With the Canadian Immigration Minister John McCallum announcement the department is planning to speed up the time of processing for economic and family class immigrants. It seems like the conditions are favorable for Indians as well who are planning to migrate to Canada.
The Canadian immigration Minister had also declared that the categories of immigration like family class require to be renovated and changes will shortly be announced to modernize them. He also announced that he would seek the views from provincial governments on schemes of immigration for semi and fewer skilled immigrants. This can lead to easy regulations for foreign students to settle down permanently in Canada and the minister also announced the scrapping of LMIA requirement in few cases.
Replying to the announcements that have been made by the Immigration Minister, Calgary MP, Deepak Obhrai, said that the Indian citizens in Canada make up a sturdy and lively community and their contributions are massive. He also said that there many great source of immigration to Canada and when the Indians got the faster way of becoming citizen of Canada, the country will get benefited.
According to the Spokesperson from the High Commission of Canada in New Delhi, as of now, the high commission is offering visa services in India for expediting the processing for Indian citizens who want to travel to Canada. Many applicants are being granted a multiple entry visa, thereby enhancing the time of processing for all the travelers from India.
Additionally, the proposed reforms would be very positive news for students from India, and would push the country high on the scale of attractiveness. The latest bill plans two important changes that would be good for students from India. First to minimize the period of physical stay needed to apply for citizenship of Canada.
And to restore a rule that permits foreign students to count the time spend in working or studying in Canada against their stay requirement. If students from India could obtain the mandated 50% credit for time they spend in Canada, it would make the smooth route towards their immigration. This would also be beneficial for undergraduate students who would be able to obtain the credit for two years out of three.