Genuineness and Caregivers

Meurrens LawSkilled Immigration (Express Entry, CEC, FSWC, Etc.)

On June 18, 2019 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada revamped its caregiver programs.  Gone was the requirement that employers first obtain a Labour Market Impact Assessment and that caregivers work in Canada without their families for at least two years before they could apply for permanent residency.  Instead, caregivers can now immediately apply for permanent … Read More

Bill C-690: The Live-in Caregiver Access, Respect and Employment Act

Meurrens LawImmigration Trends

On June 11, 2015, John McCallum, the Member of Parliament for Markham — Unionville, and a member of the Liberal caucus, introduced Bill C-690, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (live-in caregiver). Its short form is the Live-in Caregiver Access, Respect and Employment Act.  Considering how close Mr. McCallum introduced Bill C-690 prior to the upcoming federal … Read More