Colin R. Singer is Managing Partner of investmentimmigration.com and immigration.ca and one of Canada’s foremost senior corporate immigration attorneys. He is recognized as an experienced authority on Canadian immigration matters as well as the international residence-by-investment industry through investmentimmigration.com. He is a licensed immigration lawyer in good standing with a Canadian Law Society during the past 25+ years.

Prince Edward Island Plans New Draw For Entrepreneurs and Skilled Workers

Prince Edward Island Plans New Draw For Entrepreneurs and Skilled Workers

A new Prince Edward Island draw targeting entrepreneur and skilled worker immigration candidates will take place on Thursday August 15, 2019.  The PEI PNP draw will include candidates for the province’s Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact streams. PEI launched its Expression of Interest system at the start of 2018, and has made monthly…

11 New Communities Added To British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot

11 New Communities Added To British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot

British Columbia’s Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot has added 11 new communities to those signed up to take part. The additions mean a total of 55 communities are now included in the pilot British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program stream. BC Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot: New Communities Hope Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako – Electoral Area A (Smithers…

PEI Immigration Invites 18 Business Candidates In Latest PNP Draw

PEI Immigration Invites 18 Business Candidates In Latest PNP Draw

Business Impact stream candidates were targeted as part of the latest draw for Prince Edward Island Immigration  The July 18 Expression of Interest draw also saw invites issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry. A total of 135 invitations were issued through the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program. Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates…

Higher Investment Requirements and Stricter Regional Centre Rules Coming as DHS Approves New EB-5 Visa Rules

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published the final rules modifying the US EB-5 visa program. The initial Notice of Proposed Rule making (NPRM) was first published in the Federal Register on January 13, 2017.  The changes will take effect from November 21, 2019, and will see the most important changes to the EB-5 visa program in nearly 30 years.  These changes include an increase in minimum investment, centralized designation of Targeted Employment Areas (TEA), and retention of earliest priority date for an EB-5 applicant compelled to file multiple I-526 petitions.  Changes to the Investment Requirement Category…

Investment Immigration Programs Absolves of Tax Evasion or Misreporting Risks

Investment Immigration Programs Absolves of Tax Evasion or Misreporting Risks

Citizenship by investment programs offered by countries like Antigua & Barbuda, St. Kitts & Nevis, Cyprus and Malta regularly face criticism for facilitating tax evasion. However, deeper analysis of relationship between an individual’s citizenship status and tax status paints a completely different picture.  Contrary to popular perception, an individual’s passport has absolutely no bearing on…