Canadian Immigration News
Citizenship and Immigration Canada Reviews the Past 12 Months
Monday, August 27, 2012
Following historically high numbers of new immigrants arriving in Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) reviews significant reforms of the last 12 months.
According to the CIC, these changes have helped to strengthen the integrity and economic responsiveness of the current Canadian immigration system.
"Our government has a plan for a faster, more flexible, responsive and secure immigration system that will better meet Canada's economic needs while continuing to uphold our humanitarian commitments," said Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney. "With our changes, immigrants will see their lives improve, and Canadians will see the economy grow."
According to the review some of the outstanding achievements of the CIC over the past year include:
In terms of Canadian family reunification, there are also some significant regulatory changes announced:
Minister Jason Kenney stated that the government had made great strides in the past years and would attempt to have more improvements and reforms in the coming years.
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