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Canadian immigration accepts record numbers of immigrants - again

13:13 04/03/2013
Jason Kenney, the Canadian immigration minister, has announced that over 250,000 people gained Canadian permanent resident status in 2012. This, he said, means that Canada experienced record...

Canadian immigration sued for 'immoral' termination of visa applications

15:01 24/01/2013
A class action against the Canadian government opened in Ottawa last week. Lawyers for 1,000 people who had applied to emigrate to Canada under the Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program are suing...

Canadian minister 'not contemplating' scrapping immigrant investor program

12:25 07/01/2013
The Canadian Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, Jason Kenney, has told Canadian press agency Postmedia News that he does not intend to scrap the Canadian Immigrant Investor...

Canada's immigrant investor program may be scrapped

15:03 22/12/2012
Canada's Immigrant Investor Program (IIP) was suspended in July 2012. When it was established, it enabled wealthy people from around the world to gain Canadian permanent resident status if they had...

Canada announces new skilled immigration rules

12:50 21/12/2012
Canada has announced that the Federal skilled Worker Program (FSWP) is to reopen in May 2013. The FSWP is Canada's main skilled migration programme and enables applicants to apply for permanent...

Canada to revoke citizenship of 'immigration fraudsters'

11:38 11/12/2012
The Canadian government has told over 500 Canadian citizens that it intends to revoke their citizenship. It has said that it is investigating over 3,000 more people for immigration related offences...