Since 2011 when Bill C-31 was created with the goal of modifying the laws of refugees in Canada, there have been a lot of questions regarding the loss of the Canadian permanent residency for people that immigrated to Canada as refugee claimants.
Being a foreigner and having a job offer in Canada could open doors towards a permanent residency, however, the definition of a job offer can vary depending on which procedure you use.
An immigration process is more than just filling out forms. The interpretation and application of the law is a very important ability that is acquired throughout the years and with the corresponding studies.
The additional assessment of credentials that the department of Citizenship and Immigration to Canada has put in place after the recent changes to the system of permanent residency, has created a lot of confusion among applicants. The biggest confusion is when applicants think that this process is to revalidate their professional credentials and that by obtaining a letter from the agency that is in charge of this evaluation, applicants are granted the permission to practice in their fields once they immigrate to Canada.
Depending on the type of immigration process, there will usually be a list of documents that will need translation when it comes time to submit the application to Immigration Canada.
Now that Justin Trudeau is the Canadian Prime Minister the expectations of the people who travel or wish to travel to this country, or that are possible candidates for an immigration program have risen as a consequence of the promises that the politician made during his campaign.
When a professional offers immigration advice for free you should be suspicious. If they offer advice for free it may mean they will try to take money from you in another way.
It is unknown to many applicants that even when they are living in Canada, they can apply overseas and benefit from the shorter processing times offered by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. But either if applying within or outside Canada, there are legal ways to prepare a successful application and to have an application to be processed in the smoothest possible way.
Depending on the profile of each applicant, it can be evaluated to determine whether there is any opportunity to get more points. Those points may be the difference between being eligible or not for the Entry Express system and being invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence.
The fear to re-apply for a visa after being refused is a common feeling, especially when the applicant was over confident while filing the first application and the result was not positive. If you are considering to re-apply there are several factors that must be considered in prior to filing the new application.