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Crightney Immigration Blog

This is the official blog of Crightney Immigration Inc.

Mr. Batalmea Crightney is an accomplished certified Immigration Consultant with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC), the designated authority of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, to govern Immigration Consultants. Mr. Crightney has many years of Immigration experience, and retains a vast knowledge of litigation and immigration experience, having worked for large Global Immigration Law Firms as their immigration legal representative on immigration matters including international projects, business planning and financial management.

Mr. Crightney holds a Law & Political Science Degree, and an Immigration Consultant Diploma. He also has completed professional training and development in Public Relation-Canadian Management, Business Management and a Harvard University Business School Operative.

Express Entry Draw

Today April 25, 2018 the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited applicants with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 441 to apply for Canadian permanent residence through the Express Entry System. To apply for Canadian permanent residence contact our office at 1-800-556-4581 or visit us at&...
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Biometrics Expansion

​Starting on July 31, 2018 new Biometrics regulations will be launched. When applicants apply for a visitor visa, study or work permit (except U.S. nationals), or permanent residence applicants will need to give their fingerprints and a photo. To facilitate repeat travel to Canada, applicants for a visitor visa, study ...
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Visitor Visa Tips for Canadian Immigration

Visitor visas are required for certain foreign nationals who wish to visit or travel to Canada. Some Foreign nationals may or may not require a temporary resident visa depending on their citizenship. Foreign nationals who do require visas must first make applications to a Canadian visa office before they can travel to Canada. Applications will...
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Entrepreneur Nova Scotia Nominee Program

22 entrepreneur applicants have been issued invitations to apply to the Nova Scotia Nominee Program Entrepreneur Stream on March 27, 2018The Entrepreneur Stream is for experienced business owners or senior business managers who want to live in Nova Scotia. They must start a new business or buy an existing business and must activ...
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Changes To The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program

​On March 28, 2018 the Quebec Government announced new regulations related to the Quebec's immigration programs, including the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP). Some of the changes to the QIIP included the following:Candidates must have net assets of at least CAD $2,000,000 (previously this amount was $1,600,000);Th...
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Ontario selects Express Entry candidates with CRS scores of 351

On March 26, the province of Ontario selected candidates in Canada's Express Entry pool and invited candidates with a CRS score between 351 and 446 to apply for a nomination certificate. In an announcement, the  province of Ontario explained that the low CRS score invitation was conducted to help Ontario...
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New invitations to apply under Parents and Grandparents Program

On March 19, 2018 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that potential sponsors have been selected at random and have 60 days from the date of invitation to submit their sponsorship application for their parents and grandparents. Should you receive an invitation to apply and would like our assistance cont...
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Express Entry Draw- Score of 456 Invited

​Today March 14, 2018 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited applicants with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 456 to apply for Canadian permanent residence through the Express Entry System. The CRS cut-off threshold increased by 14 points from the previous draw on February 21, 2018. To apply for permanent...
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Caregiver Permanent Residency Program May Close November 29, 2019

Foreign caregivers will not be eligible to apply for permanent residence if they have not worked two years in Canada by November 29, 2019 as per Immigration Refugees Citizenship and Immigration Canada (IRCC) latest announcement. IRCC is currently reviewing Canada's two programs for foreign caregivers. 1)...
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Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program- Express Entry Points

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has now increased its allocation to 6,600 in 2018. This is an increase of 600 more than 2017 allocation.OINP also said it will reopen Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to applicants who qualify under its Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream, which allows Ontario to search the federal Express Entr...
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Parents and Grandparents Program Reopens

According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) ​Canadian citizens and permanent residents will soon be able to bring their parents and grandparents to Canada, when the Parents and Grandparents Program reopens in 2018.IRCC introduced a new process in 2017 for application intake for sponsoring parents and grandpa...
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Express Entry Draw - Rank Candidates With The Same CRS Score

On November 8, 2017 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) published the latest Express Entry draw with 2000 candidates issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA). This is the first draw under the new Tie-Breaking Rule, where in the event that multiple candidates have tied CRS scores, profiles would be ranked acc...
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Express Entry Draw

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has invited 2,750 candidates in the Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw that took place on Nov. 15, 2017. To apply under the Express Entry Program contact our office at 647-556-1781, or visit us at www.crightneyimmigration.com
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Changes to Regulations for Dependent Child Age

On October 24, 2017 the new age limit of "under 22" dependent child will come into effect, raising it from the current "under 19" requirement. The new increased age will apply to new applications for all immigration programs under Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), including for refugees. As per IRCC children who are 22 years...
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Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA): To help Reduce Barriers to Labour Mobility

​On September 21, 2017 The Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) was launched. The CETA is a free-trade agreement between Canada, the European Union (EU), and its member states which was established to reduce trade barriers and strengthen mutually beneficial economic ties between Canada and the EU. The CET...
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Express Entry Draw- Applicants with 433 CRS Score Invited to Apply

​Today September 20, 2017  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited applicants with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 433 to apply for Canadian permanent residence under the Express Entry Program. To apply for Express Entry or any other Canadian Immigration Application contact us at 1-800-556-...
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New Job Job Offer Immigration Program In Ontario

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has launched a new pilot for workers in high demand occupations with job offers in Ontario. This program now also allows for the first time the opportunity for Seasonal Agricultural workers and other low Skilled Occupations under the National Occupation Classification System the chance to become permanen...
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​Student Visa for Canada – Frequently Asked Questions

What are the basic requirements for getting admission in a Canadian College/University? To get admission in a recognized Canadian College or University, foreign students need to meet certain requirements. The criteria may vary depending on the program you apply for & some other factors. The two important criteria are your high school grades and...
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Global Talent Stream & Work Permits

​The Global Talent Program has been launched on June 12, 2017, which allows for a faster process of skilled foreign workers. The plan is aimed at reducing regulatory provisions, to help attract foreign investment, and expediting the process to bring in foreign skilled talent.The Government of Canada believes the global talent program will help brin...
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​All that you need to know about Canadian Work Permits

A Canadian work permit offers you an ideal opportunity to live & work in Canada for up to a specified period of time. If you're one of the aspirants looking to apply for a work permit in Canada, there are a couple of things that you must know before proceeding further with the application process. For instance, there are different types of work...
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