British Columbia Entrepreneur Regional Pilot Draw Sees 18 Invitations Issued

British Columbia Entrepreneur Regional Pilot Draw Sees 18 Invitations Issued

British Columbia has conducted a new Entrepreneur Immigration draw, issuing invitations to apply to 18 candidates. The April 6 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draw featured invites through the Regional Pilot category. Candidates required a minimum score of 107 points. The Regional Pilot category is designed to bring entrepreneurs and investment to smaller British Columbia…

175% Surge in Chinese Investor Demand for Tier 1 Investor Visa between 2015 and 2019

175% Surge in Chinese Investor Demand for Tier 1 Investor Visa between 2015 and 2019

There has been a steady uptick in demand for the UK’s Tier 1 Investor visa among wealthy Chinese investors with total applications rising by more than 100 percent between 2015 and 2019.  Demand among investors from mainland China has surged by close to 170 percent, while total applications from Hong Kong, although much lower in…

Chinese, Vietnamese and Indian EB-5 Candidates Face Longer Wait Due To I-526 Processing Change

Chinese, Vietnamese and Indian EB-5 Candidates Face Longer Wait Due To I-526 Processing Change

US Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a shift from first-in-first-out processing of EB-5 I-526 petitions to a visa availability approach.  This change is set to come into effect from March 31, depending on the impact of shutdowns due to coronavirus. Understanding this Change Currently, USCIS processes I-526 petitions in the order in which they…

Prince Edward Island Immigration Reschedules March Business Impact Draw Due To Coronavirus

Prince Edward Island Immigration Reschedules March Business Impact Draw Due To Coronavirus

Prince Edward Island says it will reschedule the Business Impact draw it said would take place on Thursday, March 19 due to its office being closed because of coronavirus. The Expression of Interest draw was also due to include Labour Impact and Express Entry invitations. “We will provide additional information when available and appreciate your…