Citizenship by Investment: How Benefits Outweigh Obligations

Investment immigration programs have become an integral part of the portfolio of high net-worth individuals, as well as the economic policies of nations seeking to attract FDI. Golden visa programs allow an investor to acquire permanent residence of a country with the option of applying for citizenship, subject to conditions. Citizenship-by-investment, meanwhile, offers a direct…

How Portugal Golden Visa Propelled EU Country's Economic Turnaround

The Portugal Golden Visa investment immigration program has propelled a remarkable economic turnaround in a country blighted by the impact of the 2008 global meltdown. With four out of every ten young people without a job, general unemployment close to 20 per cent and facing a 3.2 per cent contraction in its economy in 2012,…

How Portugal Golden Visa Propelled EU Country’s Economic Turnaround

The Portugal Golden Visa investment immigration program has propelled a remarkable economic turnaround in a country blighted by the impact of the 2008 global meltdown. With four out of every ten young people without a job, general unemployment close to 20 per cent and facing a 3.2 per cent contraction in its economy in 2012,…

British Columbia Immigration Invites New Batch of Entrepreneurs

The latest draw for the British Columbia immigration Entrepreneur Immigration stream saw invitations to apply issued to 15 candidates. Candidates required a minimum score of 115 to qualify for an ITA through the draw, which took place on February 21, 2018. British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration: February 21, 2018 Draw Date Category Minimum Score Invites Issued 21-Feb-18…

International Students Urged to Consider Start-Up Visa Program

The federal Start-Up Visa program is being presented to Chinese international students in British Columbia as a way to use entrepreneur immigration way to extend their time in Canada after graduation. A recent event at the University of British Columbia aimed at linking students with entrepreneurs generated significant interest among young, educated, Chinese speakers looking…