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Canadian Open Work Permits for U.S. H-1B Specialty Occupations Visa Holders

Starting today, Sunday, July 16, 2023, Canada will offer open work permits to any individuals in the United States on an H-1B Specialty Occupations visa.  Canada’s strategy is to lure away highly-educated foreign nationals in the United States who are frustrated by the U.S. immigration process.  In essence, Canada is capitalizing on a growing sense from international students and […]

Ottawa Announces New Immigration Pilot Program – Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

The Canadian Immigration Department has launched a new pilot program to fill labour shortages and fuel economic growth in small rural communities by matching them with prospective immigrants interested in settling outside of Canada’s major urban areas. The new five-year Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot will require remote communities to submit a thorough plan identifying available […]