09 Aug Canada welcomed 71,888 Ukrainian nationals under the CUAET
Canada welcomed 71,888 Ukrainian nationals under the CUAET
On August 8, 2022, the Government of Canada updated the number of Ukrainian newcomers arriving in Canada under the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). According to the latest update, between January 1 and August 7, 2022, 11,344 Ukrainians arrived in Canada by land, and an additional 60,544 arrived by air. Between March 17 and August 3, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) received 455,854 applications under the CUAET. The applications of 182,528 Ukrainian nationals have been approved so far.
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Ottawa updated permanent residency program web pages to make it easier for users
On August 8, 2022, the Government of Canada reorganized the web pages for the permanent residency program, the permanent resident card, and related topics to improve information organization and accessibility. Within the new layout for information migrated from manuals into program delivery instructions format, further updates on content will be available for the permanent resident program delivery instructions. The permanent resident card (PR card) is the official confirmation of residency in Canada. To travel to Canada as a permanent resident, all applicants need a valid PR card or permanent resident travel document (PRTD).
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IRCC updated instructions for the Sydney Permanent Resident Card Centre
On August 8, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) published new instructions for complex permanent resident card applications referred by the Permanent Resident Card Centre (PRCC-Sydney). In addition, IRCC announced that the previous instruction – Operational Bulletin 536: Residency Determination Processing for Applicants Outside of Canada Referred by the Sydney Case Processing Centre’s Permanent Resident Card Centre, has expired and is not in effect anymore. As of August 8, 2022, the new instructions will replace the expired Operational Bulletin 536.
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IRCC started to renew expired refugee protection claimant documents
On August 8, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) restarted the processing of expired refugee protection claimant documents (RPCDs), starting with those that expired on or after January 1, 2020. Affected claimants can now mail in their RPCD request form and photographs to the IRCC office in Winnipeg. Clients will receive their renewed document by mail or be asked to come into an office after a request has been processed. RPCDs that were due to expire before January 2020 will be renewed at a later date. All the expired RPCDs, meanwhile, remain in force until further notice.