Monthly Archives: September 2020

Biometrics no longer required for some Canadian immigration applicants

Canada is waiving biometrics requirements for permanent residence applicants who submitted biometrics in the last 10 years. Canada no longer requires permanent residence applicants to provide their biometric information as long as they have submitted their biometrics in another application within the last ten years.  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has previously taken special measures due to the coronavirus pandemic such as allowing…
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Canada welcomed 13,645 new permanent residents in July 2020.

Canada welcomed 13,645 new permanent residents in July 2020. This was an extremely low figure considering that July is one of the busiest months for Canadian immigration. On a year-over-year basis, Canada’s July 2020 permanent residence (PR) intake fell by 63 per cent compared with July 2019. Last July was the busiest month for Canadian…
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