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  • Ontario PNP Draw, Sep 21
    Ontario PNP draw invites 995 workers and international students

    On September 21, 2021, Ontario held its new provincial nomination and invited 995 workers and international students who had registered profiles in the Expression of Interest (EOI) pool. Among these 995 invitations, 406 were invited for the Foreign Worker Stream with a minimum score of 37. In the remaining 589 invitations, 523 were sent to the International Student Stream… Read More »

    Sep 22, 2021
  • US to lift Covid travel ban for vaccinated Indian passengers from November
    From November, the U.S. lifts travel ban for fully vaccinated Indian travelers

    The U.S. lifted the travel ban for fully vaccinated Indian travelers from the beginning of November 2021.  This will be undertaken by a new international travel system. According to U.S. officials, “this new system lifts the travel ban on countries like India.  Travelers from India who are fully vaccinated can now travel to the U.S.… Read More »

    Sep 22, 2021
  • Top 10 Best Communities in Canada
    Top 10 Best Communities in Canada in 2021

    The reasoning behind the Best Communities ranking by Maclean’s remains that “while there are many intangible things that determine quality of life that can’t be quantified and measured, a lot of tangible things can be.” This is the inaugural edition of the ranking of Canadian communities by Maclean’s. Canada’s premier current affairs magazine, Maclean’s engages,… Read More »

    Sep 22, 2021
  • Top 10 Booming Jobs in Canada and the U.S.
    Top 10 Booming Jobs in Canada and the U.S.

    We all have seen drastic changes during and after pandemic levels. All the countries are slowly recovering from their economic losses. In this renewing phase, most of the highly developed countries are offering several jobs. The immense shift to remote work in this new normal phase has been widespread. The use of digital collaboration tools,… Read More »

    Sep 20, 2021
  • PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND PNP Draw
    PEI invites 143 immigration candidates through PNP draw

    On September 16, 2021, Prince Edward Island held its regular monthly immigration draw and invited 143 immigration candidates through its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Category / Type of invitations Invitations issued Labor and Express Entry Invitations 129 Business Work Permit 14 Total Invitations 143 Minimum score required 72 Among the 143 invitations, 129 were sent… Read More »

    Sep 20, 2021
  • Canada immigrants are getting more jobs during COVID-19
    Enhanced Employment Opportunities for Newly arrived Immigrants in Canada

    The newly arrived immigrants in Canada have had better employment opportunities since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The employment rate hit 70.4 percent in August 2021, which is 6.1 percent more than in the same month in 2019 before the pandemic. Immigration programs to Canada Most of these immigrants come to Canada through the… Read More »

    Sep 20, 2021
  • Australia relaxes citizenship requirements
    Australia announces flexibility in granting citizenship to talent visa holders

    Australia’s Immigration has announced flexibility in granting citizenship to talent visa holders and athletes in the Australian Commonwealth Games teams. This will apply to Ships’ Crew Senior Business People Research Scientists Distinguished Artists Highlights: The special residence requirement reduces the number of days a resident must live in Australia ·         It applies to past, present… Read More »

    Sep 17, 2021
  • How to submit a Canada Super Visa application
    Super Visa Application for Parents and Grandparents of Canadian PRs

    The Super Visa allows parents and grandparents of permanent residents or Canadians to move to Canada. At the initial stages, they can stay up to two years without renewing their visa status. It also allows multiple entries over a period of 10 years. The Super Visa is an alternative to the Parents and Grandparents Program… Read More »

    Sep 17, 2021
  • H-1B visa
    USCIS recognizes Market Research Analysts for H-1B visas

    Good News! for Market Research Analysts. The USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) is now considering ‘Market Research Analysts’ as a specialty occupation and are eligible for H-1B visas. The U.S. immigration agency reached a settlement for visa denials for market research analyst positions. The lawsuit — filed in federal court in the Northern District of California by… Read More »

    Sep 16, 2021
  • Express Entry PNP Draw
    Second PNP Express Entry draw in September invites 521 PNP candidates

    Express Entry PNP draw held on September 15, 2021, invites 521 candidates to apply for permanent residence in Canada. These invited candidates had previously received nominations under Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). The Express Entry PNP candidates will get 600 added points automatically to their original score. The cutoff score in this draw is 732. Candidates having a… Read More »

    Sep 16, 2021
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