CIC to re-open Federal Skilled Worker Program May 4, 2013

Starting today, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will be accepting applications made under the remodeled Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP). The re-opening of Canada’s largest economic immigration program follows a 10-month hiatus, during which time a comprehensive evaluation of the Program’s selection criteria took place.

Citizenship Applicants to Face New Language Rules

New language provisions for citizenship applicants will take effect on November 1, 2012. Canada’s Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister, the Honourable Jason Kenney, promises that the new language regulation will NOT increase the language proficiency level that is currently set under the Citizenship Act, 1985, but rather, it will provide CIC staff and citizenship judges with an objective means […]

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