EB-5 Visa Applications Grow From Countries Outside China

The latest EB-5 visa retrogression data reveals that mainland China remains the largest source of applications for the visa.  However, 2018 was the first year since 2013, when China hit its annual quota cap for the first time, that cumulative applications from other countries outnumbered Chinese EB-5 applications.  In 2018, other countries accounted for 52…

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Lowest-Ever Minimum Score In First BC Entrepreneur Draw of 2019

British Columbia immigration set a new record for the lowest-ever minimum score for the third draw running in its first Entrepreneur stream draw of 2019. The January 20 draw saw 19 invites issued to candidates scoring as low as 109 points under the BC PNP Entrepreneur stream. What Was the Minimum Score For The Latest…

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Expressions of Interest from Entrepreneur Candidates Sought By Newfoundland Immigration

Newfoundland & Labrador immigration will invite Expressions of Interest from International Entrepreneurs as the stream opens for a second time in 2019 later in February. The Atlantic province says the Newfoundland & Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP) stream will open on February 22 between 10am and 5pm local time. International Entrepreneur candidates must wish to…

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UK Tier 1 Investor Visa Flip Flop Creates Uncertainty Among Potential Candidates

The UK government recently suspended its popular Tier 1 Investor visa program, only to revoke the suspension days later. The turnaround raises concerns about how the UK permanent residence by investment program is being operated. The Suspension Intending to carry out a major and thorough reform of the program, the UK Home Office announced the…

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Expressions of Interest Now Accepted For 2 New Newfoundland Entrepreneur Streams

The start of the Expression of Interest process for Newfoundland & Labrador’s two new entrepreneur streams has been announced. The International Entrepreneur and International Graduate Entrepreneur both opened for EOIs in January 16, 2019. The new Newfoundland & Labrador immigration streams were announced in July 2018, but this is the first time candidates have been…

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First Entrepreneur Stream Invites of 2019 Issued By Ontario

The first draw of 2019 through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program Entrepreneur Stream has been conducted by Ontario immigration The January 17 draw was the first since November 2018, with 13 invitations issued for Ontario immigration and a minimum score of 115. What Are The Details Of The Latest Ontario Entrepreneur Draw? Draw Date Minimum…

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Business Candidates Invited in PEI’s First Expression of Interest Draw of 2019

The first batch of business candidates of 2019 have been invited under the P.E.I. Expression of Interest system.  The January 17 draw saw 91 invites issued to Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact candidates. There were 61 invites issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates, while the remaining 30 invites went to Business…

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Two New Entrepreneur Stream Draws Conducted By Nova Scotia Immigration

Two new draws targeting business immigration candidates have been conducted by Nova Scotia immigration. The Nova Scotia Nominee Program issued invitations to apply on January 7 to Entrepreneur and International Graduate Entrepreneur candidates. Under the Entrepreneur stream, 33 invitations were issued, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 112 points. Invitations Issued Under Nova Scotia Entrepreneur Stream…

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Quebec Extends Deadline For Popular Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP)

The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program’s deadline has been extended until August 31, 2019, the Quebec immigration ministry (MIDI) has announced. Quebec formally unveiled its new immigrant investor immigration program on July 18, 2018. Read More Quebec Immigrant Investor Program: Do I Need to Speak French? How Many Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) Applications Are Received…

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