Canada is now using NOC 2021 to classify occupations for immigration and temporary residence applications. The changes are now in effect and have major implications for people who are applying for permanent residency, work permits, and those who have profiles in the Express Entry system. There are...

On November 23, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited a total of 4,750 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence in its 11 th All Program draws for this year. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off dropped to 491 Points. Candidates from the...

Toronto, November 7, 2022: Canada’s Start-Up Visa Programme (SUV) is growing in popularity across the world. At the same time, Immigration, Refugee & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) processing times are growing from 24 months to approximately 36 months, and temporary work permits taking approximately 6 months....

We are proud to announce that Donoso & Partners has assisted several clients this year to obtain work permits in Canada within 3 months of processing timing for the Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) Program. This is a federal program which offers an immigration pathway for people with...

We are proud to announce that Donoso & Partners has assisted several clients this year to obtain work permits in Canada within 3 months of processing timing for C-11 Program. This is a federal program which offers an immigration pathway for people with an intention to...

On November 1, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released the details on Canada’s Immigration Levels Plan for the period from 2023 to 2025. Canada aims to welcome 465,000 new permanent residents (PR) in 2023, 485,000 in 2024 and 500,000 in 2025. Notional targets and...

Washington, D.C., November 1, 2022: Ignacio Donoso, founder and Managing Partner of Donoso & Partners, has once again been recognized as Top 25 Immigration Attorney by EB-5 Investors Magazine for 2022. The Top 25 recognition for Ignacio is a testament to the work of Donoso &...

On October 26, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited a total of 4,750 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence in its 9th All Program Draws for this year. The CRS cut-off dropped to 496 Points. Candidates from the Federal Skilled Worker,...

Washington, D.C., 10/24/2022: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is extending certain COVID-19-related flexibilities through Jan. 24, 2023, to assist applicants, petitioners, and requestors. Under these flexibilities, USCIS considers a response received within 60 calendar days after the due date set forth in the following requests...