Ontario’s First Entrepreneur Stream Draw of 2020 See 20 ITAs Issued

Ontario’s First Entrepreneur Stream Draw of 2020 See 20 ITAs Issued

Ontario immigration’s first draw of 2020 through the province’s Entrepreneur Stream saw 20 Invitations to Apply issued. The February 26 draw saw ITAs issued to Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) candidates scoring between 136 and 200 points. Candidates who submitted an Expression of Interest between November 22, 2019 and February 14, 2020 were eligible for consideration. This was the…

Portugal Golden Visa Review To Focus On Job Creation As Real Estate Worries Mount

Portugal Golden Visa Review To Focus On Job Creation As Real Estate Worries Mount

Portugal’s golden visa program may shift future investors from passive and low-risk asset classes to active investments in riskier assets, having attracted foreign investments of around €5 billion since 2012. Further, the recent review announced by the government is likely to push for greater job creation in the country through golden visa investments. A Good Run Since…

Prince Edward Island Issues Business Impact Invitations In New Expression of Interest Draw

Prince Edward Island Issues Business Impact Invitations In New Expression of Interest Draw

Prince Edward Island immigration issued 10 invitations to apply to Business Impact candidates in a new draw under its Expression of Interest system. The February 20 draw also saw 143 invites issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates. The Business Impact candidates required a minimum score of 122 points, down 3 points on the previous…

Prince Edward Island Plans Business Impact Immigration Draw On Thursday

Prince Edward Island Plans Business Impact Immigration Draw On Thursday

Prince Edward Island plans to conduct a second Business Impact entrepreneur draw of 2020 on Thursday, February 20. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) draw will also feature invites for the province’s immigration streams for Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. In the only draw so far in 2020, 123 invites were…

Ireland’s Conservative Approach Means A Stable and Credible Immigration Investor Program

Ireland’s Conservative Approach Means A Stable and Credible Immigration Investor Program

Introduced in 2012, Ireland’s Immigration Investor Program has received more than 1,200 applications from wealthy foreign investors, with 800 receiving approval.  About Ireland’s IIP Ireland was quick to join the investment immigration bandwagon, setting a citizenship-by-investment program in the early 1990s that allowed foreign investors to qualify for a fast-track Irish passport.  The program was…