IRCC’s special measures for refugee claimants working in health care during the pandemic

by | Dec 10, 2020 | 0 comments

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that on December 12, 2020, it will begin the process of accepting applications for Permanent Residence from refugee claimants who work in Canada’s healthcare sector and take care of patients directly.

👨🏾‍⚕️IRCC also highlighted that refugee claimants’ internship experience (both paid and unpaid), that is performed as a part of the professional order requirement in one of the designated occupations or as an essential part of the post-secondary study program and vocational training program will be considered for PR.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Besides, family members of the principal applicant who are in Canada can be included in the application. However, all the applicants must meet existing admissibility requirements related to criminality, security, and heath.

🔖Save the date: December 14, 2020, as the start of the application process, which will take place up to August 31, 2021.

Please note that this is general information only and not intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to contact Bowen Immigration & Services directly with questions exclusive to your situation. This news alert may have been prepared using information from IRCC 

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