Immigration Data

Canadian Citizenship Available to First Group of Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugees who left the civil war in their country to live in safety have experienced a significant milestone. They have reached the three-year residency requirement and are now eligible to apply for Canadian citizenship. Three years ago, Prime Minister Trudeau welcomed the wave of newcomers with warm clothing and an invite to become a Read More

Canadian Immigration Minister Immigrant from Somalia

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Canadian Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen talked about the importance immigrants have in the Canadian economy and the successful Canadian immigration programs in a news interview given in April 2017. Not only did Ahmed Hussen speak as the head of the Canadian immigration ministry, but he also spoke as a refugee himself.

Number of Refugees Immigrating to Canada Reach Record Numbers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 2016, the largest number of refugees in almost four decades have been allowed into Canada. A representative from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said the settling of 46,700 refugees marks a “tremendous achievement” and a new record for the country since the Immigration Act was enacted in 1978. Included in this record Read More

320,000 Immigrants Moved to Canada Last Year, the Highest Number Since 1971

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the past year, more immigrants than ever have made Canada their new home. Over 300,000 immigrants moved to Canada last year, which is more than a 33% increase from the year prior and the highest number since modern recordkeeping began in 1971. This is no surprise to Canadian Visa Expert! Syrian refugees, who began Read More