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ITAs to New Batch Of Entrepreneurs For Nova Scotia Immigration

New draws under Nova Scotia immigration’s Entrepreneur and Graduate Entrepreneur streams took place on May 21, 2018. The Entrepreneur draw saw 18 candidates issued with Invitations to Apply for Nova Scotia immigration, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 123 points. The previous draw, on March 27 2018, saw 22 Invitations to Apply issued and a minimum score of 108 for the lowest-ranked ... Read More »

Invest Your Way Into Canada or Britain Via QIIP and UK Tier 1 Investor

The UK Tier 1 Investor and the Quebec Investor  represent investment immigration avenues to permanent residence in two of the most sought-after countries in the world. They are in direct competition given the economically-developed status of the UK and Canada. A recent increase in threshold for the QIIP means the investment requirements for both are similar, although the UK program also includes higher investment for ... Read More »

Quebec Immigrant Investor Program Has Key Advantages Over U.S. EB-5

Two of the world’s most popular residence-by-investment immigration programs are the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program and the U.S. EB-5. Both offer permanent residence – in Canada and the U.S. respectively – to high net worth individuals in exchange for significant investment. Here, we review the two programs and compare their advantages and disadvantages for high net worth candidates considering their residence-by-investment immigration options. ... Read More »

UAE Citizens Can Travel Visa-Free to Canada From June 5, 2018

Canada will lift its visa requirement for citizens of the United Arab Emirates from June 5, 2018. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen made the announcement in a meeting with UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Monday. The move comes following ‘a comprehensive and rigorous evaluation of the UAE against Canada’s visa policy criteria’, a Canadian government press release ... Read More »

Why Filing Your EB-5 Visa Application Now Makes Sense

The broadening consensus that change is coming to the U.S. EB-5 investment immigration program means anyone thinking of filing a green card application should consider doing so now. There is growing support for the program to be revamped with increased investment thresholds after a series of last-minute short-term extensions ranging from weeks to months. Investment requirements remain unchanged since the ... Read More »