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Points per job offer, LMIA exempt and Express Entry

If you are working in Canada on an LMIA-exempt work permit and are looking for an option through the Express Entry system, you should know that earning more points for the job offer is crucial to getting it and that it all depends on the specific reason why your permit is exempt from the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).

Obtaining permanent residency by provincial nomination in PEI, Canada

In Canada, the last few months have been very favorable for internationals wanting to live in Prince Edward Island (PIE), as the province has invited 2307 applicants with 2253 expressions of interest for the Work and Express Entry routes, as well as 54 for Business.

Reforms for international students in Canada include PAL and PGWP

Canada is implementing reforms to its International Student Program to ensure sustainable growth, system integrity and a positive student experience.

Permanent residents leave Canada after 20 years of arrival

Some arrive and others leave, such is the migration dynamic in Canada, a country known for its generally inclusive policies for foreigners, with one of the best living systems in the world and breathtaking natural landscapes, yet studies by Statistics Canada shed light on the emigration patterns of those who arrived in the country between 1982 and 2017.

What does MBA mean and why is it so popular in Canada?

This higher level study covers a wide range of business areas such as finance, marketing, human talent management, project management, leadership, business analysis and entrepreneurship.

Low-cost loans for student housing construction

This fall 2024, Canada will implement proactive measures to address the need for student housing through the Apartment Construction Loan Program. This resolution is the cornerstone of an approach intended to revolutionize the student housing landscape and make a significant contribution to the Canadian housing market.

How to study at Humber College, Canada

In this Immiland Education article, we will give you details of this prestigious institution, its programs of study and registration benefits through our Humber College-Immiland agreement.

How do I apply to study at Royal Roads University in British Columbia, Canada?

In the beautiful city of Victoria, capital of the Canadian province of British Columbia, is located Royal Roads University, a public institution with more than 70 years since its founding and recognized for its inspiring academic work for the learning and welfare of the community of national and international students.

Express Entry 282 Sweepstakes: An Opportunity for French Speakers

The latest Express Entry lottery, number 282, has made headlines by targeting the specific category: French language proficiency. This lottery issued 7,000 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 365.

I was denied a visa to enter Canada

It is likely that after meeting the requirements indicated by the Canadian government to fully comply with your application, the immigration officer tells you that you cannot come to Canada and you are left in great frustration because you think you did everything correctly, then you wonder if you will have a new opportunity; the answer to your concern is yes, yes you do.

Getting a job in Canada in 2024: 6 keys to success

Canada is a country that is open to receive migrants from all over the world to come and work in an environment that offers a high quality of life; in addition, it is well known that there is a great need for labor in different areas, however, the application process is demanding and all foreigners who wish to start their migratory path to this beautiful country must comply with the step by step requirements of the law.

Can international students within Canada apply for a study permit?

When it comes to studying in Canada, one of the first important steps is obtaining a study permit; and with the recent changes on January 22 of this 2024 it is clear that new applications from abroad will have to handle new conditions that may slow down the application process, but if you are within Canada studying, you should know that these limits will not affect current study permit holders or study permit renewals and do not include those pursuing master's and doctoral studies.

Expansion of full-time off-campus work.

From November 15, 2022 until April 30, 2024, eligible international students may work off-campus for more than 20 hours per week. This extension provides more flexibility for students who are already in Canada and whose study permit applications were received by IRCC by October 7, 2022.

Why will fewer international students come to Canada in 2024?

In this Immiland Canada article, we provide you with a detailed analysis of the reasons behind the implementation of major changes in student immigration and why Minister Miller is concerned about the quality of education in Canada.

Changes in the 2024 Study Permit, Letters of Acceptance

Immiland Canada has been following every announcement to inform you in a timely manner about these measures and, very importantly, we want to avoid alarming all foreign students equally, we reiterate that these changes impact those who are about to come to the country and have not yet made their application.

Two-year time limit for international student visas

Canadian Immigration Minister Marc Miller announced that there will be a two-year time limit for new international university students entering the country this year 2024.

Super visa to bring parents and/or grandparents to Canada

In this Immiland article, we bring you valuable information on how to bring your parents and/or grandparents to the warmth of your home in Canada.

Changes for study permits in Quebec

With few exceptions, all applicants for study permits destined for Quebec must present an attestation de délivrance of the Certificat d'acceptation du Québec (CAQ) from the Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francophonie et de l'Intégration (MIFI).

Canadian Senators Unveil Urgent Reforms to International Student Program

A recent report, co-authored by Senators Sabi Marwah, Ratna Omidvar, Yuen Pau Woo and Hassan Yussuff, sheds light on the challenges facing Canada's international student program.

Spouses, domestic partners and cohabiting partners: what is the difference for sponsorship?

When searching for information about Canadian sponsorship for yourself or your partner, you are likely to find a variety of terms used to classify a relationship. For sponsoring an affectionate partner in Canada, the government recognizes three types of relationships: spouses, common-law partners and cohabiting partners.

20 myths and facts about the Canadian visa: who do I believe?

The following are myths and facts about the Canadian visa that will surely help you clear your doubts, as each answer is based on Canadian law.

Can a person with HIV or AIDS immigrate to Canada?

In this Immiland article, we detail each of the applications and their likelihood of rejection for an HIV-positive person or person with AIDS.

Stellar Curriculum

Are you looking for a job in Canada or are you planning to do so soon? If the answer is yes, then this article is for you, because here is a very successful formula that has given rewarding results to both job seekers and recruiters hoping to find the most attractive resume for their interests.

Immigration Levels Plan 2024-2026

In this Immiland Canada article, we present details of the plan and how it contributes to the country's growth, diversity and humanitarian commitments.

Canadian citizenship and the 1095 days

In Canada, the only way for a foreigner to obtain Canadian citizenship is after permanent residency. Canadian citizenship and the 1095 days The ultimate goal!

How to protect yourself from immigration fraud if you want to come to Canada

Immigration fraud is a reality for many foreigners seeking to settle in Canada from another country, for this reason, it is important to take measures to protect yourself and ensure a legal and satisfactory immigration process.

New cost-of-living threshold for international students in Canada

Marc Miller, announced a series of revised requirements aimed at better protecting and supporting international students in Canada through a new cost-of-living threshold so they do not have to go through economic vicissitudes halfway through.

Parlez-vous français?

Get Canadian work experience with the Francophone Mobility Work Permit! This permit is part of the International Mobility Program and is a testament to Canada's dedication to promoting bilingualism and the preservation of French, which encourages French-speaking foreign workers to live and work outside Quebec.

Québec's Immigration Plan for 2024 and 2025

This is news that all foreigners wishing to study, work and/or live in the prosperous province of Quebec should be aware of, so we invite you to analyze the key modifications to these policies and how they fit into the broader objectives of Canadian immigration.

Exploring future job opportunities in Canada

In this article, we delve into the realm of 2022 to 2031 projections for job openings, all considering both expansion demand due to economic growth and replacement demand stemming from retirements and other factors.

New student visa applications in Canada must demonstrate increased financial solvency by 2024

As of January 1, 2024, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will increase the cost of living requirement for study permit applicants, this decision was made since the government claims that the financial requirements are far below the cost of living in Canada and students manage an economic perspective of their funds that is far from reality, in short, when they settle down to live in this country, they realize that they face a monthly living budget that is not enough to cover all their living, study and other expenses.

Student visa refused?

What are the most common reasons for rejection and how can you avoid them? Based on analysis of the number of Access to Information and Privacy Requests (ATIP) for study visas conducted by Immiland Canada over the past few years, we have identified the most frequent causes of study visa refusals.

How to open a bank account in Canada from your home country?

Opening a bank account before arriving in Canada is the best thing you can do to start depositing your money, mobilize your account and build your credit history. In this article, we guide you to successfully choose the most appropriate bank according to your place of arrival and the advantages it offers.

Avoid losing points on your permanent visa application for your job offer.

One of the most common mistakes when calculating a person's score to apply for permanent residency in Canada is to consider that any job offer will add points to his or her profile regardless of the characteristics and conditions under which it was issued; in most cases this is not the case.

Canada revises its definition of "dual intent" to avoid pointless visa denials

In order to prevent immigration authorities from unnecessarily rejecting work and study permit applications, i.e., denying you a visa, Canada is expanding the definition of "dual intent".

How does public transportation work in Montreal?

As an immigrant and resident of this beautiful country, I know first-hand what it's like to arrive and not have a car to move around the city, that's why I decided to create this short guide to getting around Montreal's public transport.

Ontario explores unprecedented changes to OINP for one-year university graduates

16,500 immigrants nominated for permanent residency Ontario explores unprecedented OINP changes for one-year college graduates

Opening up new opportunities through the Permanent Residency Pathway in Canada for Colombians, Haitians and Venezuelans

Canada is a country well known for its inclusive and favorable immigration policies for many foreigners around the world; this year 2023 has heralded this from the start with support for migrants in the Americas and once again proves it, as it recently introduced an innovative permanent residency pathway for nationals from Colombia, Haiti and Venezuela.

Did you know that New Brunswick is the only bilingual province in all of Canada?

Canada is a very peculiar country, not only is it the largest country in the Americas and the second largest in the world, but it is also diverse, multicultural, welcoming and its inhabitants express themselves in two languages, that's right, in Canada there are two official languages, English and French, but depending on the province, one or the other is used, except in New Brunswick, since this is the only bilingual province in the country.

Prime Minister, President or Queen of Canada: who rules the country?

In Canada, there is the political figure of the prime minister as the leader of the nation, unlike in most countries, where the leaders are presidents. While both positions are very similar and concentrate decision-making power within the country, there are also characteristics that distinguish a prime minister from a president. If you are planning to come to Canada, it would be very good for you to know a little about its political system, so we invite you to read this article to understand the peculiarities of its state hierarchy.

Advantages of studying in Prince Edward Island (PEI)

Prince Edward Island (PEI) is a natural and cultural treasure on the east coast of Canada! Known for its picturesque scenery, red sand beaches, rich history and welcoming community, PEI presents itself as an exceptional destination for those seeking an enriching educational experience. This charming island, the smallest of the Canadian provinces, offers world-class academic opportunities in a safe and friendly environment. Studying in Prince Edward Island has many advantages; the following are the most important ones

What professions must be recognized in Canada?

Regulated occupations in Canada are an essential part of the country's professional landscape and are governed by a body or college that sets standards for entry to continuing professional development and ethical conduct. These bodies are responsible for ensuring the protection of the public by ensuring that professionals meet certain qualifications and adhere to ethical standards.

Pilot plan for critical construction workers

If you are considering a move to Nova Scotia, Canada, and have experience in the construction industry, the Critical Construction Worker Pilot Plan could be your ticket to a new life in this beautiful province. In this article, we provide the information you need about requirements and eligibility to make your move to Nova Scotia a success.

Express Entry: an opportunity for immigrants to prosper and contribute economically in Canada

Canada has long been recognized as a country with a welcoming attitude towards immigrants. Immigration policies that attract new foreigners are diverse and if eligibility criteria are met and approved, foreigners can come to contribute their occupational expertise to the country economically.

What is the first thing I do when I arrive in Canada?

You are probably wondering what to do now that you have arrived at your desired destination. If you prepared your logbook from home and left it until your arrival at the airport, then you still have a bit more to do, but don't worry, at Immiland Canada, we make sure that you and your family arrive safely and well oriented to your new country, that's why we prepared this article with the 10 most important things to do once you arrive at your new home. Let's get started!

A secure and bright future in education

The Canadian government is taking significant steps to improve its international student program and ensure that its genuine learners are protected from scams; it is also implementing advances that aim to improve overall program performance and make the education system more robust, accessible and safe for students.

Permanent residence pathways for NOC/TEER occupations 4 and 5

Permanent residence pathways for NOC/TEER 4 and 5 occupations. Exploring immigration opportunities to Canada.

Between languages and discoveries while studying in Canada

Beyond statistics and data, it is the real voices of students that best capture the essence of an educational experience abroad. In this article, we invite you to immerse yourself in the authentic experiences of an international student who chose Canada as her language learning destination.

New Quebec immigration rules require greater proficiency in French for international students

Recent immigration policy reforms have generated controversy with McGill and Concordia universities, which have expressed concern about the impact these changes may have on the interest of potential international students to enroll in them, as they must now have a good level of French to qualify for permanent residency.

New Recognized Employer Pilot (REP) simplifies hiring of foreign nationals

Canada has initiated the Recognized Employer Pilot (REP), a 3-year pilot project aimed at further streamlining LMIA processing.

Minimum wage increase in six Canadian provinces

As of October 1, 2023, six Canadian provinces are increasing their minimum wage in response to cumulative inflation of 3.7% for this year (Manitoba, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan).

Call for Express Entry in agriculture in Canada

On September 28, 2023, Canada held its first Express Entry call for applications in the field of agriculture. On this historic occasion, a total of 600 candidates were invited to submit applications for permanent residency.

Statement by Minister Miller on Canada's commitment to support migrants in the Americas

On October 10, 2023, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, issued an important statement expressing Canada's commitment to support migrants in the Americas. In this statement, he highlighted initiatives and programs aimed at providing economic opportunities and regular migration pathways for people in the region. The following is an analysis of this announcement and its significance.

What is the first thing I do when I arrive at the airport in Canada?

After months of careful preparation to make his trip to Canada, he finally landed at the prestigious Toronto Pearson International Airport and is excited to start a new life.

IRCC announces first 1,000 Express Entry invitations for carriers

This will help attract the skilled talent needed across the country, marking the first Express Entry lottery designed for this sector.

Is Canada considering imposing a visa cap on international students?

Canada has long been a leading destination for international students seeking a quality education and a promising future; however, recent discussions about the possible imposition of a cap on international students have generated controversy and raised questions about the country's stance on immigration, education and its housing crisis.

Is Canada a safe country?

Overall safety is a crucial factor when choosing a place to live. Researching the security offered by a new country is essential when considering starting an immigration process, in the same way that anyone would do before traveling to a new destination; in this context Canada is widely recognized as one of the safest countries in the world. That is why many foreigners decide to embark on new horizons in this region of North America.

Working in Canada as a digital nomad and technology professional.

Canada is embracing its position as a leader in the global search for technology talent with a strong emphasis on innovation and attracting highly skilled individuals. The government has even put forward a multi-faceted strategy that aims not only to meet the demand for skilled jobs, but also to lay the groundwork for future opportunities.

What is the first thing I need to do to travel to Canada?

You are probably very close to arriving in Canada to fulfill your dream of living, working and/or studying in this first world country, you have already packed your bags, closed cycles in your country of origin and have your eyes set on the new horizon that awaits you, but do you already know how your arrival will be in a destination completely different from your own, are you really ready for the trip or are there still things to do at home?

How to enter a public institution in Canada if your high school program goes up to grade 11?

How to enter a public institution in Canada if your high school program goes up to grade 11? Attention, parents with children whose high school program goes up to grade 11.

How to apply to a college or university in Canada?

At Immiland, we know very well that studying in Canada requires a general preparation that allows the student to ensure the success of his or her admission to the college or university, that is why we will gladly explain the step by step process to apply to the desired institution.

What are the advantages of studying languages in Canada?

When it comes to improving language skills, Canada has emerged as a destination of choice for international students. With its world-class education system and culturally diverse environment, studying languages in Canada offers a unique range of advantages. Here are just a few of them.

Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot Program

This article is of interest to people of any nationality who are in danger in their home country and have fled to a country other than Canada to seek refuge or asylum.

Permanent Residency Plan for Students in PEI, Canada

If you are coming to study in Canada, the PEI Provincial Nominee Program for International Students is for you. In this article, we share valuable information for students who want to live in Canada and get an easier way to permanent residency. Are you ready for a new life in Prince Edward Island? Let's go there!

Prince Edward Island Critical Worker Program

Prince Edward Island Critical Worker Program: an easier way to get permanent residency in Canada

Reasons to leave Canada

If you are thinking of migrating to Canada, you may have learned about the good quality of life it offers, but how about learning about some of the downsides as well?

Expansion of the Safe Third Country Agreement

The Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) will extend across the border, as declared by U.S. President Joe Biden and then Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on March 24, 2023.

How do I apply to study at Camosun College, Canada?

Camosun College: from internship to paid employment What are the advantages of studying at Camosun College and how do I apply to study there?

Studying at Lambton College: advantages and admissions

Lambton College is a great ally for Immiland and with great joy we can affirm that in the last year we have helped more than 50 people who have been accepted in this institution, which has allowed us to confirm the satisfaction they feel with the academic program they have chosen.

Last Express Entry draw in Canada

On August 3, 2023, the Government of Canada held its first Express Entry lottery, this time focusing on categories for skilled workers in construction trades such as plumbing, carpentry and welding.

Enrollment open for study at Mohawk College, Canada

Enrolment open for study at Mohawk College, Canada Mohawk College: most sought after by international students

How to obtain permanent residency in PEI, Canada

Prince Edward Island: a province that facilitates permanent residence

Open enrollment to study in Vancouver, Canada

University Canada West (UCW) is one of Immiland Canada's most prominent partners and we have had notable success with this institution in sending them a large number of Latino international students, who value the opportunity to be able to count on the scholarships offered by the Vancouver region.

Let's get to work! Attention, industrial workers

Immiland Canada has secured 320 jobs for you to travel to Canada with job offer and work permit!

New immigration minister in Canada

As part of Canada's cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces the new Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC), Marc Miller, who was sworn in today, July 26, 2023, to assume the position.

Employment rights of a foreign worker in Canada

If we take on the challenge of finding that job offer abroad, we must keep in mind that we must know the labor laws of the country for which we are applying, as we could find ourselves with not very pleasant surprises if the employer is abusive and/or the work environment is disrespectful of our rights, which would make the excitement of signing that employment contract and starting in that new position disappear very soon.

A successful job interview!

Hello, my name is Silvia and I want to tell you how I prepared myself to have a successful job interview in Canada. Here are the details.

The Express Entry System is the big door to enter Canada!

The Canadian government is eliminating barriers and that is why there are now more facilities to apply for permanent residence and enter the country, with which you would enjoy the same rights and duties as a Canadian, except for the right to vote and the passport, which is obtained after years of being a resident in the country.

Canada extends the change of status from tourist to worker until 2025!

Excellent news for this 2023, the Canadian government extends the time in which people with a tourist visa can apply within the country for a change of status as a worker.

What is the new Francophone Mobility / Mobilité Francophone program?

This is excellent news for this year 2023, since as of June 15 Venezuela, Argentina, Paraguay, Panama, in short, citizens of any nationality will be able to enter Canada, with the exception of the province of Quebec, with a facilitated work permit in any field of work, with the exception of the agricultural sector, and in this way they will be enjoying the same benefit that citizens of Peru, Colombia, Chile, Panama and Mexico have.

What is the Journée du Québec?

The Journée du Québec is an annual recruitment event that takes place in Quebec City, Canada, and is organized by the Government of Quebec's Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion (MIDI) to attract qualified personnel from around the world to come and live and work in the province of Quebec.

What is an affidavit?

The word affidavit means affidavit and is defined as a sworn legal document that serves as testimony and is made voluntarily and in writing before an authorized person, which may be judicial or administrative.

New benefits of the International Mobility Program for Chileans

International Mobility Program: Chileans can now travel to Canada as professionals and technicians!

What is the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program for applicants for permanent residence in Canada?

The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) is a work-based permanent residence plan that selects and nominates people with special skills, training and knowledge to qualify them to live and work in the province of New Brunswick, Canada. This program has several branches, one of which is the Skilled Worker Stream program.

Studying at college or university: which is the best study option offered by Canada in 2023?

Did you know that in Immiland you can enroll in a college or university in 2023 without administrative costs? What is the best study option?

How to apply for a visa in Canada through flagpoling?

How to apply for a visa through flagpoling? What is flagpoling? Why choose flagpoling?

What happens if you lie on the application?

If you lie on an immigration application to IRCC, your application may be denied and you may be barred from entering the country. Similarly, if you are found to have lied on your application after you have been granted immigration status or citizenship, these may also be revoked. For this reason, it is important that you provide accurate and honest information on all of your immigration applications.

Facilitated work permit for Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Peru and Chile with Canada

Today we are going to talk about a very interesting topic, which are the famous: FTA; the Free Trade Agreement, in English; and that are the Free Trade Agreements with Canada and 5 Latin American countries, which are: Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Panama. These five countries have an agreement with Canada, which allows certain people to apply for a work visa or a facilitated work permit, because the LMIA does not exist.

Do you know what a motion is and what motion 44 is about?

On May 11, 2022, Motion 44, better known as "Permanent Residence for Temporary Foreign Workers" was passed. It refers to the fact that temporary foreign workers will be able to open their way to permanent residence in Canada.

Colombia - Canada FTA

If you are from Colombia and are thinking of migrating to Canada via work, we recommend you to read the following blog where you will find information about the FTA and how depending on your profession this may help you.

Immigrate to Canada Pregnant

Today, we will discuss some of the most important considerations people should consider if moving to Canada while pregnant.


Many people aim to travel to Canada as tourists. However, in practice many people face situations in which their application is rejected because it is possible to make mistakes or send incomplete applications when applying for this visa. In this post we will tell you what are the most important requirements to take into account before applying.

Can I travel outside of Canada while studying?

Many people have doubts about the freedom to leave Canada while studying. We will start by touching on the educational points and then the immigration ones. 

If Canada needs so many people, why do they deny visas?

Many people have the misconception that because Canada needs so many people then all visas will automatically be approved. It is important to understand that the approval or denial of visas is not linked to the urgency with which Canada needs people to fill its needs either for professional labor or to populate large areas that are understaffed.

How to build a Canadian-style CV

If you are thinking of migrating to Canada via work, you must have a job offer. That is why we want to share with you how to make your resume Canadian style.


As of February 28, 2023, the policy whereby people in Canada with valid tourist status who get a job offer will be able to apply for a work permit within Canada has been extended for 2 years. However, this news is generating a lot of confusion in the Latino community who think that people in Canada with tourist status can work. This statement or belief is quite dangerous as it is a completely illegal practice that can result in the deportation of people from Canada.

My eTA has not been automatically approved, what could have happened?

The eTA application process is done online, and normally takes a few minutes to be approved. However, in certain circumstances, this response does not occur automatically and you receive an email stating that your file is being reviewed, and that you will receive more information in the next 72 hours. This process, although not frequent, is more normal than you might think, and can generate anxiety if you do not know the possible causes of it.

The job offer is not enough to work in Canada Why?

It is normal that there are certain confusions in the migratory field. A typical one is to think that when a person is abroad and gets the job offer, everything has been achieved and the reality is different. The job offer gives origin to the migratory process, without it, one would not exist, but it is not the only thing. Welcome!

Tips for choosing a good college and educational program

In this blog we will provide you with important tips that can help you ensure that your college or university selection process is the right one for your goal of achieving permanent residency.

Studying a master's degree in Canada for permanent residency is possible

When studying for a master's degree in one of these two provinces: Ontario or British Columbia, both provinces reward their master's degree graduates by granting them permanent residency.

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