March 25, 2019

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP)

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is a fast-track immigration program that allows employers in Canada’s four Atlantic provinces — Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island — to hire foreign nationals for jobs they haven’t been able to fill locally. Introduced in 2017, the federal government and its provincial government partners aim to welcome more than 7,000 newcomers and their families to the Atlantic Canada region by 2021 through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program.  The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is designed to welcome additional newcomers to the Atlantic Canada region to fill the needs of local employers and communities. The three-year pilot program allows designated local employers to […]
March 12, 2019

Canada invites 3350 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence.

Canada invited 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence in a new draw that took place on 6th of March, 2019. Candidates with scores as low as 454 were issued Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residency (ITAs) in this round. IRCC applied the tiebreak rule and the time published was February 11, 2019, at 17:21:27 UTC. This means that all candidates with a CRS – Comprehensive Ranking Score of 454 and above who created an Express Entry profile before the posted date and time, received an ITA in this draw. The Government of Canada has now issued 17850 Invitations to Apply in 2019 through […]
March 12, 2019


As of yesterday the 11th of March, DIBP published the new occupation lists affecting General Skilled and Employer-sponsored migration. The goal as always is to ensure that skilled foreign workers become part of Australia’s work force and contribute effectively to the economy. The field of Sciences has been given attention in this new SOL. A number of occupations in this area have been added to the Medium and Long Term Skills Shortage List (MLTSSL). This makes skilled independent migration possible for Life Scientists, Biotechnologists, Environmental Research Scientists, and Microbiologists. In total, 36 occupations have been added, as follows: Artistic Director […]
February 15, 2019

Pathway to PR in Australia for International Students

Are you studying in Australia now? Would you like to study in Australia in the future? Are you considering the prospect of becoming a permanent resident (PR) in Australia? As a PR visa holder, you may not be a citizen but you get a permanent visa. There will not be any restriction with respect to living, working, and studying in Australia and you will also be eligible for most of the entitlements and rights enjoyed by Australian citizens. Further, PR visa holders are given access to Medicare, the national health scheme of the Australian Government. However, the loan programme for […]