Study Abroad: Newsletter Canada Immigration (May 2024)

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Study Abroad Newsletter Canada Immigration (May 2024)

This page contains the Canada Immigration news and important that IRCC has updated this May that all the applicants must know. All the new changes and developments in this monthly newsletter to stay updated with the ever changing Canadian immigration landscape. 


Important Canada Immigration News Updates

  • IRCC Operational Processing Updates
  • Citizenship Major Development
  • Express Entry Updates
  • New Family Sponsorship Updates
  • New Changes to Work Permit LMIAs
  • New Updates for International Students 
  • PNP Updates

Germany has Introduced a New Skilled Worker Visa Rules for Easier Access to Residence Permits

IRCC Operational Processing Updates

From 1st May onwards IRCC has switched to report processing times for all the categories on a monthly basis rather than updating them on a weekly basis. There were major changes for citizenship, spousal sponsorship, parent grandparent sponsorship, provincial nominee programs (PNPs), and most of the temporary residence applications.

Essential Steps for International Students to Study in Canada


On May 23, 2024, Marc Miller introduced the historical new Canadian citizenship by descent legislation, called Bill c-71. This bill would promptly grant Canadian citizenship to individuals born abroad to a Canadian parent who was also born abroad prior to the Act’s implementation.

Express Entry Updates

IRCC has finally announced the most awaited express entry draw for Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates on the last day of May 2024.

New Family Sponsorship Updates

IRCC has been sending permanent residency invitations under the parents and grandparents program (PGP) 2024 intake starting from 21st May. A total of 35700 invitations will be sent over the course of two weeks. 

New Changes to Work Permit LMIAs

Changes to the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) have come into effect on 1st May. New LMIAs will now be applicable for six months as opposed to the previous twelve, to ensure that they accurately reflect the labour market’s requirements. 

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