Latest Canada immigration updates – February 2022
The month of February has been full of the Latest Canada immigration updates. From new priorities for IRCC to New PNP streams. Canada immigration updates Feb 2022.
1- New immigration tracker
On February 4th, IRCC launched a new immigration tracker for family applications ( Spousal and common-law sponsorships, dependent child sponsorship). If you fall under these categories you will now be able to get the status of your application online.
This new portal is accessible to both applicants and representatives and can be found on the government website.
This announcement, made by minister Sean Fraser, is part of IRCC’s goal of modernizing its system and providing more transparency in its process.
2- Public policy extension on PGWP
With all the travel disruptions during COVID-19, Canadian immigration has extended their policy until August 31st, 2022, allowing students studying from abroad to still be able to get their Postgraduate work permit ( PGWP).
One of the requirements to be eligible for the PGWP is to be physically present in Canada and to have completed at least 1 year of studies. With this policy, you get more flexibility to study outside of Canada.
However, the other requirements remain the same
– Your college or university must be a designated learning institute (DLI)
– You must still apply for your study permit
– You must still be a full-time student
3- 2022-2024 Canada immigration plan
1.3 million, is the new target IRCC has set to welcome new immigrants for the 2022-2024 immigration plan. This total is distributed as-is:
– 2022: 431,645 permanent residents
– 2023: 447,055 permanent residents
– 2024: 451,000 permanent residents
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