – How Is It Working in 2019?
In 2015 then Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada said, “The Harper Conservatives froze family reunification applications for two years, then made the rules so rigid that thousands of hard-working people…Continue Reading
1. How do you obtain a membership? The NEXUS program is a voluntary program which allows pre-screened low risk travellers who are deemed admissible to enter both Canada and the United Sates…Continue Reading
High on Changes on Cannabis Legalization – Can I Now Get into Canada with a Criminal Record for Cannabis?
So, there is much buzz and rightly so about the Cannabis Act coming into law on October 17, 2018 which legalized marijuana use throughout Canada. What has changed? The implementation of the…Continue Reading
Citizenship week that runs from October 8 – 14 is when Immigration, Refugees, & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) dedicates a week to reflect on and celebrate the rights and responsibilities all Canadian citizens…Continue Reading