11 Dec Ontario nominated 7,819 foreign nationals in 2020
Ontario nominated 7,819 foreign nationals in 2020
On December 10, 2020, the government of Ontario released new statistics on the issuance of the provincial nominations in the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). Since the previous update on November 12, Ontario issued 605 nominations. Initially, Ontario was allocated a quota of 7,600 candidates this year, which also includes 250 persons under the federal NOC C initiative. Now OINP announced that it has received additional 400 nominations plus an extra 50 nominations under the federal NOC C initiative. This means OINP can nominate 8,050 candidates in 2020 and still can issue 231 nominations.
#Ontario, #OINP, #provincial_nomination, #PNP
Newfoundland and Labrador has updated eligibility requirements in the International Graduate category
On December 10, 2020, the Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism of Newfoundland and Labrador has updated eligibility requirements in the International Graduate category of the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP). Effective now, Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) holders may be eligible for the Express Entry Skilled Worker Category if they are accepted into the Federal Express Entry pool. Such candidates must also possess a job seeker validation code to accompany their application.
#IRCC, #PGWP, #Express_Entry, #NLPNP, #PNP
Thunder Bay recommended another four candidates in the RNIP
On December 10, 2020, Thunder Bay, ON, posted a new update on the community recommendations issuance in the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP). The community recommended four candidates: 1 candidate in the NOC A skills level, 1 candidate in the NOC B skills level, and 2 candidates in the NOC C skills level. All recommended candidates can now apply for permanent residence to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). In total, Thunder Bay issued 57 community recommendations and still can issue up to 43 recommendations. Among them, there is a place for 6 NOC A candidates, 3 NOC B candidates, 26 NOC C candidates, and 8 NOC D candidates in 2020.
#Thunder_Bay, #RNIP, #Ontario, #community_recommendation, #rural_immigration
New rules for submitting documents to MIFI
On December 9, 2020, Quebec has announced new rules for the submission of applications under the International Student Program (ISP) and the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ), effective January 26, 2021 Applications submitted under these programs must be submitted electronically. The use of the paper application is no longer supported. Applications for the International Student Program must be submitted online by submitting an online application for temporary studies. Electronic documents have been available from Spring 2020 on the Arrima platform, but it will enter into force on January 26, 2021. As for the Quebec Experience Program, candidates must submit all supporting documents, including the form, and pay the government fees on Arrima beginning January 26, 2021.
#MIFI, #Quebec, #PEQ, #international_students, #Arrima