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24 Apr 2014

Outstanding numbers for Chinese Citizens

Posted by admin - Bellissimo Law Group PC

On April 22, 2014 Chris Alexander, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, and Costas Menegakis, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister announced that in 2013 Canada issued more than 270,000 visitor visas , over 29,000 study permits and granted permanent residency to more than 34,000 Chinese citizens.

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19 Mar 2014

Minister Chris Alexander travels to China!

Posted by admin - Bellissimo Law Group PC

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander is taking off for China, on a trip to promote Canada as a destination for business people, students and investors. This diplomatic travel comes right on the heels of the Minister’s February announcement to eliminate Canada’s Federal Immigrant Investor Program and Federal Entrepreneur Program, both exceptionally popular among Chinese investors looking to gain permanent residence in Canada. The Minister will travel to Hong Kong and Shanghai to promote the new focus of his immigration policy on Canada’s economic and labour market needs. He plans to outline visa options available to businesses, students, and families looking to settle in Canada.

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4 Mar 2014

A Summary of Recent Changes to Canadian Immigration

Posted by Mario Bellissimo - Bellissimo Law Group PC

In recent months Citizenship and Immigration Canada has introduced a series of regulatory changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Many of these changes have already started to come into effect this year. Below is a summary of how several popular immigration programs have been affected. To learn more, contact us today to find out how these changes may affect you!

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4 Feb 2013

Top Reasons to Study in Canada

Posted by admin - Bellissimo Law Group PC

Canada has one of the best educational systems in the world. More than 150,000 international students come to Canada each year to pursue an education at Canadian high-schools, colleges and universities. The…

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