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New CIC application forms
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 19 2011

Citizenship & Immigration Canada (“CIC”) has introduced new application forms.


New LMO application forms
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 19 2011

Employers seeking to hire a foreign worker by first obtaining a Labour Market Opinion (LMO) must make sure that they use the proper LMO application form.


U.S. Global Entry program available at U.S. pre-clearance at Canadian airports
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • October 19 2011

U.S. Global Entry program’s kiosks have started to be introduced at U.S. pre-clearance locations at major Canadian airports.


Update on changes to Canada’s temporary foreign worker program
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 19 2011

As previously reported major changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program were introduced on April 1, 2011.


Employers beware - tougher immigration regulations are now in force
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • April 7 2011

The Government is once again making significant changes to the Points Based Immigration System.


Service Canada eliminates labour market opinion extensions
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 29 2009

Service Canada has announced that, effective April 27, 2009, extension applications for labour market opinions (LMOs) will be treated the same as new applications.


Regional Occupations List Program ends
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 21 2009

When Service Canada introduced the new recruiting guidelines for LMOs, it also announced the end of the Regional Occupations List Program.


U.S. to change Visa Waiver Program
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • September 29 2008

The U.S. has introduced a new Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) program which will affect business visitors travelling to the U.S. who are citizens of countries under the Visa Waiver Program ("VWP").


Local immigration teams to be introduced across the UK
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2008

On 19 June 2008 Home Secretary Jacqui Smith announced that new local immigration teams are being introduced across the UK, alongside Local Crime Partnerships with police, as part of a major refocus of the work of the UK Border Agency (UKBA).


New Canadian Experience Class (CEC) permanent resident stream slated for July 2008
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • March 5 2008

Immigration Canada will be introducing a new Permanent Resident category to assist and presumably expedite applications for permanent resident status for foreign workers who have already been working in Canada for some time.