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How does Refugee Sponsorship work?

Canada has a long history of welcoming refugees. Through the refugee sponsorship system, Canadian citizens and permanent residents act as sponsors and support a refugee or refugee family for up to a year after they settle in the country. For more information on how refugee sponsorship works, continue reading this guide. The Basics What is [...]

What is a Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW)?

A temporary foreign worker is an immigrant who arrives in Canada with a valid work permit. A work permit allows you to work legally in Canada. You will need one if you are not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Luckily, there are a number of different work permits available. This allows immigrants to select a [...]

What is a Parent and Grandparent Super Visa?

The Parent and Grandparent Super Visa is one immigration program that the Government of Canada offers. The Super Visa is valid for up to 10 years and allows parents or grandparents to stay in Canada for up to 2 years per visit. The Basics Who Can Apply Only parents and grandparents of permanent residents or Canadian citizens may apply. To be considered, certain conditions must [...]

What is a Federal Skilled Worker (FSW)?

The Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program is for people who are selected to immigrate to Canada because of their work experience and skills. As of January 1st, 2015, candidates for the Federal Skilled Worker Program will be selected to apply through the Express Entry System. If you applied before January 1st, 2015, your application will [...]