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Canada to offer more immigration pathways to temporary residents

Recent new immigration policies will help students, Immigrants who reside in Canada, as the government of Canada issues new policies that will be beneficial for people who are staying in Canada. Following the announcement that Canada would welcome over 400,000 immigrants per year over the next three years, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino told Bloomberg that the federal government will announce this soon.   What happens next?  The immigration minister said due to the covid 19 pandemic the expected rate of immigration is decreased. To overcome this they are proposing new rules to provide more accessible ways to make sure the immigration is easily done for international students, temporary foreign workers, and asylum seekers who reside in Canada  Canada has also recently opened up its borders to students who are enrolled in classes at post-secondaries that have coronavirus readiness plans. Benefits for International Students with Canadian Experience.  There are two significant advantages to offering more PR pathways to existing understudies, unfamiliar specialists, and haven searchers in Canada. In the short run, this will balance the brief decrease in movement brought about by the pandemic, which will uphold monetary development. Over the long haul, it will profit Canada since outsiders with Canadian experience will in general have solid work market results.  The mix of having Canadian instruction, work insight, social and expert organizations, and familiarity with English and additionally French outcomes in a snappier work market mix and high wages in the long haul.  This has appeared in various examinations led by Statistics Canada, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and different specialists. Therefore, choice measures utilized by IRCC, areas and domains under the PNP, and by Quebec offer inclination to competitors with Canadian work and study insight. What Effects will happen next to international Students? The immigration minister did not give any more details about what changes are going to happen.  The options might include Fresh Federal Pilot Projects Launching Keep program-specific sketches for Express Entry Adjusting the Detailed Rating System (CRS) of Express Entry to include more points for Canadian experience Changing eligibility requirements for federal services (e.g., reducing the Canadian Experience Class criterion for job experience) Extending the duration of temporary work permit periods to allow applicants more time to acquire the Canadian work experience they need to be eligible for an immigration application Admission Hub Canada’s Leading Education & Visa Firm  3000+ students | 3 ICCRC immigration consultants.....

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[Entry to Canada] The Latest Regulations: Need to report COVID-19 self-assessment through ArriveCAN Everyday

The latest regulations for entry into Canada: Canada’s entry rules have been updated and will be implemented from November 21, 2020. The immigrants are still required to self-isolate for 14 days and report COVID-19 symptoms daily for self-assessment. Failure to comply with the above rules will be listed as a high priority by law enforcement agencies in order to enforce the legal responsibilities of the entrant. The Public Health Agency of Canada issued new restrictions on Tuesday in response to the COVID-19 situation in Canada. Those who enter Canada can download the ArriveCAN app, but if the entrant does not use it while boarding and entering Canada, they need to call the COVID-19 hotline 1-833-641-0343 (toll free during quarantine) to report their health during the 14-day quarantine period. situation. In each call, entrants must check the list of COVID-19 symptoms and report whether they have any symptoms. This rule applies to all non-exempt passengers. The exemption includes medical staff and crew members. If you fail to comply, you will receive the lightest verbal warning and fines ranging up to 1,000 Canadian dollars. Download ArriveCAN Here: Website: http://Canada.ca/ArriveCAN What do I need to prepare to enter Canada? Before arriving in Canada: Provide through ArriveCAN: travel information and personal contact information, 14-day quarantine plan, self-assessment of COVID-19 symptoms, and present ArriveCAN receipt to border personnel. Please read this article for how to use ArriveCAN: Successful entry into Canada in 2020: What documents do I need to prepare? After entering Canada: The entrant must confirm through ArriveCAN that within 48 hours of entering Canada, the entrant has arrived at the quarantine or isolation location, and completes the daily self-assessment of COVID-19 symptoms. If you have not used ArriveCAN before entering Canada, you can only call 1-833-641-0343 to inform you of your daily isolation self-assessment status, and you cannot resume using ArriveCAN. It’s just that those who transit through the airport do not need to use ArriveCAN to provide information. Admission Hub Canada’s Leading Education & Visa Firm  3000+ students | 3 ICCRC immigration consultants | Highly Experienced Team | 35 Team Members ICCRC federal visa immigration consultant, immigrants studying abroad are more secure! Contact Us

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Covid-19 border reopening for international students

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Designated learning institutions reopening to international students in Canada. As of October 20, 2020, some designated learning institutions (DLIs) are now ready to reopen to international students who aren’t currently in Canada and who  have, or are approved for, a study permit  are travelling to Canada for a non-discretionary or non-optional purpose COVID-19 readiness plan for DLIs Canadian schools with coronavirus readiness plans can start accepting new study permit holders, as of October 20.  Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs) are now ready to accept international students regardless of the date the study permit was obtained. DLIs are colleges, universities, and other educational institutions approved by the government to welcome international students. Before, the sole international students that would visit Canada were those that held a legitimate study permit as of March 18, 2020, the date that Canada’s coronavirus travel restrictions took effect. To be ready to enter Canada as a student, you want to meet these two requirements: you want to have a legitimate study permit or a letter of introduction that shows you were approved for a study permit. you want to be attending a delegated learning institution (DLI) with a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by its province or territory. Your visit to Canada is going to be considered essential if you’ve got all of the specified documents and your DLI is on the approved list. Travel exemptions and restrictions for international students: To be able to enter Canada as a student, you must meet 2 requirements: You must have a valid study permit or a letter of introduction that shows you were approved for a study permit. You must be attending a designated learning institution (DLI) with a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by its province or territory. Your travel to Canada will be considered essential (non-discretionary) if you have all of the required documents and your DLI is on the approved list. As a student, your travel to Canada won’t be considered essential (non-discretionary) if your study program has been cancelled or suspended you’re entering Canada for any reason other than to study When you travel to Canada Make sure your school is on the list of DLIs with COVID-19 readiness plans approved by their province or territory. When the border services officer greets you, they look at several factors, including your reason for travelling to Canada your ability to complete a 14-day quarantine period as.....

IRCC announces a huge change in study and work visa for fall 2020

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IRCC announces a huge change in study and work visa for fall 2020 .

International students starting school this fall, can take online classes from their home country and still be eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit after coming to Canada| IRCC. IRCC has announced a huge change in the eligibility criteria for Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) for students who want to study in Canada in fall 2020.  To be eligible. students must have completed a full-time program (minimum 8 months) in a designated learning institute (DLI). The length of the PGWP will be the resulting length of their study in Canada. Students are allowed to begin their program remotely in fall 2020 and still be eligible for PGWP in Canada, confirms IRCC. According to the general eligibility criteria for PGWP, online classes are not considered to fulfill study requirements. But, the current COVID-19 pandemic bringing the whole world to a standstill has led to a reform in the PGWP. Looking at the current travel restrictions, IRCC has declared that international students outside Canada wanting to start school this fall can take classes online from the home country. IRCC announced this reform for fall 2020, on May 14, 2020 .  Online classes will not affect PGWP: Classes moved online due to COVID-19.  If the student holds an approved study permit, but unable to travel in spring/summer/ fall due to COVID-19, they are still eligible for PGWP. If you’re in this situation, Take classes online while outside Canada Complete up to 50% of your program while outside Canada, if unable to travel sooner. As declared by IRCC,students who start their studies in Fall 2020, will remain eligible for PGWP equal to the length of their studies. Students authorized to work: Can continue to work even if COVID-19 has forced them to be a part-time student or take a break in studies Allowed to work up to 20 hours per week during an academic session and full-time during scheduled breaks. International providing essential service: Are temporarily allowed to work more than 20 hours. if has a valid study permit eligible to work off-campus providing an essential service. However, this change is in effect until August 31, 2020, as stated by IRCC Please free to contact us here if you need any further information. We have a team of experts to help the needs of international students in Canada. Talk to our Admission Advisor Simran 647-264-0522 Official ADM WhatsApp Admission Hub – Canada’s leading Education & Visa.....

Canada to accept incomplete Study Permit & PGWP applications

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Canada to accept incomplete Study Permit & PGWP applications | IRCC Update in COVID – 19

Until further notice, IRCC confirms to keep applications open for study permit & PGWP applicants. For International Students (Student Direct Stream – SDS): Due to the current pandemic, many international students are facing difficulty to submit complete study permit & PGWP (Post-Graduation Work permit) applications with all the mandatory documents. Hence, IRCC said files of such applicants will not be refused for non-compliance. The COVID-19 situation has led to the closure of some Visa application centres (VACs) and U.S. Application Support Centres. As a result of limited access to IRCC & Service Canada offices, study permit & PGWP applicants may not be able to take biometrics medical examination submit their original travel documents (such as passport) police certificates proof for first-year full payment of fees Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) from the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI), if applicable. Besides, they may not be able to obtain educational transcripts, Language test results due to interrupted courier services. Hence, in such cases, IRCC officers may continue to request additional documents from applicants. While deciding on the application, the officers will send a request letter, allowing the applicant 90 days to respond. Students inside Canada (Study permit extensions): Due to the closure of schools, some international may be unable to obtain and submit a letter of proof of enrollment from their DLI (Designated Learning Institute). Such applicants should submit a letter of explanation indicating that they are unable to submit the requested document due to school closure. Once they receive the required documents, they can submit it using  IRCC Webform . Students in Quebec: As a temporary measure, MIFI is by default extending the CAQs validity until December 31, 2020,  for all certificates expiring between April 30, 2020, and December 31, 2020.  However, this doesn’t apply to CAQ’s expired prior to April 30, 2020. Students applying for study permit extensions with a CAQ expiring between April 30 and December 31, should be issued a study permit valid until December 31, 2020, unless the applicant’s passport expires before this date. Post-Graduation Work permit: Due to school closures, some students may not be able to obtain a letter of completion or final transcript from their DLI. But applicants who are looking for a post-graduation work permit will have to submit a letter of explanation stating that they are unable to submit it due to school closure. However, once these documents.....