The population of Canada has recently passed the 37.5 million mark and the country has already decided to welcome nearly 360,000 new immigrants in 2020. It has been a long due call from the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, to welcome more than one million new permanent residents between 2020 and 2022.
Here is a brief on what you can expect for Canadian immigration in 2020.
Canada Municipal Nominee Program in 2020
It was the Liberals pre-election promise to introduce a new Municipal Nominee Program (MNP) on the lines of popular Provincial Nominee Program to welcome desired foreign skilled workers.
Coming 2020, MNP will empower local communities across Canada to directly sponsor new foreign workers for permanent residence in Canada. It is estimated that over 5,000 applicants and their families will be able to settle permanently in various destinations across the participating communities.
Reduction in Canadian citizenship application fee
The new year brings an exciting opportunity to all permanent residents in Canada to apply for Canadian citizenship at a much lower cost. Such policies of the Canadian government over the years have made Canada a safe destination for a large number of eligible immigrants.
Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program 2020
The Atlantic region of Canada has benefited a lot from this pilot immigration program. It helps employers in Atlantic Canada hire foreign skilled talent. It is a win-win situation for all.
People who want to immigrate to Atlantic Canada and international graduates who want to stay in Atlantic Canada after they graduate.can make the most of this pilot program. The government planning to make this immigration program permanent consider in the amount the success it has gained since its launch.
Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship 2020
Canada’s family immigration is one of the most popular pathways to immigrate to Canada. Canada is perhaps one of the few countries that understand the importance of family reunification which reflects in their liberal immigration policies.
Any new Canadian citizen or permanent resident can sponsor their family members to immigrate to Canada. As per Canada’s immigration levels plan, the 2020 admission target for the PGP is set at 21,000.
Canada PGP will witness reduced application processing times, improvised service delivery and client services and less complicated immigration process.
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