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16 Feb 2024

Canada Targets Healthcare Professionals in This Week’s Express Entry Draw

This week, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued two new rounds of invitations to apply to Express Entry. On February 13, 2024, IRCC issued a general round of invitations to apply for permanent residence. Invitations were issued to candidates who qualify for selection under all Express Entry programs, including the Federal Skilled Worker, Federal […]

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2 Feb 2024

Canada Invites 7,000 French-Speaking Candidates to Apply for Express Entry

On February 01, 2024, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued a round of category-based selection invitations to candidates with proficiency in French. This draw invited 7,000 candidates to apply, making it one of the largest Express Entry draws we have seen in the last 12 months. The minimum score required for selection was 365 […]

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2 Feb 2024

New Permanent Residence Pathway for Foreign Nationals who were in State Care

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has introduced a new temporary public policy providing a pathway to permanent residence for foreign nationals who were in state care in Canada. To be eligible, the applicant must meet the following criteria: Have come to Canada before they were 19 years old; Have continuously resided in Canada for at […]

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26 Jan 2024

BARTLAW LLP Publication – January 22, 2024

Carrie Wright, a partner at BARTLAW LLP, and Annsley Kesten, a senior associate lawyer, published a two-part article titled “2023 in review: Key changes to Canadian immigration, part one” and “2023 in review: Key changes to Canadian immigration, part two” on Law360 Canada. Click this link to access part one and this link to access part two […]

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26 Jan 2024

BARTLAW LLP Publication – January 23, 2024

Annsley Kesten, a senior associate lawyer at BARTLAW LLP, published an article titled “International students: Two-year cap, post-graduation and spousal restrictions” on Law360 Canada. Click this link to access the article.

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26 Jan 2024

All Program Express Entry Draw Invites 1,040 Candidates to Apply

On January 23, 2024, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued a new round of invitations to apply for permanent residence. Invitations were issued to candidates who qualify for selection under all Express Entry programs, including the Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trades and Canadian Experience Class, and in all occupation classifications. This week’s draw […]

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