05 Dec Saskatchewan added new stream in the SINP
Saskatchewan added new stream in the SINP
On December 3, Saskatchewan announced the creation of the new immigration category in the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) – the International Graduate Entrepreneur category is designed for international students graduating from a Saskatchewan college or university who wants to become an entrepreneur. In the media release by the government of the province, it is emphasized that the goal of the new immigration pathway is to increase and retain the number of skilled and entrepreneurial new Canadians in Saskatchewan. The full is information about the International Graduate Entrepreneur category is available on the SINP website.
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Alberta issued 412 nominations in the AINP
On December 3, 2019, Alberta updated the inventory statistics of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). The province issued another 412 nominations since the last update on November 22. Alberta has almost reached its allocated quota for 2019. So far, AINP issued 5,976 certificates of the nomination of a total of 6,000. This means that by the end of the year, Alberta can nominate only 24 candidates. In 2018, AINP got a quota of 5,600 nominations. In 2019, it was increased by 400 spots, including 250 allocated for temporary foreign workers whose occupation is in the NOC C, as a part of the NOC C initiative by the federal government. As of today, there are 1,750 applications in the AINP’s inventory waiting for the eligibility assessment. In the Alberta Opportunity Stream, the approximate number of applications waiting for assessment is 1,275. Those applications were received before July 18, 2019.
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PR applications for protected persons will be processed in Mississauga
On December 4, 2019, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that starting this date, the intake of applications for permanent residence for protected persons in Canada and permanent residence applications for their dependent family members abroad (including spouses, common-law partners, and dependent children) is centralized at the Case Processing Centre – Mississauga.
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The 2020 International Experience Canada season to open next week
On December 4, 2019, IRCC announced the opening date of the International Experience Canada for 2020 season. The registration in the pools for most countries will open on Monday, December 9, 2019, at 9 AM EST. To date, youth from 35 countries can participate in the program. The processing of the IEC applications on average takes up to four weeks. In 2019, Canada issued 136,480 ITAs under the IEC.
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