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…

Alberta To Target Startups and Entrepreneurs With Two New Immigration Streams

Alberta To Target Startups and Entrepreneurs With Two New Immigration Streams

Alberta’s provincial government will develop a new immigration strategy including two entrepreneur streams to help plug labour market gaps and create jobs. The Alberta Advantage Immigration Strategy, highlighted in the recently-released provincial budget, will include a new Foreign Graduate Entrepreneur Program alongside the new Startup Visa Stream. Both will work alongside the Alberta Immigrant Nominee…