Will Immigration Be the Central Issue in Canadian Federal Election-2019?

by By Rajneesh Kumar


Posted on March 28, 2019


Canada Immigration Policy

Just a few months have left for 2019 federal Elections to happen in Canada and hence, the buzz is already in the air regarding Immigration being the central issue in the elections this year.

For that matter, immigration has already been the core issue in most of the federal elections in Canada in the last few years. And this year, it is even more prominent in view of ongoing immigration scenario across the globe and Canada’s pro-immigration stance in the last few years.

Canada Federal Elections -2019

Every Canadian is eagerly waiting for Canada Federal election date-21st October 2019 (Monday), when the public of Canada will vote to choose their federal government and make their voice count with regards to the leadership they want in the country.

Three major political parties are more likely to run a campaign for the throne this time around, i.e. Liberal Party (the ruling party) of Canada, the Conservative Party of Canada and the social democratic New Democratic Party (NDP).

Will 2019 Federal Elections change Canada’s Immigration Policy?

The ruling Liberal party is known for its pro-immigration stance and they have proved it time and again. Few month’s backs when the US announced its policy to deny certain immigrants based on their citizenship and identity, Canadian Prime Minister very next day announced to welcome and accept the new immigrants in the country irrespective of their race, religion or identity, etc. The government plans to welcome more than 1 million permanent residents by 2021 as per Canada’s Multiyear Immigration Plan (2018-2021).

Moreover, relaxing the immigration program requirements, airlifting the Syrian refugees, making the family reunification smooth and easy, are few of the steps, which established Canada as the pro-immigration political party. Hence, if the liberal party wins the elections this year, Canada will continue to be lenient on immigrants under them.

Can Liberal party defend its throne in 2019 Election?

Well, the big time question here is which party has the fire and ammunition to displace the Liberals, who are still looking strong despite few waves of criticism for Prime Minister Trudeau and his party in tenure of last four years. Canada ranks among top 3 best countries in the world for immigrants and residents based on Quality of life, Citizenship, and Education and for this, the federal government deserves the due credit.

If we look at the past elections and political history of Canada, it is the economic slump that has cost the throne to the ruling party. And under PM Trudeau the economy of Canada has been strong and stable in last few years. The other key factor is the emergence of a strong opposition party or leader. The conservative party has been the biggest rival of liberals in the past, however, Andrew Scheer, who has replaced Steven Harper as the leader of the Conservative party, not looking very strong or popular leader in comparison of Justin Trudeau. Also, the leader of the federal New Democratic Party (NDP), Mr.Jagmeet Singh has also not shown extraordinarily promising signs as such, in this context. The decisions and policies of present Prime Minister of Canada, have been decent by and large.

Will immigration be a telling factor in next elections?

If immigration is the core issue in the elections this year, the Liberal party under Justin Trudeau will be in limelight for sure. Canadians support immigration to Canada from overseas, as they understand its importance for the country, which is struggling with issues like low population growth and skill shortage for the last few years.

Though, there have been some concerns raised by the opposition with regards to the safety and security of Canadian borders and burden on the economy due to the refugees and asylum seekers. However, if we see a larger picture, it seems that the stance of the government has acceptance among people of Canada.

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Is Canada the True Flag-bearer of Immigrant friendly Policies?

by By Rajneesh Kumar


Posted on May 15, 2017


CRS score under Express Entry

Canada is most incredible country for various reasons. It’s the 2nd largest country in the world by land area and one of the top advanced nations across the globe.

However, in last couple of years, Canada has been popular and respected for other reasons apart from its huge area or status as the developed nation. Despite the adverse immigration scenario in most of the advanced countries, of the world, Canada is firm on its stand to support immigration and immigrants in the country. The liberal government of Canada has set an example to the world in terms of adopting humanitarian as well as immigration friendly approach.

Canada – the lone flag bearer of Immigrant Friendly Values

In last couple of years, Canadian government has taken many steps to support and encourage immigration in the country. The biggest example Canada’s lenient immigration policy is that for last two years Canada’s annual immigration target is over 300,000 immigrants per year.

Also Read- Canada invited over 35,000 People for Permanent Residency till April 2017 via Express Entry- Apply now to be the next

Key positive Canada Immigration Changes in last couple of years

Canada has taken many steps in the recent past that has facilitated the entry of immigrant their family members in the maple leaf country. Let’s take look at a few of these key steps:

  • Reduced the Qualifying marks for getting Permanent residency in Canada in the federal express entry system in the year 2017
  • Canadian government doubled the application intake of Parent and Grandparent Program from 5,000 a year to 10,000 per year.
  • The government also allocated additional points to international students in Canada to apply for PR.
  • Conditional Permanent Residence Rule for Sponsored spouses in Canada repealed. This rule used to force some sponsored spouses in Canada to stay in relation with their sponsoring partners for at least 2 years or lost the PR Status.
  • Additional immigration (CRS) Points to applicants who have sibling in Canada
  • Dependent child age limit increased to “Under 22” from “Under 19”.

All these key immigration rule changes have made immigration in Canada trouble-free and uncomplicated in the last couple of years.

The people from all parts of the world, who aspire to get a better living standard, career opportunities, quality of life, and infrastructure and social security benefits, etc. are now considering to apply for  Permanent Residence Visa in Canada. The federal express entry system of Canada has become largely popular among the immigrants.

Want to apply for  Permanent Residence Visa in Canada?

Hence, if you are encouraged enough to apply for  PR, student or Apply for family-sponsored visa in Canada, you may contact the best immigration consultant in your country to avail the complete immigration process support. However, do not forget to check the ICCRC accreditation status of the Canadian visa consultancy Agency you hire.

Visas Avenue Immigration is the top and registered Canadian Visa and immigration Consultancy Firm in India that every year helps and assistance a huge number of Canadian visa applicants to apply in relevant immigration programs and subsequently, move to Canada after obtaining the approval on visa applications. You may contact Visas Avenue immigration expert by sending your queries and details at info@visasavenue.com.

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Which Country in the World has the Best Immigrant Friendly Policy?

by By Rajneesh Kumar


Posted on August 12, 2016


Best Immigrant Friendly Policy

country for immigrantsIf I were an immigration aspirant, I would have definitely moved to a country with best immigration policy for the immigrants.

Do you think the same way as an overseas visa aspirant? If your answer is yes, then let’s find out, i.e.

Which Country has the Best Immigrant Friendly Policies?

Though the countries, i.e. USA, UK, Germany, Australia, Saudi Arabia, etc. have got a very high immigration rate, however, when it comes to having the immigrant friendly policies, Canada certainly rank right on top of the list.

Canada is also a wonderful country to live with high human development index, low unemployment rate, world class cities, fantastic education system, incredible infrastructure, and exceptional quality of Life. Let’s take a look at the implemented as well as proposed changes in the immigration policy of Canada in last one year by the new liberal government.

  • PGP visa intake doubled

PGP category of Visa allows the eligible Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their parents to Canada. Parent and Grand Parent (PGP) visa category visa intake has been doubled b the government from 5000 to 1000 applications a year.

  • Relaxation in Citizenship rules for the International students

As per the recent announcement from the Federal government, the citizenships rules will be relaxed in favor of international students studying in Canada, in order to make it easy for them to be a Canadian citizen.

  • Speed up the processing of Spousal Visa applications

Government has announced that they are in process to speed up the application processing time for the spousal visa applications. It is 2 years as of now, which as per the government is too high.

  • Immigrant Serving Organizations

Canada has established several immigrants serving organizations across various provinces and territories of Canada, in order to help the new immigrants settle in Canada. These organizations help the new Canadians in terms of searching jobs and accommodation, understanding government benefits and services, as well as integrating in the society and country as a whole.

  • Protection under Canadian Law

All the immigrants in the country are protected under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) and Citizenship Act of 1977. Canada is a culturally diverse, secular, and tolerant country and hence, no discrimination with any citizen or immigrant ever takes place in Canada.

Apart from this, immigrants in Canada receive multiple social security benefits and services similar to the citizens of Canada. Hence, looking at all the above aspects, we can say that Canada has certainly got the best immigrant friendly policies in the world at the moment.

Want to move to Canada on permanent residency (PR) Visa?

If you want to move to Canada on a permanent basis, you can coordinate with a registered immigration consultancy company to prepare your file the best way and apply for the PR visa in Canada.

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