Migration and Moving to Canada and North America
best place to start your research on immigration to
Canada is the Canadian Government official site
Citizenship and Immigration Canada: Canadas official
source of immigration and citizenship information.
We would urge you to spend considerable time researching
basic information on immigration, life in Canada, kinds
of visas etc on the portal before contacting attorneys,
consultants and others.
this section of GaramChai.com, you will find links of
interest to immigrants, prospective immigrants and those
interested in immigration reform.. Please do not hesitate
to point out any inaccuracies that you might notice.
large and can absorb a lot more immigrants comfortably
than most other nations that welcome immigrants. The
annual intake of immigrants in Canada is around 200,000,
with a vast ethnic diversity, a fact that is especially
attractive to individuals looking to be a part of a
multi-ethnic, multi-cultural society. Among the top
ten countries where immigrants to Canada originated
include China, India, the Philippines, Pakistan, Hong
Kong, Taiwan, Iran, S. Korea, Poland and Russia.
Canada Immigration Links:
articles on Immigration:
Feature: Immigrants from India [Govt. of Canada]:
Over the past two decades, India has been
ranked within the top three source countries of immigrants to Canada and British Columbia. It was even the top source for B.C. for
many years during the early 1980s. During the period 1980-2000, there were more than 77,000 Indian immigrants who landed in B.C.,
representing 12 per cent of all immigrant landings in the province. Although the majority of recent immigrants to the province
were from Asia, immigrants from India collectively exhibited some unique social-demographic characteristics when compared
to those who came from other Asian countries.
in Indian immigration applications to Canada
- Canada is losing its appeal for Chinese immigrants,
while the number of newcomers from India is on the rise.
poised to overtake China as top source of immigrants
- Canada's racial face is about to change as immigration
from China slides while newcomers from India increase,
internal documents obtained by Vancouver immigration
lawyer Richard Kurland suggest.
South Asian Population Doubles In GTA
(Source WeeklyVoice) Without a doubt, the South Asian
population in the census metropolitan area of Toronto
has quite an impact on life in this region. And
within the coming years, this impact is set to grow
"Desperate" For More Immigrants
-Canada is projected to accept 255,000 new immigrants
next year as compared to around 236,000 last year.
Handling Immigration Problems At The Port Of Entry
Useful tips to new immigrants - I
am a newly landed immigrant and had many questions before
I landed into Canada and was finding it difficult to
get all answers in one place and so thought of writing
it down for other newcomers based on my own very current
real experience in Canada. (Originally published in
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Staff is fluent in Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, English and can find translators if needed in other South Asian languages.
GaramChai.com and other information
section of GaramChai.com will attempt to address some of the
Frequently Asked Questions on Life in Canada that immigrants,
visitors and others from different cultures attempt to address.
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