Elimination of the investor and entrepreneur programs and further foreign worker and student developments
The Canadian federal government unveiled the 2014 Economic Action Plan on 11 February 2014, signalling the country’s fiscal and policy direction for the upcoming year.
H-1B cap season has arrived
It’s that time of year again — the April 1 H-1B cap filing date is approaching. The following is some brief background on the H-1B cap...
US Department of Labor issues guidance on PERM audit and supervised recruitment triggers
In response to a recent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, on 31 January 2014 the US Department of Labor (DOL) released a copy of the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) Audit Plan from March 2013.
CIC proposes major citizenship changes
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has proposed major changes to Canadian citizenship law.
New immigration fee schedule, multiple-entry visas and parent visas
The Minister for Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced 4 February 2014 that CIC will implement changes to the Temporary Resident Program