The Canadian government is modifying its rules for immigration that is for those submit an application for a Canadian visa. These changes could easily be sub divided into 2 categories. These comprise amends being brought regarding in the 38 occupations in demand and having proficiency in English language being another main decisive factor.
1. The Immigration Minister for Canada has announced that an assessment on the present laws pertaining to immigration would be done. The foremost objective behind this is to increase the influx of migrants who could add to the economic needs of the nation.
The key change is predictable to be done for the Federal Skilled Worker Program in its 38 highly demanded occupations list. This list was brought regarding in 2008 and has 38 occupations as of now. The changes that are to be produce in this list are predictable to be implemented from 1st May 2010. Though, a formal announcement regarding the date is yet to be made. As indicated by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, this list has very much helped in bringing down the backlog of applications by almost 48%.
2. One more key amendment which was implemented from 10th April elaborates sturdy skills in English or French language. While put forward their application, it is predictable from a candidate to present documents proving that they have taken a written test for the IELTS etc. More so, they must qualify as being capable in the English or French. This would result in the candidate gaining points at the early stages itself.
In addition, an applicant would not be able to re-emerge for the test at a later stage, if by chance they fail. Therefore, it is better that all non – English or French speaking applicants get their score reports and then submit an application for immigration.
On the other hand, no obvious amendments have been laid with regards to the highly demanded occupations list. It is being considered that modifications would be brought about with key situation to the present requirements.