NEW CANADIAN VISA ALLOWS SHORT TERM WORK ASSIGNMENTS WITHOUT A WORK PERMIT
New short term visas allow managerial or professional-level foreign workers to work in Canada on short-term assignments without a work permit, or a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Visas are available for single-entries of up to 15 days once every six months, or up to 30 days once every year The Canadian government has introduced… Read more
CANADA TO INCREASE ANNUAL INTAKE OF ECONOMIC IMMIGRANTS IN 2018
Government immigration plan targets a total of 980,000 new permanent residents during the next three years 310,000 new permanent residents to be admitted in 2018, up 4% from 2017 Express Entry will accept 74,900 applicants in 2018, an increase of 4% Higher intake levels under Express Entry will make it easier to acquire Canadian permanent… Read more
DO I NEED AN IMMIGRATION LAWYER?
We are often asked the question: “Do I really need to use an immigration lawyer?” The short answer to the question is: No, you’re not required to use an immigration lawyer to assist you with your application. However, engaging an experienced immigration lawyer may be one of the best investments that you can make in… Read more
PENALTIES FOR FAILING TO OBTAIN A WORK PERMIT
Many Canadian employers are not aware of the serious penalties for improperly employing a foreign worker. The right to work in Canada is restricted to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Foreign workers are normally required to have legal authorization (e.g. a work permit) in order to work in Canada. Canadian employers are under an obligation… Read more