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  • BC PNP draw
    British Columbia invites 407 to apply for provincial nomination

    The province of British Columbia has issued 407 invitations through a BC Provincial Nominee Program [BC PNP] draw held on September 15, 2020. As per the official website, “the BC PNP issued invitations to apply to qualified registrants in Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC categories”. The previous BC PNP draw was held on September… Read More »

    Sep 18, 2020
  • Express Entry draw
    Another all-program Express Entry draw invites 4,200 to apply for Canada PR

    In the second all-program Express Entry draw to be held within a span of 2 weeks, Canada has invited another 4,200 immigration candidates in the latest Express Entry Draw #163 held on September 16, 2020 at 07:25:09 UTC. 472 was the minimum CRS score required. By CRS is implied the Comprehensive Ranking System that comes… Read More »

    Sep 17, 2020
  • New Brunswick to hold online recruitment events
    New Brunswick to hold online recruitment events

    New Brunswick has updated information regarding the “Upcoming National and International Recruitment Events” to be held by the province. The only officially bilingual province, both the French as well as the English language share equal status in New Brunswick. The Official Languages Act is a federal act and applicable only to federal institutions. The provincial… Read More »

    Sep 16, 2020
  • France study visa
    Ten best universities in France 2020

    You can find schools, universities, and institutions that are specifically dedicated to the topic you are most interested in when you study in France. And because France has always managed to produce some of the greatest minds in business, economics, science, and art, you can be sure that you will get the best quality of… Read More »

    Sep 16, 2020
  • Russian citizenship
    Russia proposes electronic IDs for foreign nationals

    As part of immigration reforms, Russia plans on introducing fingerprinting and electronic identification cards for foreigners in the country. As per the Ministry of Internal Affairs, foreign nationals will be obliged to undergo fingerprinting, subsequently receiving an electronic ID. Foreign national that have been staying in the country for more than 30 days will be… Read More »

    Sep 16, 2020
  • Study in UK
    UK: New immigration route for international students to open early

    In an official News Release dated September 10, 2020, the UK Government has announced that the “New routes for international students to apply for visas will open early” in keeping with the commitment of the UK Government to introduce a new points-based immigration system. With the new UK immigration routes for international students opening early,… Read More »

    Sep 16, 2020
  • Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements
    USCIS launches new ‘SAVE’ initiative

    Announced through a September 10 News Release, US Citizenship and Immigration Services [USCIS] has launched a new Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements [SAVE] initiative. The newly launched initiative by USCIS will enable agencies – administering federal means-tested benefits – to ensure better compliance with federal requirements with reference to the financial support of aliens by… Read More »

    Sep 14, 2020
  • US Study Visa
    US Study: Immigrants are more “job creators” than “job takers”

    Findings reached in a National Bureau of Economic Research [NBER] paper [Working Paper 27778] – Immigration and Entrepreneurship in the United States – reveal that “immigrants present a ‘right shift’ in new venture formation, where immigrants start more firms of each size per member of their population”. The paper has made use of a representative… Read More »

    Sep 14, 2020
  • Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program
    MPNP: 212 candidates advised to apply for a provincial nomination

    In the latest Expression of Interest Draw #98 on September 10, 2020, the province of Manitoba has invited 212 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination through the MPNP. Those successful in securing a provincial nomination get a step closer to applying to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada [IRCC] for Canadian permanent residence. The… Read More »

    Sep 12, 2020
  • British Columbia PNP Tech Pilot Draw
    BC PNP issues 67 ITAs in latest Tech Pilot draw

    The province of British Columbia in Canada has held its latest Tech Pilot draw through the BC Provincial Nominee Program [BC PNP]. 67 Invitations to Apply [ITAs] were issued in the BC PNP Tech Pilot draw on September 8, 2020. While the last BC PNP draw was held on September 1, 2020; the previous BC… Read More »

    Sep 12, 2020
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