Facing US immigration Uncertainty? Consider Your Canadian Immigration Options

Facing US immigration Uncertainty? Consider Your Canadian Immigration Options

Are you an H-1B visa holder or high-skilled worker with aspirations to be an entrepreneur or explore new opportunities outside the US? Then you should attend this webinar — Join Dhillon Immigration Law’s Founder and Principal Attorney Pavan Dhillon and Ray Walia CEO of Launch Academy as we explore the best pathways to permanently immigrate to Canada for highly-skilled individuals. Our office has

Express Entry Draws – Lowest Scores since 2017!

Express Entry Draws – Lowest Scores since 2017!

Express Entry Draws this week saw the Comprehensive Ranking System scores drop further for those applying under the Canadian Experience Class or under an Express-Entry aligned Provincial Nominee Program. On June 24, 2020 and June 25, 2020, IRCC held two Express Entry draws. 3900 candidates received an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence after these

ANDORRA AND CANADA SIGN NEW YOUTH MOBILTY AGREEMENT

ANDORRA AND CANADA SIGN NEW YOUTH MOBILTY AGREEMENT

 Canadian Immigration Update: Andorra is now part of the International Experience Canada program — This means that citizens of Andorra (a principality located between France and Spain) between the ages of 18 and 30, can work and travel for up to one year through the Working Holiday stream once conditions permit. A bilateral program, Canadian

ONTARIO PNP HOLDS A TECH DRAW ON JUNE 3, 2020

ONTARIO PNP HOLDS A TECH DRAW ON JUNE 3, 2020

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) – Express Entry – Human Capital Priorities issued 699 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) on June 3, 2020! This draw targeted a number of “Priority Occupations” and targeted both those with one year or more of Canadian experience and Foreign work experience. The lowest CRS points required also fell to

ONTARIO PNP HOLDS A TECH DRAW ON MAY 13, 2020

ONTARIO PNP HOLDS A TECH DRAW ON MAY 13, 2020

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) – Express Entry – Human Capital Priorities issued 703 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) today! Notably, this was a Tech Draw and was limited to those with Canadian experience. The lowest CRS points required also fell by 46 points, to 421 since the last draw, which occurred on February 13,

Express Entry Draw – Dec 11th, 2019

Express Entry Draw – Dec 11th, 2019

Dec 11, 2019 saw another high Comprehensive Ranking System draw. The Express Entry Draw yielded a CRS threshold score of 472. Also, notable that only 3200 Invitations to Apply were issued – when typically only 3350 – 3600 ITAs are issued. There are currently over 134,000 candidates in the pool and your ranking will depend

Express Entry Draw – October 30, 2019

Express Entry Draw – October 30, 2019

October 30th, 2019 saw one of the highest Comprehensive Ranking System draw in months. The Express Entry Draw yielded a CRS threshold score of 475! We anticipated a higher score because the previous regular draw was almost a month ago. Also, notable that 3900 Invitations to Apply were issued – when typically only 3350 –

Express Entry Draw: August 12, 2019

Express Entry Draw: August 12, 2019

An Express Entry draw took place on Monday Aug 12th and the threshold points required to obtain an Invitation to Apply jumped up to 466 CRS points. Dhillon Immigration Law carefully monitors Express Entry draws. Typically, Express Entry draws take place every second Wednesday and we were anticipating a draw last week. Therefore, when one

Express Entry Draw: July 24th, 2019

Express Entry Draw: July 24th, 2019

In the most recent express Entry Draw, we saw a minor drop in the threshold Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) — with 459 points required to obtain an Invitation to Apply. Those receiving an Invitation to Apply will have 60 days to submit the electronic-Application for Permanent Residence. Once submitted, they can become permanent residents of