IRCC 2016 Express Entry Year-End Report – Increased variety of invitees to apply for Permanent Residency
May 4, 2017:
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) has published its Express Entry year-end report for 2016. The report shows that more candidates residing outside Canada were issued an Invitation to Apply (“ITA”) for permanent residence in 2016 than in 2015.
Leniency period for Canada’s new Electronic Travel Authorization extended until November 9
September 27, 2016:
eTA is an entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals travelling to or transiting through Canada by air. It allows Canada to screen travelers before they arrive. Visa-exempt foreign nationals need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to or transit through Canada. It will be mandatory from November 9, 2016.