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What are some Extra reasons to Apply for Permanent Residency in Canada in 2017?

Posted - 20, Jan 2017

Today, every skilled professional wish to move to advanced countries for better career, quality of life, and living standards. Though there are several advanced countries in the world, however, when it comes to offering the best settings and conditions for the immigrants only few countries can be termed as the immigrant friendly.

Canada is certainly one among such countries which are known to be the immigrant friendly countries. Though, Canada has always been a first immigration choice for worldwide immigration aspirants, however, this year there are more reasons to move to the ‘maple leaf country’.

Let’s take a look.

Some more reasons to immigrate to Canada in 2017

Canada immigration has gone under various changes in last couple of years. However, the year 2017 is going to be special for immigrants moving to Canada in view of series of changes in the immigration rules and policies. Let’s explore a few of the reasons that will have positive impact on Canada Immigration this year.

  • Economic Immigration
Target for economic immigration has been increased by the federal government as per their Immigration level plan 2017. There will be an upsurge in immigration through Provincial Nominee Program (PNPs) as well.
  • Changes in the leadership
Canada has now got a new immigration minister in the first month of New Year. Ahmed Hussen has been appointed as new Immigration Minister of Canada, who has replaced veteran John McCallum, who will now be Canadian envoy in China. Ahmed Hussen is a former refugee from Somalia. He is known for his innovative work as the president of Canadian Somali Congress and political activist. Hence, some more positive changes are expected in the Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) policies under his leadership in the year 2017
  • Benefits for family class visa applicants and International students
The people applying for Canadian permanent residency as family sponsored applicants or international students, will be benefited in 2017 through the positive changes announced for them by the government towards the end of last year. This includes express entry points for international students in Canada and reduction of processing time for the family sponsored visas.
  • Positive Express entry draws and Updated Point system
The express entry CRS point’s allocation system has been revised by the Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to benefit the immigrants coming to Canada in 2017. Apart from this, the Express Entry draw results are also expected to remain positive in view of increased immigration target this year. The year already started on a good note, in view of low qualifying marks and record number of invites in first two draw of year 2017.

Want inclusive assistance to apply for Canadian permanent residency in 2017?

If you have plans to apply for Canadian permanent residency (PR) in 2017, you can get complete process assistance from Visas Avenue Immigration. Visas Avenue is the trusted Immigration Advisory Company for Canada Immigration and PR process. To discuss your eligibility as well as the immigration process of Canada, you may call the Visas Avenue expert at contact nos. 011-48447777, 011-46194650 (Delhi), 080-46668222 (Bangalore), or 040-42467777 (Hyderabad). Alternatively, send your visa and immigration related queries to Visas Avenue email id- [email protected].  

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