Canadian Immigration Guides

HR Immigration Handbook

In this free publication, we offer practical tips and strategies useful to HR Professionals when accessing the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. You will find practical information to guide you in your efforts to manage risk and maintain full corporate immigration compliance. Further, we provide tips and strategies on preparing for employer compliance reviews that will most assuredly come in greater volume as the government places greater emphasis on program integrity and the promotion of local labour over foreign nationals. Click here to download free.                  
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Canadian Immigration Short Guides

What to do when your Canadian visa application is rejected.

If you are one of the unfortunate people that has just had their Canadian visa application refused, it can be one of the most frustrating experiences of your life. Travel plans are spoiled and the hopes of being reunited with distant friends and relatives are in serious jeopardy. And to make matters worse, the form rejection letter provides only a vague reference to an officer’s belief that “you would not leave Canada at the end of your stay.” You know there must be more to it than that. If only there was a way to get a copy of the visa office file materials so that you could learn the “real reasons” your application was rejected. Well there is a way to get those file materials and I’m going to show you how! Click Here to Download

Express Entry – Essential Tips to Getting Out of the Pool Safely

I can’t tell you how often I have clients come to me after rushing to get an application filed, only to see their one good shot at success crumble around them because of an oversight on their part. It will do you no good to be the first to get your Express Entry profile submitted if you compromise accuracy and honesty for expediency. CIC has confirmed that the first draw from the pool will not occur until the end of January. As such, take your time, don’t rush things, … and above all, pay close attention to my “Essential Tips to Getting Out of the Pool Safely!” Click Here to Download

Express Entry – The Top 8 Things You Really Need to Know!

I recommend that you review the step by step guide provided by CIC on how the program will work at the 10,000 foot level. They have some really nice infographics that spell things out so that pretty much anyone can understand.

The program can be summed up in essentially four bullet points:

1. Candidate completes and submits an online Express Entry profile.

2. CIC gives the highest ranking candidates an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for PR status through one of the existing PR programs.

3. Candidate has two months to file the complete PR application online to CIC.

4. CIC approves the PR application within 6 months.  

Let me cut to the chase. Although generic information can be helpful, it does not add much value for people needing real answers and direction as to the impact this new Express Entry program will have on them and their “real life” chances of qualifying for permanent resident status in Canada. I am no different than other immigration lawyers and consultants who want to set up a paid consult with you to convince you that they know what they are doing, that they are someone you can trust, and that you should retain them to guide you through the process for a fee. Click Here to Download

Express Entry – Top 5 Things To Prepare Now to Increase Your Chance of Early Selection

With the 4 year cap looming on April 1, 2015 and the corresponding desire of many TFWs to obtain PR status as quickly as possible in order to remain in Canada, I have provided below the top 5 things you need to do now in order to put yourself in the best position possible to file your application as soon as Express Entry opens on January 1, 2015.Click Here to Download

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  1. I have a refusal letter last sept 17 and i dont understand why they refused if i apply b4 my work permit expirrd and i include on my application is the letter from AINP for open bridge work permit applctn. I dont want to go home coz my heart and soul is here in canada and i already managing a retail store. What should i do now. Please help me

  2. I am currently on a PGWP.I completed a 2year business post graduation diploma from a university in metro vancouver,B.C in 2015 january.I am from india. I have been working as a security guard since a year.This occupation is under NOC C.

    I want to apply for BC PNP.My employer does not know rules of PNP and is currently understanding them.He might agree to sponsor me and get an LMIA.

    What are my chances?

  3. I filed my Canadian PR application through Express Entry programme in June 2015 and yet my profile is not selected by any of the Canadian provinces till this day. I meet all the requirements for a PR application which I am stating below.
    1. Have 8 years of IT experience.
    2. IELTS score is 7.5 ( S – 7, L – 8.5, R – 7.5, W – 7)
    3. My professional Degree is considered valid after educational credential validation.

    But till date, I have not received any ITA. Is there anything I can do to increase my overall points by getting a job opportunity. I tried through job sites and forums, but none of the companies release a job offer, as I don’t have a valid PR.

  4. Hi
    I missed some family information in that sheet, next day they didn’t took my information..I applied 40days back ..is my application rejected… I applied for visiting visa…can you tell me posted sir