Canadian Experience Class Lesson for your ICCRC Full Skills Exam!

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Welcome to your lesson on the Canadian Experience Class! Estimated study time: 3 hours CIC: Determine your eligibility – CEC http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/cec/apply-who.asp IRPR R87.1(1) – R87.1(3) http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/sor-2002-227/page-19.html#h-52 NOC Canadian Experience Class Occupations http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/helpcentre/answer.asp?qnum=661&top=6 Hire a foreign worker with Canadian experience http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/hire/cec.asp CIC Help Centre http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/helpcentre/results-by-topic.asp?top=29 CEC in the news: ‘Immigration Minister Should Restore The Canadian Experience Class’… Read more »

‘Other’ Family Sponsorship R117(1)(h) and your ICCRC Exam

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  Can a person sponsor someone under R117(1)(h) if he has a mother who is alive but medically inadmissible? Here is a decision that clarified why the answer is ‘No.’  https://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/fc-cf/decisions/en/item/233150/index.do?r=AAAAAQAwQm91c2FsZWggdi4gQ2FuYWRhIChDaXRpemVuc2hpcCBhbmQgSW1taWdyYXRpb24pAQ Here is our FREE LESSON on how this topic can play a role in your upcoming ICCRC Full Skills Exam: https://fullskillsexamprep.com/lonely-family-member-sponsorship-iccrc-exam/   

Quebec: ‘We need immigration.’

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‘We need immigration’: Quebec City presses next provincial government to bring in more newcomers. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/quebec-city-mayor-labeaume-immigration-1.4801228

‘Canada needs a northern immigration strategy’

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‘Canada needs a northern immigration strategy’ Over the past few years, more and more localised immigration programs have been implemented. Here is an article supporting matching immigrants with life in Northern Canada. https://www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/2018/08/26/canada-needs-a-northern-immigration-strategy.html

Birth tourism and citizenship

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Birth tourism has been in the news recently. Here is an opinion in support of the idea that people come to Canada to give birth in order for their children to obtain citizenship: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/birth-citizenship-value-1.4801136 And here is an opinion against: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/tasker-former-top-immigration-passport-babies-1.4800611 

Genuine relationship, adoption and your ICCRC exam

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Sinniah v. Canada gives us a great demonstration of the importance of establishing a genuine parent/child relationship in order to meet the requirements of sponsorship of an adopted person. https://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/fc-cf/decisions/en/item/39202/index.do?r=AAAAAQAVYWNjb21wYW55aW5nIGFkb3B0ZWQgAQ Here is our free lesson on adopted children as it relates to your ICCRC exam: https://fullskillsexamprep.com/adopted-family-iccrc-exam/    

Our interview with IDP IELTS about the services they offer RCICs and RISIAs

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Here is a recent interview with Mishal Eshai from IDP IELTS about the amazing opportunities that are available for you!   Here are the links mentioned! Mishal’s email: mishal.eshai@idp.com  RCIC section of IELTS website: https://ieltscanadatest.com/prepare-for-ielts/rcic/ Newsletter registration: https://ieltscanadatest.com/stakeholderupdate/   

Upcoming OINP changes?

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Hints that there might be a more localized immigration program for the OINP:   https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/northern-ontario-immigration-1.4776847

PEI PNP and misrepresentation

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Something we discuss quite frequently in our lessons is how important intent is in assessing an immigration strategy. PEI found that their PNP applicants were not living up to the requirement of residing in the province, so there will likely be some big changes coming up to the program itself and of course the people… Read more »

Difficulties in spousal sponsorships.

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Although the immigration process for spouses is now much, much faster than before, there are still a lot of people who have difficulty in sponsoring their loved ones. Many of your clients will come to you after going through a stressful situation like this person who is sponsoring his wife from Jamaica. The best feeling… Read more »