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BC PNP Changes Longstanding Rules for International Master's Students

LogoOn March 19, 2024, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) announced significant changes to its International Post-Graduate (IPG) stream, making it more difficult for many international students who have graduated in BC with master's degrees in natural, applied and health sciences to obtain a coveted provincial nomination to qualify for Canadian permanent residence. For more, go to

Immigration Options when Everything Else Fails

LogoMany people are aware of the humanitarian and compassionate (H and C) application process for permanent residence, which people can turn to when they are not able to access any other type of immigration application and when they can demonstrate compelling personal circumstances. However, the process is not open to all applicants, according to the Vancouver immigration Lawyers at Sas & Ing Immigration Law Centre in Vancouver, BC, Canada. For more, go to H and C applications can be made from within Canada as well as from outside of Canada. However, the H and C statutory provisions exclude certain applicants, specifically persons found to be inadmissible to Canada pursuant to ss. 34, 35 and 37 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) on security grounds. If an applicant has been found inadmissible to Canada on one of these grounds, what are possible options to overcome such a finding and either remain in or come to Canada?

Vancouver Immigration Lawyers Share Changes Cost of Living Requirements for Student Visas

LogoComing to Canada is about to get more challenging for students, according to the Canadian Immigration Lawyers at Sas and Ing Immigration Law Centre in Vancouver. On December 7, 2023, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced that starting January 1, 2024, international students will be required to have more funds to be granted a student visa to ensure they can afford the costs of living in Canada. For more, go to

Vancouver Immigration Lawyers Share Changes to Start Up Visa Processing

Logoincreasing applications and lengthy processing times has changed the way that SUV applications are assessed by visa officers.

Vancouver Immigration Lawyers Offer Advice Around MisrepresentationFindings

LogoA finding of misrepresentation comes with a five-year ban of applying to come to Canada—read about the options when a misrepresentation determination has been made.

Vancouver Immigration Lawyers Support Canada's Bid to Attract Technology Workers

LogoThe federal government will create new work permit categories and expedite permanent residency for select skilled workers.

Vancouver Immigration Lawyers: Share Essential Tips for Success with Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications

Logo(“H&C”) applications are the last resort for persons with no other means of immigrating or remaining in Canada

Vancouver Immigration Lawyers: BC PNP Hits a Home Run with Healthcare Workers

LogoThe Vancouver immigration lawyers at Sas and Ing discussed changes to The BC Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to attract healthcare professionals to Canada.

Vancouver Immigration Lawyers Discuss Share How Labour Demand Is Fuelling Opportunities

LogoRecognizing the challenges employers are facing, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser has expanded opportunities for the spouses of lower workers and working-age children

Vancouver Immigration Lawyers Discuss Share Opportunities for Foreign Doctors in Canada

LogoCanada’s Immigration Minister Sean Fraser relaxes immigration rules for foreign trained doctors