Category Archives: Super Visa

Canadian Immigration Department Issues over 15,000 Super Visas Since Dec 2011

The federal government has issued over 15,000 Parent and Grandparent Super Visas since the launch of the program in December 2011. The visa replaces the prior Parent and Grandparent Family Class sponsorship stream, whereby Canadian permanent residents and citizens could … Continue reading

Posted in canadian immigration, Parent and Grandparent Super Visa, Super Visa | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Visitors and Students to Canada From India Booming According to Immigration Department

The number of visitor visas the Canadian government issues in India’s Punjab region has increased by 300 percent from 2005 levels according to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). CIC says that approximately 17,608 visitor visas were issued in 2012 by … Continue reading

Posted in international students, Parent and Grandparent Super Visa, student visa, Super Visa, temporary resident visa, Visitor visa | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Canadian Prime Minister Lays Out His Vision For Immigration To Canada

In an interview on Saturday with the Globe and Mail, Canada’s largest national newspaper, Prime Minister Stephen Harper expounded in length on his vision for Canada’s immigration programs. He told the Globe that competition for skilled international workers would heat … Continue reading

Posted in backlog wipe-out, Canadian Experience Class (CEC), canadian immigration, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Federal Investor Program, federal skilled worker, Federal Skilled Worker Program, Parent and Grandparent Super Visa, Super Visa | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

‘Super Visa’ a Big Hit, Over 3500 Granted Since Dec.

The new Super Visa, a special visa for the parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents, has been granted to over 3,500 applicants since its introduction in December of last year, according to the Canadian Immigration Ministry. The … Continue reading

Posted in family sponsorship, Super Visa | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment