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Pandemic Impact On Canada Immigration Process

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Pandemic Impact On Canada Immigration Process

The government has initiated some steps to support the Canada immigrants who want to study in Canada. The government has allowed the student to study online under the Post-graduation work permit program. By the end of February, there will be a 100 percent online program for the International student till December 31, 2021.

Mendicino announced the International student who wants to enroll in designated learning institutions are exempt from any Covid-19 plan. Prime Minister also allowed the adult children to meet their parents. Besides that, Foreign nationals who want to immigrate to Canada can also cross the borders and break the quarantine rules for compassionate reasons. 

This pandemic calls for positive changes in the process of IRCC services. IRCC services are going digital which helps the permanent resident to complete their lending process online. Not just the landing process even the Canada immigrants can conduct the Citizenship ceremonies and citizenship test online. 

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Canada approved four vaccines to contain the pandemic  

On December 9, Canada approved another vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech. Canada has four approved vaccines now, which will be available to everyone irrespective of citizenship status. This heaved a sigh of relief to those who are willing to immigrate to Canada. 


Canada is still accepting the application from all the countries, but US citizens are only exempt from all the restriction. The one who got the approval, need not have to re-apply upon their document expiration during the restriction. 

Canada immigration contribute to the economic recuperation

Late last year, immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced the country was going to greatly increase Canada immigration levels for the next three years to make up for the shortfall in 2020 due to the pandemic.

Canada Government aims at welcoming 401,000 new Canada Immigrants in 2021. With 25,000 newcomers made it to enter Canada in the first month of this year. 

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Canada is all set to grant the permanent status who are already in Canada. Canada plans to step up the effort to provide more and more permanent status to Canada immigrants by allowing the Express Entry candidate who falls under the Canadian experience class.

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