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05/27/16

1. Certain professionals who are citizens of the US or Mexico may qualify for NAFTA work permits if they have employers in Canada. Canadians who work in those occupations may also work in the US or Mexico if they have employment in those countries. For more information, check this list of qualifying occupations.

2. Under Canada’s current immigration laws, permanent residents who acquired their status through refugee claims run the risk of losing their status through a process called ‘cessation’. Cessation means that a refugee has ceased to need protection due to improvements in that person’s country of origin. Refugee permanent residents who visit their home countries are particularly vulnerable to cessation proceedings.

3. I’m not a career counsellor, but if I had to choose an educational program that would lead to a decent career that would in turn stand a good chance of leading quite quickly to permanent residence, I’d consider a medical laboratory technology diploma program, such as the one offered by SAIT. Employability of graduates is extremely high and wages are good.

4. For temporary residents and permanent residents keeping track of their time inside and outside of Canada, a travel record scrapbook can come in handy. You can keep copies of boarding passes, hotel receipts, etc., and record dates spent outside of Canada.

5. Wondering if you can legally study in Canada without a study permit? Check this out.

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