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DHS Considering “Known Employer” Program to Aid U.S.-Canada Business Travel

In February of 2011, President Obama and Prime Minister Harper of Canada announced a United States-Canada joint declaration called Beyond the Border. This program sets out a shared approach to enhance border security and accelerate the legitimate flow of goods and services between the two countries. As part of Beyond the Border, the Department of… Read More

Global Immigration: Canada

Significant changes have been made to Canada’s temporary foreign worker regulations. As noted in the February issue of ABIL’s Global Immigration Update, on April 1, 2011, the Canadian government introduced into law a number of important legislative amendments on employer immigration compliance concerning foreign worker work permits and Labour Market Opinions from Service Canada. In… Read More

News from Canada

Canada welcomes approximately 250,000 new immigrants each year, which represents the highest per capita immigration in the world. The majority of those who immigrate to Canada apply to do so under Canada’s Federal Skilled Worker Class Program or under one of the Provincial Nominee Programs for those chosen/selected by one of Canada’s provinces or territories.… Read More