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U.S. EB-5 Granted Temporary Extension as Part of Short-Term Funding Bill

The U.S. EB-5 investment immigration program has received another temporary extension in its current form as part of a short-term funding bill passed by Congress late on Thursday, December 7. The popular immigration program, along with the rest of the government budget, was due to expire on December 8 under the previous temporary extension. The new short-term extension now expires ... Read More »

Education A Key U.S. EB-5 Draw for Indian Investors

Two out of every three Indian candidates for the U.S. EB-5 investment visa cite the draw of a better education for their children as the key factor behind why they applied. The statistic shows that high-net worth candidates consider improving their own circumstances as secondary to providing a better future for their offspring when looking to investment visas. Despite uncertainty ... Read More »

Entrepreneurs Invited to Apply for British Columbia Business Immigration Stream

Invitations to apply were issued to 11 candidates under the latest draw for the British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration stream. Candidates required a minimum score of 115 to qualify for an ITA through the draw, which took place on November 29, 2017. British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration: November 29, 2017 Draw Date Category Minimum Score Invites Issued 01-Nov-17 Entrepreneur Immigration 115 11 Source: https://welcomebc.ca In ... Read More »

Federal Government Scrutiny for P.E.I.’s 100% Ownership Stream

Canada’s federal government is being urged to step in and conduct a review of the Prince Edward Island 100% Ownership Stream over allegations it is being misused. Three foreign students say business immigrants in P.E.I. through the investment stream have asked them to pay back part of their wages in cash. This follows revelations the province withheld $18 million from ... Read More »

Nova Scotia Immigration Invites 24 Entrepreneurs To Apply In Latest Draw

The latest draw of the Nova Scotia immigration Entrepreneur stream took place on November 15, 2017. The draw saw 24 candidates issued with Invitations to Apply for Nova Scotia immigration, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 91 points. The previous draw, on October 10, 2017, saw 12 Invitations to Apply issued and a score of 97 for the lowest-ranked candidate. Historically, ... Read More »