Arranged Employment

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

Regulation 82 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, SOR/2002-227 states: 82 (1) In this section, arranged employment means an offer of employment that is made by a single employer other than an embassy, high commission or consulate in Canada or an employer who is referred to in any of subparagraphs 200(3)(h)(i) to (iii), that is … Read More

The Canadian Experience Class

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

The following is an e-mail exchange between an immigration representative and Citizenship and Immigration Canada regarding the Canadian Experience Class.  The Canadian Experience Class allows individuals with one-year skilled work experience in Canada to apply to immigrate.  As with any program, questions emerged regarding specific requirements, including whether work in Canada for a foreign employer … Read More

Question & Answer – Location of Rehab Application (IR-09)

Meurrens LawImmigration Trends

The following is an e-mail exchange between an immigration representative and Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC”) regarding criminal rehabilitation applications.  Criminal rehabilitation applications are the process through which certain criminally inadmissible individuals can apply to become admissible to Canada, and resolve their inadmissibility. Please note that what I have reproduced below should not be viewed … Read More

Question & Answer – Renewing IEC Work Permit (IR-08)

Meurrens LawWork Permits

The following is an e-mail exchange between an immigration representative and Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC”) regarding International Experience Canada (the “IEC”).  The IEC, more commonly known as the Working Holiday Program (which is actually a program within the IEC), allows young people from several dozen countries to work in Canada on open work permits.  … Read More

Question & Answer – Post Grad Work Permit Continuity (IR-07)

Meurrens LawWork Permits

The following is an e-mail exchange between an immigration representative and Citizenship and Immigration Canada regarding Post-Graduation Work Permits.  The Post-Graduate Work Permit is a phenomenal program which allows graduates of Canadian post-secondary students to work in Canada on open work permits.  It is not clear, however, whether people who complete a program, and then … Read More