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U.S. EB-5 Gets New Temporary Extension

The U.S. EB-5 investment immigration program has been granted a further temporary extension, this time until December 8, 2017. The extension of the program was part of the Continuing Appropriation Act signed into law by President Donald Trump during September. Had the act not been signed, the previous temporary extension would have expired on September 30, 2017. Despite several calls ... Read More »

Canada Business Immigration Programs Remain Attractive to High Net Worth Investors

Sep 19, 2017 – High net worth investors are continuing to be drawn to Canada despite the lack of a federal passive investment immigration program leading to Canadian permanent residence, a new report has found. Global Data’s ‘Wealth in Canada: HNW Investors 2017’ report found that expats accounted for one in five high net worth investors in Canada in 2016. This ... Read More »

OINP’s Ontario Corporate Stream Applications Move Online

Candidates for a key business stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) can now apply through the province’s online application system. The move – for applicants to the Ontario Corporate Stream (OCS) – is aimed at reducing processing times. The OCS business program is aimed at established international corporations that want to expand into Ontario or buy an existing ... Read More »

Canada a Solid All-Rounder in Survey of Best Countries for Expats

Canada came in a solid 16th place in a survey of the best countries in the world for expats, as the U.S. and U.K. plummeted down the list compiled by the Expat Insider. The Gulf country of Bahrain was a surprise at the top of the list, with expats giving it high marks as a place to raise a family ... Read More »

British Columbia Immigration Invites Entrepreneur Candidates

The latest British Columbia immigration draw saw 9 candidates invited to apply under the province’s Entrepreneur Immigration stream. Candidates required a minimum score of 120 to qualify for an ITA for the draw, which took place on August 31, 2017. British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration: August 31, 2017 Draw Date Category Minimum Score Invites Issued 31-Aug-17 Entrepreneur Immigration 120 9 Source: www.welcomebc.ca The latest ... Read More »