Live-in Caregiver Program

Changes to Definition of Dependent Child – Age Increase to 22 Years Old

November 8, 2017

By: Law Office of Jeff Jiehui Li As of October 24, 2017, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) increased the age limit under the definition of a “dependent child”. Individuals under the age of 22 years old now qualify as dependent children upon submission of an application for permanent residence, provided that…

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Imporptant Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

August 4, 2013

On July 31, 2013, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) announced the latest changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). The changes concern mostly about Canadian employers’ application for Labour Market Opinion (LMO), with the aim to “ensure that Canadians are given the first chance at available jobs.” In this direction, significant changes…

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Nannies waiting longer for open work permits; North Bay keen on immigrants from China and South Asia

May 25, 2012

Two interesting articles provided to you by Jeff Li immigration lawyer: North Bay keen on recent immigrants from China and South Asia http://canadianimmigrant.ca/news-and-views/north-bay-wooing-recent-immigrants-from-china-and-south-asia Nannies waiting longer for open-work permits in Canada http://canadianimmigrant.ca/news-and-views/nannies-waiting-longer-for-open-work-permits-in-canada

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Live-in Caregivers May Get Open Work Permit Faster

December 21, 2011

Note: The following is a news release by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, provided here by Jeff Li Immigration Lawyer. Ottawa, December 15, 2011 — Live-in caregivers will be able to get open work permits about 18 months sooner, thanks to a processing change announced today by Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney. “Too many live-in…

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Live-in caregivers made to work longer to earn status; Ottawa faces legal challenge over backlogged immigrant visa applications

November 27, 2011

Live-in caregivers made to work longer to earn status: http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1092211 Ottawa faces legal challenge over backlogged immigrant visa applications: http://www.thestar.com/iphone/news/article/1091558--ottawa-faces-legal-challenge-over-backlogged-immigrant-visa-applications

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