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Canada Immigration News Podcast #24 – Immigrants Addressing Labor Shortages, Immigrant Bill of Rights, Decline in Spousal Sponsorship, H-1B Visa Holder Policy

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Canada Immigration News Podcast #24 - Immigrants Addressing Labor Shortages, Immigrant Bill of Rights, Decline in Spousal Sponsorship, H-1B Visa Holder Policy
Canada Immigration News Podcast
Canada Immigration News Podcast
Canada Immigration News Podcast #24 - Immigrants Addressing Labor Shortages, Immigrant Bill of Rights, Decline in Spousal Sponsorship, H-1B Visa Holder Policy
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Welcome to Episode 24 of the Canada Immigration News Podcast, your go-to source for the latest updates and analysis on immigration matters across the country. In today’s episode, we’ll be delving into a range of significant developments, including policy proposals from the Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association, new data on spousal sponsorship immigration trends, and the pivotal role immigrants continue to play in addressing labor shortages and fostering business creation.

Segment 1: CILA Calls for Immigrant Bill of Rights and Ombudsperson
The Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association, or CILA, has put forth a compelling proposal aimed at enhancing Canada’s immigration system. In their “Let’s Clean Up Our Act” report, the association has called for the establishment of an immigrant bill of rights and the appointment of an immigration Ombudsperson.

Segment 2: Decline in Spousal Sponsorship Immigration
Recent data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, or IRCC, has revealed a significant decline in permanent resident admissions through the spousal sponsorship program.

Segment 3: Immigrants Addressing Labor Shortages and Driving Business Creation
Immigration continues to play a crucial role in addressing Canada’s labor shortages and fostering economic growth through business creation.

Segment 4: H-1B Visa Holder Policy Updates
On June 5th, 2024, clarifications were provided on the public policy measures introduced last year to facilitate the transition of certain H-1B visa holders and their families to Canada.

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