To meet the Canadian government’s humanitarian, economic and family reunification yearly goals, immigration targets are set by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). Like every year, there will be an increase in visa issuance from overseas, as total documents are projected to rise to 255,000 this year up from last year’s 217,000.
In the coming year, nearly all categories will be an increase in the number of visas issued and granting of Canada PR. There will be dramatic increase in some of the categories. More than 11,000 parents and grandparents were granted visa last year. This year, the authority has set the target to grant 36,000 of these.
Provincial / Quebec Nominees and Federal Skilled Workers will also see significant increase in the number of visa granted. Overall, there will be an increase of nearly 16% in the number of visa granted as compared to last year. There is good news for people already living in Canada as illegal immigrants. More than 26,000 visas will be granted to provide Canada PR.
Apart from the national goals, each geographic region will have specific visa processing and issuance centers to meet out their respective targets. A greater number of immigration documents are expected to be issued by these centers. In the Middle East and Africa region, significant increases are chalked out for the Federal Skilled Worker program.
There will be significant increase in the number of visas issued by the Damascus office for parents and grandparents. In the Asia – Pacific region around twice the number of Canada PR will be issued as compared to last year. Similar changes have been planned out for Europe and America. Considerable large increases are planned out for Mexico and Havana.
All this has come as good news for anyone who is looking forward to relocate and settle in Canada. Canada visa refusal has haunted many people in the past. The dread of Canada visa rejection is such that it prevents many people from applying for the visa at the first place. With new plans coming into place and the Canadian authorities welcoming foreigners with open arms. Many dreams are all set to come true.
Immigration to Canada is a big dream for people living in India. Many people bet on their life and earning sources for it. Canada immigration refusal comes as a drastic blow to their dreams. This open door policy from Canadian authorities will enable many loved ones to see each other after a long time. The hospitality of Canada has been highly appreciated across the globe. This new measure only aim to enhance this image.
Many people will get Canada PR this year and finally they will be able to provide better living conditions to their loved ones. Time is not far away when they will be able to earn the way they have always dreamed of. Recently Vancouver is being reported to have more immigrants than the localities. These immigrants have provided their bit in the development of the country.