How An Extra Three Years Of Work Experience Benefits Students Looking For Permanent Residency Status

July 29, 2008 by  
Category: Students

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If you are a student who is here on a study permit, being able to stay for three years after graduation and find work provides a number of benefits, especially if you want to apply for permanent residency. One advantage is that by being able to stay in Canada and work for the three years, […]

The Advantages Of Applying For Permanent Residence Status Through A Provincial Nominee Program As Opposed To Going Through The Federal Skilled Worker Program

May 29, 2008 by  
Category: Immigration Law, Residency

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There are a number of advantages to the provincial nominee program. The first advantage has to do with processing time. The provincial nominee programs have, in general, been much faster routes to obtaining permanent resident status than the federal skilled worker program. The second major advantage is some people just would not qualify under the […]

The Value Of Citizenship Over Permanent Residence Status

March 26, 2008 by  
Category: Residency

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Where citizenship has value over permanent residence status is that a citizen can vote and a permanent resident cannot vote. Permanent Residents have an on-going Residency Obligation, which is not the case for Citizens. Once you become a Canadian citizen, you can move away for 30 years and then come back to Canada without losing […]