Immigration is a process which involves movement of people from one country to another in order to settle down. Immigration can include following factors:
• Economic factors
• Political reasons
• Family re-unification
• Natural disasters etc..
IMMIGRATION TO CANADA: –
Immigration to Canada is driven by the factors such as family re-unification and economic policy. According to a survey conducted, the Immigration to Canada is aiming for between 240,000 and 265,000 new permanent residents in 2012. In 2001, 250,640 people immigrated to Canada. India was the third – largest country for Immigration to Canada in the year 2012 by immigrating 28,889 people.
PERMANENT RESIDENT (PR):
A permanent resident is a person who has the permission to reside permanently by Immigration to Canada, but is not yet a citizen of the same. A person with Canada PR has the privileges of Canada even though they remain the citizens of their home country.
A person who is staying in Canada temporarily as a student does not own a Canada PR.
PRIVELEGES TO PR:
A person who is a Canada PR has the following authorities:
• To receive social benefits such a s health coverage
• To live, work, study anywhere in Canada
• To apply for citizenship
WHAT A PERMANENT RESIDENT CANNOT DO?
A person who has moved to Canada through Canada Immigration doesn’t hold the following rights:
• He/she cannot vote
• Cannot remain in the country if convicted on criminal bases.
• Cannot hold jobs that have high security clearance requirement. A person who has switched to Canada by Immigration to Canada and holds a Canada PR can live in Canada but up to a certain period of time. To keep your status as a person holding a Canada PR you have to stay in the country for at least 4-5 years.
YOU CAN LOOSE YOUR PR IF:
• You do not meet your residential obligations.
• Convicted of a serious crime, a permanent resident may be deported from Canada.
VISA REJECTION: People Immigrating to Canada face a very common problem that is Visa Rejection. A Canada Visa Rejection may take place due to the following reasons:
• If all your forms and documents are not updated and up to the mark, you may face Canada Visa Refusal.
• NOC ( No Objection Certificate) should match your work permit, otherwise, they’ll return your application.
• Insufficient IELT’s score.
• Not meeting experience requirements.