11 Feb Manitoba issued first 477 certificates of nominations in 2020
Manitoba issued first 477 certificates of nominations in 2020
On February 10, 2020, Manitoba released the first statistics on the issuance of the certificates of the nominations in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). In January 2020, MPNP nominated 476 Skilled Workers and 1 business candidate. Manitoba also refused 24 profiles of Skilled Workers. The province invited 616 Skilled Workers, 16 business concepts and 6 Business Investors. So far, MPNP received 388 applications from Skilled Workers and 4 applications from business candidates. Currently, Manitoba is assessing 562 applications, and the other 1,466 applications are pending assessment.
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Top 10 countries of origin of the December 2019’s newcomers
In December 2019, Canada admitted 20,890 foreign nationals who were granted the status of permanent residents of the country. The biggest part of those newcomers originated from India – 4,905 immigrants (23.48% of the total). China was back as the second-largest country of origin of newcomers – 1,715 newcomers (8.21%). The Philippines was in third place this month – 1,615 newcomers (7.73%). Nigeria took fourth place with 880 immigrants (4.21%). Pakistan is the place of origin of the fifth largest group of new Canadians – 715 newcomers (3.42%). The top ten also includes the following countries: United States of America – 670 PRs (3.21%), Eritrea – 470 PRs (2.25%), France – 460 newcomers (2.20%), Iran – 450 immigrants (2.15%), and Syria – 420 (2.01%). In total, in 2019, Canada granted PR to 341,180 immigrants.
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IRCC updated resettlement processing instructions
On February 10, 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released a new update of the processing instructions for the Resettlement Operations Division of the International Network (IN-ROD). This redesign is aimed at helping officers to find relevant guidance faster and improve the internal navigation structure of the program delivery instructions (PDIs) for the processing of resettlement applications.
Canada issued a record number of PGWPs to international graduates
In eleven months of 2019, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued Post Graduate Work Permits (PGWP) to 86,685 international graduates. This is already more than a total of 75,065 PGWPs issued in 2018 and is equal to the total number of PGWPs issued in 2015-2016 combined. The Post Graduate Work Permit Program was launched in 2005, to allow international graduates to get an open work permit for a period of up to three years. PGWP is one of the best immigration opportunities for those who intend to immigrate to Canada through the education pathway.
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