Washington, D.C., July 24, 2020: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) backtracked on its rules for international students studying at US educational institutions that will be 100% online in the Fall of 2020. The Drama This saga started in recent months, when ICE announced on March 9,...

Washington, D.C., July 21, 2020: The Ombudsman of the Department of Homeland Security confirmed today that USCIS expects months-long delays in printing green cards and EADs “will continue for the foreseeable future.” This is a national issue affecting tens of thousands of green card holders and...

On July 21, 2020, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued 62 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) under the technology sector to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. BC PNP Tech Pilot draw issued ITAs to candidates under the Express Entry BC and...

On July 14, 2020, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued 320 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) under the Skills Immigration (SIBC) and Express Entry (EEBC) categories to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. These streams are intended for workers or international...

On July 8,2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 3,900 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for the first time in more than four months in its all-program draw. This news confirms that Canada has resumed all-program Express Entry draws and is now issuing invitations to...

In response to the announcement from U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) that all international student with an F1 visa must attend in-person classes or leave the country, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have filed a lawsuit seeking a temporary restraining order...

On July 7, 2020, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued 57 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) under the technology sector to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. BC PNP Tech Pilot draw issued ITAs to candidates under the Express Entry BC and...