Canada faces dramatic drop in citizenship, prompting concerns about disengaged immigrants

New rules and fees appear to be raising barriers to becoming Canadian, with rates dropping from 79% to 26% between 2000 and 2008 newcomers. Written By: Nicholas Keung on Mar 24 2015 Original Source is available at: http://www.thestar.com/news/immigration/2015/03/24/canada-faces-dramatic-drop-in-citizenship-prompting-concerns-about-disengaged-immigrants.html The percentage of immigrants who become citizens has been dropping dramatically in recent years — from 79 per cent to 26 […]

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Immigration scam warning issued by Abbotsford police

——Police warn people that scammers can make telephone calls appear to come from legitmate agencies April 21, 2015 From CBC News. Original Source is available at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/immigration-scam-warning-issued-by-abbotsford-police-1.3042523 Police in Abbotsford, B.C., are warning people to beware of telephone and e-mail scams demanding money from apparently legitimate agencies. Yesterday, a man was robbed of $1,900 by […]

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Study to assess trade qualifications underway

March 14, 2015 Project will help clear the way for skilled British and Irish tradespeople to work in Canada London, March 14, 2014 — A new international study that will help British and Irish trained tradespeople assess their skills against Canadian criteria is being supported by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). Employment and Social Development Minister […]

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My Prescription for Foreign Trained Doctors

2015 Prescription for Foreign Trained Doctors  —-Cure Your Immigration Pain with LMIA and Express Entry Authored By Tina Ryan (Ni Fang) RCIC, CCIC, Chair of Canadian Migration Institute Over the past decade, I had the opportunity to help large amount of Doctors to immigrate to Canada, and I see how regulations change, procedures change and […]

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Imran Qayyum, CCIC, FCMI, ICD.D, C.Dir, ASC, A.C.C., RCIC

Imran is the Chair of  the Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants (CSIC) and a Fellow of CMI. Imran has been a practising immigration consultant for over 21 years and specializes in family, skilled worker and business class immigration. He has been a strong advocate for the promotion and enhancement of the Immigration Consulting profession. He participates […]

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Building a Fast and Flexible Immigration System

Building a Fast and Flexible Immigration System Feb 11, 2015 Original Source is available at: http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?nid=814939 Government to eliminate backlog-ridden and inefficient Investor and Entrepreneur Programs Ottawa, February 11, 2014 — Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today welcomed measures in Economic Action Plan (EAP) 2014 to build a faster, more flexible immigration system that makes […]

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About Tina

Tina is the Chair of Canadian Migration Institute, the President of Visa Seminars International Inc.—a reputable immigration consulting firm based in Vancouver Island and the General Partner of US based Aerie Leisure LLP. Tina is also a US FAA licensed Private Pilot! She is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (R.C.I.C), a Co-author of PCTIA accredited […]

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