Canadian Immigration: Start-Up Visa and Work Permit

June 8, 2020 – After receiving a commitment certificate and a letter of support from a designated organization (business incubators, venture capital funds or angel investor groups), the foreign entrepreneur can apply for a 12-month work permit.  This work permit…

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I-526 Processing Time Discrepancies

June 8, 2020 – To predict the processing time of an I-526 petition is not a simple matter. The USCIS website gives a wide range of how long it takes to process a case (between 29.5 months and 44.5 months,…

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The growing popularity of the Start-Up Visa Program and Business Incubators

June 5, 2020 – Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) created the Start-Up Visa Program (SUV) in in April 2013 as a pilot project and it became a permanent federal immigration program in 2018. Over its existence, the Canadian Start-Up Visa…

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Canadian Start-Up Visa: Innovation at the core of an application

May 29, 2020 – The start-up visa program has the ambition to attract entrepreneurs from all over the world if they wish to develop new innovative ideas in Canada. To facilitate their establishment in Canada, the Canadian government issues permanent…

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The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program’s suspension is extended until April 1st 2021

May 28, 2020 – The Quebec Immigration Department extended the suspension of its Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) from July 2020 to April 1st 2021. During this suspension period, no new application can be submitted. The Quebec Immigration Department announced its intent…

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Canadian Start-Up Visa: Settlement Funds Requirements

May 28, 2020 – The Canadian Government does not provide financial support to immigrants settling in Canada with the start-up visa program. The person applying for permanent residence visa under the start-up visa program must prove that he has enough…

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EB-5 Charter School Projects On Going

May 27, 2020 – The Covid-19 has had important impacts in the United States, locking-down substantial elements of the American economy. In the midst of the pandemic, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has issued executive orders allowing certain sectors of the…

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Canadian Start-Up Visa

May 27, 2020 – Canada aims to attract smart, creative and dynamic entrepreneurs by granting Canadian permanent resident status through the start-up visa program. Entrepreneurs from all over the world are invited to develop their innovative and globally competitive businesses…

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Start-Up Visa: Canada shows its ambition to attract the best and the brightest.

May 26, 2020 – After the termination of the federal immigrant investor program, the Canadian government came with a new revamped path for business persons to migrate to Canada: the business start-up visa program, as known as the SUV program….

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Canadian Start-Up Visa: Language requirements

May 25, 2020 – The applicant’s language capacity has a considerable impact the success of one’s immigration plan. The research “Language Skills and the Social Integration of Canada’s Adult Immigrants” published by the Institute for Research on Public Policy proved…

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