Canada Embraces Immigration Despite COVID-19

Marco Mendicino, the Minister of IRCC, attended a one-hour Q&A session with the members of the Canadian Bar Association on May 5, 2020. Of course, according to CIC News, the attendees were mostly the members of the Immigration Law Section. During the session, the Minister made it clear he believes immigration will play an integral role in the future of Canada despite economic downturns caused by COVID-19.

Mr. Mendicino emphasized he will discuss the immigration targets for 2021 with stakeholders. Nonetheless, he talked about the efforts they have taken to address the closure of their offices during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the areas he covered included work permit for seasonal agricultural workers and flexibility toward international students.

These comments are promising for practitioners in the field and the applicants alike.

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    Source: https://www.cicnews.com/2020/05/canadas-immigration-minister-shares-coronavirus-updates-0514283.html#gs.60tqwh

    Posted: May 6, 2020

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    Al Parsai

    Al Parsai is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) in Toronto, Canada. He also teaches the official immigration consulting courses at Ashton College in Vancouver, Canada. Al who holds a Masters degree from Yorkville University is a member of ICCRC and CAPIC organizations. Al, the CEO of Parsai Immigration Services, has represented hundreds of applicants from more than 30 countries to the immigration authorities since January 2011.