As per the official update by the US Embassy & Consulates in India, the validity of the payment for the US visa application fee – referred to as the Machine Readable Visa [MRV] fee – will be extended until December 31, 2021.
A new community-driven Canadian immigration program, the RNIP has been specifically designed with the aim of spreading the benefits of economic immigration to the comparatively smaller communities in the country.
Among the noteworthy developments with the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program [OINP] in September 2020 is the opening – as well as closing – of the Master’s Graduate Stream of the OINP.
Canada has just held the third consecutive all-program Express Entry draw, inviting another 4,200 Canada immigration candidates to apply to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada [IRCC] for permanent residence.
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program [MPNP] provides Canadian immigration pathways to skilled workers, recent graduates as well as businesspeople, for settling in and economically establishing themselves in Manitoba as permanent residents, along with their families.
In the latest British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program [BC PNP] draw held on September 29 – the largest draw so far in 2020 – BC issued 450 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination through the BC PNP.
In the latest Nova Scotia Nominee Program [NSNP] draw, invitations to apply – also called Letters of Interest [LOIs] – were issued to candidates under the Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities stream.
In the latest draw held on September 24, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has invited 535 immigration candidates with work experience in any of the 81 in-demand occupations.
In the latest Provincial Nominee Program [PNP] draw to be held by the province, Manitoba has invited a total of 189 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination through the MPNP.