Canada’s Parents And Grandparents Program Opens Briefly To Expressions Of Interest

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IRCC was aiming to accept 27,000 Interest to Sponsor forms Canada’s Parents and Grandparents sponsorship program closed to expressions of interest from eligible Canadian citizens and permanent residents after opening briefly on January 28. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said it would accept 27,000 Interest to Sponsor forms on a first-in, first-served basis this […]

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How will the new parents and grandparents sponsorship process work?

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The Government of Canada has listened to feedback from clients, stakeholders and the public to identify improvements needed in the Parents and Grandparents (PGP) Program – specifically, the application process. That is why the government is streamlining the intake process to enhance client experience. Here’s how the new process will work:   Step 1: Potential […]

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IRCC will end Parents and Grandparents sponsorship lottery and increase application cap to 20,000 in 2019

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Invitations to apply will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis next year Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada says it will scrap its controversial randomized selection process for its Parents and Grandparents Program in 2019 and revert to a first-come, first-served approach to inviting interested sponsors to apply. The move was announced August 20 in […]

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Canada will now accept 17,000 applications under Parents and Grandparents Program in 2018

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IRCC says increasing annual cap by 7,000 ‘will best support immigration goals’ The Government of Canada is increasing the number of applications that it will accept for processing this year under its parents and grandparents sponsorship program, from 10,000 to 17,000. The update was issued Thursday via Ministerial Instruction from Canada’s Immigration Minister, Ahmed Hussen. […]

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New invitations to apply to sponsor parents and grandparents going out this week

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Keep an eye on your email this week if you submitted an Interest to Sponsor form in January   The Government of Canada says it will begin issuing additional invitations today to potential sponsors of parents and grandparents who submitted an Interest to Sponsor form earlier this year. The new invitations follow a first round of […]

Changes Canada’s Citizenship Act Effective October 11

Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act Effective October 11

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Permanent residents of Canada can enjoy a quicker, simpler citizenship naturalization process after key measures contained in Bill C-6, Changes to the Citizenship Act, come into effect next week on October 11. Speaking in Brampton, Ontario on October 4, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Ahmed Hussen, stated that changes have been “long awaited by permanent residents” who […]

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Parents & Grand Parents Super Visa Program to Join Family in Canada

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With Canada’s Parent and Grandparent sponsorship immigration program (PGP) currently closed for new applications, parents and grandparents who want to join their children and grandchildren in Canada may do so through the Super Visa program, which remains open. The Super Visa allows individuals multiple entries to Canada for a period up to 10 years. The key difference between […]