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Study Permit is a special permit issued to students for the purpose of studying in Canada. The permit gives you the right to study full time and work part time, for a maximum of 20hours per week, while school is in session, and full time when school is off session. In order to apply for a study permit, you will need a valid offer of admission from a Canadian Designated Learning Institution (DLI), among other requirements. We have networked with some DLIs and can assist both in securing admission and study permit application. Also note that upon graduation, you may qualify for a Post Graduate Study Work Permit, which gives you the right to work in Canada for a period of 1 to 3 years.
Express Entry is one of the most popular programs for potential immigrants who wish to live in Canada permanently. The program started in January 2015 and has been the gateway for thousands of skilled immigrants. This program has 3 main categories:
1. Federal Skilled Worker Program
2. Federal Skilled Trades Program
3. Canadian Experience Class
Book your consultation to see which category you qualify under the express entry program.
Foreign workers are the most valuable assets to help address labour shortages in Canada. For a foreign national to able to legally work in Canada, a work permit is required. Open and closed work permits are the two main types of work permits; an open work permit implies that the permit holder has no limitation as to who they work for, where they work in Canada, or the kind of job that they are permitted to do, where a closed work permit implies that the permit holder is limited to a certain employer, location and job.
Examples of Work permit programs,
Temporary Work Permits for Spouses or Partners;
Post Graduation Work Permit;
Temporary Resident Permit;
World Youth Program Permit;
Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program Spousal Permit;
Regular Open Work Permit; and
Birding Open Work Permit
Working Holiday Visa;
Young Professionals Visa;
International Experience Canada;
International Co-Op Program
Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)
An LMIA is a document that an employer in Canada may need to get before hiring a foreign worker. A positive LMIA will show that there is a need for a foreign worker to fill the job. It will also show that no Canadian worker is available to do the job. An LMIA is normally issued and processed by the Ministry of Employment and Social Development Canada, also known as Service Canada. We can assist you in having this document processed.
Family sponsorship is a vital aspect of Canadian immigration, as one of the main objectives of the immigration law is to reunite families. If you are a member of the family class to a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or anyone with a valid status other than a visitor, you may be qualified to move to Canada and reunite with your family member. A member of the family class includes; Spouse, Common-law Partner, Conjugal Partner, Dependent Children, Adoptees, Orphans, Lonely Canadian Rule, Parents, and Grandparents.
This program is aimed at business investors or start-ups that want to invest in Canada and immigrate at the same time. There is a popular phrase associated with the program, which states, “Buy your way to Canada”. This may not be far from the truth, as Canada offers a pathway to becoming a permanent residence through investing. There are many different programs and investment portfolios that are associated with the program. We can assess your background and match you with the right program.
Refugee Protection The refugee protection program is aimed at protecting persons that either needs protection or are convention refugee.
A Convention refugee is a person who, by reason of a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion,
a) is outside each of their countries of nationality and is unable or, by reason of that fear, unwilling to avail themselves of the protection of each of those countries; or
b) not having a country of nationality, is outside the country of their former habitual residence and is unable or, by reason of that fear, unwilling to return to that country.
A person in need of protection is a person in Canada whose removal to their country or countries of nationality or, if they do not have a country of nationality, their country of former habitual residence, would subject them personally to:
S. 97 (1)(a) Danger of torture, as defined in Article 1 of the Convention Against Torture ) or
S. 97(1)(b) Risk to their life or risk of cruel and unusual treatment or punishment.
If you think you fall into one of these categories, we can assist in you applying for protection in Canada.
Humanitarian and Compassionate Grounds
H&C Factors is also known as humanitarian and compassionate grounds. This program is aimed at assessing the hardship that an applicant would experience as a result of a permanent residence refusal. Some of the factors that will be considered but to limited includes,
establishment in Canada;
ties to Canada;
the best interests of any children affected by their application;
factors in your country of origin this includes but is not limited to: Medical inadequacies, discrimination that does not amount to persecution and harassment
family violence considerations;
consequences of the separation of relatives;
inability to leave Canada has led to establishment; and/or
any other relevant factor they wish to have considered
Temporary Resident Visa
A temporary residence visa is also popularly known as a visitor or tourist visa. This visa is intended for a temporary visit as the name implies. If you would like to visit Canada as a visitor or tourist, we can assist with your visa application, accommodation reservation and airport pick-up.
Temporary Residence Visa
Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories, each of which have their own different programs that you may be qualified under in order to move to that province permanently. We can assist you in finding the right province that may accept you as a permanent resident.
Inadmissibility, Reconsideration, Appeals
Inadmissibility is a used to refer to persons that are not legally permitted to enter or remain in Canada.
Some of the grounds are
Human or International Rights Violations
Inadmissibility for Criminal Convictions, Criminal Charges, and Committing Criminal Acts
Cessation of Refugee Protection
Inadmissible Family Member
There are remedies that might be available in addressing any of the above listed forms of inadmissibility.
Becoming a Canadian citizen is the final step of immigration. Being a Canadian citizen avails you with all the rights in Canada for citizens. There are certain requirements that must be met in order to qualify for citizenship. We will guide you throughout the process and application.
Global Case Management System (GCMS/ATIP)
The Global Case Management System (GCMS) is Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s (CIC’s) single, integrated and worldwide system used internally to process applications for citizenship and immigration services under the Access to Information and Privacy Act. In relationship to Immigration, all notes and decision made by an officer in respect to an application is been recorded in this system.
To be eligible to make a request under the Access to Information Act or the Privacy Act, you must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada or an individual or corporation currently present in Canada.
Commissioner for Oaths in and for Alberta
Commissioner for oaths are officials that can administer statutory declarations, affidavits, oaths and affirmations. We provide mobile service in Calgary and its surroundings and can administer oaths at the comfort of your home or office. We can as well administer oaths at our Calgary location.
We are mobile call us, and we will come to you. +1 403 889 1040
Commisioner for Oaths
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