Family sponsorship is perhaps the most common immigrant pathway used as the next step for first generation Canadian Filipinos to reunite with family.
In February of this year, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released details on the federal government’s Immigration Levels Plan for 2022-2024. The plan aims to bring in over 1.2 million permanent residents over the next three years.
Families in Canada with parents and grandparents abroad will soon be able to reunite more easily and for a longer period of time.
According to the 2021 Census, international migration remains the main driver of growth in Canada which welcomed 113,699 immigrants in the first quarter of 2022 alone, the highest in any first quarter reports since 1946.
Results of a recent survey should get Canada worried.
What could have been welcome news in Saskatchewan’s efforts at managing the province’s pandemic crisis is hitting a wall by a persistent Canadian immigration problem: credential recognition.
Canada set an ambitious goal in immigration and achieved a historic feat in the past year.
In an earlier article, Eleanor Laquian drew our attention to growing dissatisfaction among Canadians about the country’s policies on immigration and multiculturalism which some blame for the rising xenophobia in what has always been seen as a peaceful and hospitable society.