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  1. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Provincial Immigration Programs Act [SBC 2015] c. 37 - Act on-line (consolidated)

    Adoption: 2015-11-17 | CAN-2015-L-105836

  2. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Ontario Immigration Act, 2015, S.O. 2015, c. 8. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-28 | CAN-2015-L-105875

  3. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (S.C. 2014, c. 22). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-19 | CAN-2014-L-96461

    This enactment amends the Citizenship Act to, among other things, update eligibility requirements for Canadian citizenship, strengthen security and fraud provisions and amend provisions governing the processing of applications and the review of decisions. Makes consequential amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

  4. Canada - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Accord entre le Gouvernement de la République française et le Gouvernement du Canada relatif à la mobilité des jeunes, signé à Ottawa le 14 mars 2013. - Accord

    Adoption: 2013-03-14 | INT-2013-IA-98109

    Vise à simplifier et à faciliter les procédures administratives applicables aux jeunes ressortissants français et aux jeunes ressortissants canadiens qui souhaitent séjourner dans le pays dont ils ne sont pas ressortissants, afin d'accroître leur connaissance des langues, de la culture et de la société de ce pays par une expérience de voyage, d'études, de stage, de travail et de vie. Abroge, à sa date d'entrée en vigueur, l'Accord entre le Gouvernement de la République française et le Gouvernement du Canada relatif aux échanges de jeunes, fait à Paris le 3 octobre 2003.

  5. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act (S.C. 2012, c. 17). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-06-28 | CAN-2012-L-94225

    An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Balanced Refugee Reform Act, the Marine Transportation Security Act and the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Act.

    This enactment amends the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and the Balanced Refugee Reform Act to, among other things, provide for the expediting of the processing of refugee protection claims.

    The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act is also amended to authorize the Minister, in certain circumstances, to designate as an irregular arrival the arrival in Canada of a group of persons and to provide for the effects of such a designation in respect of those persons, including in relation to detention, conditions of release from detention and applications for permanent resident status. In addition, the enactment amends certain enforcement provisions of that Act, notably to expand the scope of the offence of human smuggling and to provide for minimum punishments in relation to that offence. Furthermore, the enactment amends that Act to expand sponsorship options in respect of foreign nationals and to require the provision of biometric information when an application for a temporary resident visa, study permit or work permit is made.

    In addition, the enactment amends the Marine Transportation Security Act to increase the penalties for persons who fail to provide information that is required to be reported before a vessel enters Canadian waters or to comply with ministerial directions and for persons who provide false or misleading information. It creates a new offence in respect of vessels that fail to comply with ministerial directions and authorizes the making of regulations respecting the disclosure of certain information for the purpose of protecting the safety or security of Canada or Canadians.

    Finally, the enactment amends the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Act to enhance the authority for the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration to enter into agreements and arrangements with foreign governments, and to provide services to the Canada Border Services Agency.

  6. Canada - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Protocole du 16 septembre 2011 entre le Gouvernement de la République de Bulgarie et le Gouvernement de la République de Serbie sur l'application de l'accord entre la Communauté européenne et la République de Serbie concernant la réadmission des personnes en séjour irrégulier. - Protocole (version bulgare)

    Adoption: 2011-09-16 | INT-2011-IA-100756

    Approuvé par une décision n° 6 du 12 janvier 2012 du Conseil des ministres.

  7. Canada - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Entente entre le gouvernement du Québec et le gouvernement de la République française relative à la mobilité professionnelle et à l'intégration des migrants, signée à Paris le 26 novembre 2010. - Entente Entente

    Adoption: 2010-11-26 | INT-2010-IA-86504

    Publiée par la France par le décret n° 2013-202 du 7 mars 2013 (Journal officiel n° 59 du 10 mars 2013).

    Chapitre 1: Dispositions générales
    Chapitre 2: Admission au séjour, à l'emploi et aux mesures d'accompagnement et d'intégration professionnelle
    Chapitre 3: Coopération
    Chapitre 4: Disposition finales
    Est entérinée par le Québec par le décret n° 273-2011 du 23 mars 2011, publié à la Gazette officielle du Québec (Partie 2) du 13 avril 2011.
    Abroge l'Entente du 9 juin 1989 conclue en vue de favoriser l'établissement à titre permanent ou temporaire aux fins d'emploi au Québec de ressortissants français ou étrangers résidant régulièrement en France.

  8. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Labour Mobility Act (Chapter L-1.1). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06-30 | CAN-2010-L-105843

  9. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Balanced Refugee Reform Act [2010, c. 8]. - Legislation on-line in French and English

    Adoption: 2010-06-29 | CAN-2010-L-89041

    This enactment amends the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, primarily in respect of the processing of refugee claims referred to the Immigration and Refugee Board. In particular, the enactment:
    (a) provides for the referral of a refugee claimant to an interview with an Immigration and Refugee Board official, who is to collect information and schedule a hearing before the Refugee Protection Division;
    (b) provides that the members of the Refugee Protection Division are appointed in accordance with the Public Service Employment Act;
    (c) provides for the coming into force, no more than two years after the day on which the enactment receives royal assent, of the provisions of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act that permit a claimant to appeal a decision of the Refugee Protection Division to the Refugee Appeal Division;
    (d) authorizes the Minister to designate, in accordance with the process and criteria established by the regulations certain countries, parts of countries or classes of nationals;
    (e) provides clarification with respect to the type of evidence that may be put before the Refugee Appeal Division and the circumstances in which that Division may hold a hearing;
    (f) prohibits a person whose claim for refugee protection has been rejected from applying for a temporary resident permit or applying to the Minister for protection if less than 12 months have passed since their claim was rejected;
    (g) authorizes the Minister, in respect of applications for protection, to exempt nationals, or classes of nationals, of a country or part of a country from the 12-month prohibition;
    (h) provides clarification with respect to the Minister¿s authority to grant permanent resident status or an exemption from any obligations of the Act on humanitarian and compassionate grounds or on public policy grounds;
    (i) limits the circumstances in which the Minister may examine requests for permanent resident status or for an exemption from any obligations of the Act on humanitarian and compassionate grounds; and
    (j) enacts transitional provisions respecting the processing of pending claims by the Minister or the Immigration and Refugee Board.

    The enactment also amends the Federal Courts Act to increase the number of Federal Court judges.

  10. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ontario Regulation No. 47/10 made under the Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act (Live-in Caregivers and Others), 2009 concerning Penalties. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-03-22 | CAN-2010-R-96503

  11. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    The Labour Mobility Act (SM 2009, c. 18). - Act on-line (consolidated)

    Adoption: 2009-06-11 | CAN-2009-L-105930

    The purpose of this Act is to ensure that the measures used by regulatory bodies to certify individuals to work in occupations comply with the obligations of Chapter 7 (Labour Mobility) of the Agreement on Internal Trade.

  12. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Règlement sur la pondération applicable à la sélection des ressortissants étrangers (dans sa teneur modifiée au 1er mai 2017). - Règlement (dans sa teneur modifiée) Regulation (as amended)

    Adoption: 2009 | CAN-2009-R-95968

    A été adopté par l'arrêté ministériel n° 2009-011.

  13. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act, 2009, S.O. 2009, c. 32 - Act on-line (consolidated)

    Adoption: 2009 | CAN-2009-L-96502

  14. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment and Immigration Grant Regulation (94/2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009 | CAN-2009-R-105746

    This Regulation, made under section 13(2) of the Government Organization Act provides the Minster of Human Services and the Minister of Labour with the ability to make grants and allows the Minister to establish and change conditions to each grant including: The Regulation also requires the return of any unused portion of a grant.

  15. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Ontario Labour Mobility Act, 2009, S.O. 2009, c. 24. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009 | CAN-2009-L-105877

  16. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (Permanent Residents) (SOR/2008-253). - Canada Gazette Part II

    Adoption: 2008-09-04 | CAN-2008-R-79746

    The amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection
    Regulations are designed to streamline existing processes to facilitate the acquisition of permanent resident status for foreign nationals who have valid temporary resident status in Canada without having to be admitted at a port of entry.

  17. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2008-54) (P.C. 2008-451).

    Adoption: 2008-02-28 | CAN-2008-R-78440

    Amends the list of nationalities that are exempted from obtaining a Temporary Resident Visa.

  18. Canada - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Protocole d'entente du 6 février 2007 entre, d'une part, le Conseil fédéral suisse et, d'autre part, le ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce international du Canada relatif à un programme de mobilité des jeunes. - Protocole d'entente

    Adoption: 2007-02-06 | Date of entry into force: 2007-02-06 | INT-2007-IA-75568

    Contient des dispositions relatives aux conditions pour bénéficier de ce programme, aux modalités du contrat de travail et à la protection sociale.

    Abroge le protocole d'entente du 5 décembre 1979.

  19. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2005-61) (P.C. 2005-381)

    Adoption: 2005-03-22 | CAN-2005-R-70311

  20. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2005-63) (P.C. 2005-386)

    Adoption: 2005-03-22 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-01 | CAN-2005-R-70312

  21. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    The Manitoba Immigration Council Act, SM 2004, c. 5. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004-07-10 | CAN-2004-L-72490

    Establishes the Manitoba Immigration Council which is to be responsible for (a) attracting immigrants to Manitoba; (b) settlement services that should be made available to new immigrants; and (c) initiatives that should be developed and promoted by government and others to ensure that immigrants remain in Manitoba.

  22. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2002-227). - Regulation online

    Adoption: 2002-06-11 | CAN-2002-R-62604

    Comprehensive legislation on immigration and refugees. Divided into 21 parts. Part 1 regulates interpretation and application of regulations. Part 2 sets forth general provisions regarding documents required before entry. Part 3 regulates inadmissibility; Part 4 procedures for visa issuance. Part 5 deals with permanent residents, Part 6 with different economic classes, Part 7 with family classes, Part 8 with refugee classes, Part 9 with temporary residents, Part 10 with visitors, Part 11 with workers, and Part 12 with students. Part 13 regulates removal from national territory, Part 14 detention and release, Part 15 appeals, Part 16 seizure, Part 17 transportation, Part 18 loans, and Part 19 fees. Parts 20 and 21 contain transitional and final provisions. Repeals Immigration Regulations 1978.

  23. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Immigration and Refugee Protection Act [S.C. 2001, c. 27]. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 2001-11-01 | CAN-2001-L-61287

    Comprehensive legislation on immigration and refugees. Divided into five parts. Part I provides for requirements before entering Canada, examination, entering and remaining in Canada, inadmissibility, loss of status and removal, detention and release, right of appeal, judicial review, and protection of information. Part II deals with refugee protection. Inter alia provides for tightened ineligibility provisions for serious criminals, security threats and repeat claimants who seek access to refugee protection. Part III deals with human smuggling and trafficking. Part IV makes provision for establishment on immigration and refugee board, and defines its functions and procedures. Finally, Part V contains transitional and consequential provisions.

  24. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations amending the Immigration Regulations 1978 (SOR/99-146).

    Adoption: 1999-03-25 | Date of entry into force: 1999-04-01 | CAN-1999-R-53853

    Amends the Immigration Regulations to provide for a redesigned Immigrant Investor Program, which allows experienced business persons to immigrate to Canada after making a substantial investment in a provincial government-based venture capital fund.

  25. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations amending the Immigration Regulations, 1978 (SOR/98-544).

    Adoption: 1998-10-29 | Date of entry into force: 1998-10-29 | CAN-1998-R-51199

    Amends the Immigration Regulations to introduce a minimum age of 16 years for spouses accompanying immigrants to Canada.

  26. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/98-270: Regulations Amending the Immigration Regulations, 1978.

    Adoption: 1998-04-30 | CAN-1998-R-49724

    Clarifies the Immigration Regulations 1978 regarding the application of selection criteria to dependent sons and daughters of Convention refugees seeking resettlement.

  27. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/98-271: Regulations amending the Humanitarian Designated Classes Regulations.

    Adoption: 1998-04-30 | CAN-1998-R-49725

    Amends the Humanitarian Designated Class regulations regarding the application of dependency criteria to the children of members of the Humanitarian Designated Classes. Also amends the schedule of countries which shall be considered as source countries.

  28. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Citizenship Act and the Immigration Act (Chapter 22).

    Adoption: 1997-04-25 | CAN-1997-L-47362

    Provides for the appointment of a retired judge to act in place of the Security Intelligence Review Committee when it cannot perform its functions.

  29. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/97-145: Regulations Amending the Immigration Regulations, 1978.

    Adoption: 1997-03-18 | Date of entry into force: 1997-04-01 | CAN-1997-R-46598

    Amends provisions of the Immigration Regulations 1978 relating to applications of Canadian citizens or permanent residents seeking to sponsor immigration of family relatives. Prohibits persons who are bankrupt, confined in prison, or who are subject to criminal charges from sponsoring immigrants, and extends the terms of sponsorship to ten years.

  30. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté du ministre des Affaires internationales, de l'Immigration et des Communautés culturelles daté du 11 octobre 1994.

    Adoption: 1994-10-11 | Date of entry into force: 1994-10-31 | CAN-1994-R-38779

    Remplace les formulaires prescrits par l'arrêté du 30 août 1994 pour la présentation d'une demande d'engagement et pour la souscription d'un engagement par un résidant du Québec.

  31. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté ministériel du 30 août 1994 concernant la prescription des formulaires d'engagement (dans sa teneur modifiée au 1er mai 2017). - Arrêté ministériel (dans sa teneur modifiée) Minister's Order (as amended)

    Adoption: 1994-08-30 | CAN-1994-R-95967

    Contient chaque formulaire en format PDF.

  32. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Règlement sur la mise en oeuvre de l'Entente en matière de sécurité sociale entre le gouvernement du Québec et le gouvernement de la République d'Autriche. - Règlement (dans sa teneur modifiée) Regulation (as amended)

    Adoption: 1994-02-09 | CAN-1994-R-38484

    La loi sur le régimes de rentes du Québec et ses règlements d'application sont applicables aux personnes visées par l'entente. A été adopté par le décret n° 251-94 du 9 février 1994.

  33. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret no 256-93 du 3 mars 1993 portant règlement modifiant le règlement sur les services d'intégration linguistique et sur l'assistance financière.

    Adoption: 1993-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 1993-04-01 | CAN-1993-R-33245

    Modifications relatives aux conditions d'admissibilité des immigrants aux services de formation linguistique.

  34. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/93-22: Federal Court Immigration Rules, 1993

    Adoption: 1993-01-07 | CAN-1993-R-33010

    Provides for rules in respect of the practice and procedure for applications for leave, applications for judicial review and appeals under the Immigration Act. Made under section 84(1) of the Immigration Act.

  35. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Immigration Act and Other Acts in Consequence Thereof. Chapter 49.

    Adoption: 1992-12-17 | CAN-1992-L-33018

    Amends the Act extensively, in particular regarding the right to enter Canada, general principles of admissibility, sponsorship, humanitarian or compassionate considerations, documents for permanent residents, departure orders, reports relating to persons who constitute a danger to the security of Canada, and related matters.

  36. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Règlement sur les services d'intégration linguistique (dans sa teneur modifiée au 1er mai 2017). - Règlement (dans sa teneur modifiée) Regulation (as amended)

    Adoption: 1991-04-10 | Date of entry into force: 1991-05-10 | CAN-1991-R-22242

    S'agit de services d'apprentissage de la langue française et d'initiation à la vie québécoise. Est édicté par le décret n° 465-91 du 10 avril 1991.

  37. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Règlement sur l'octroi de prêts à des immigrants en situation particulière de détresse (dans sa teneur modifiée au 1er mai 2017). - Règlement (dans sa teneur modifiée) Regulation (as amended)

    Adoption: 1991-04-10 | Date of entry into force: 1991-05-10 | CAN-1991-R-22243

    En application de la Loi sur l'immigration, fixe les conditions d'octroi et de remboursement d'un prêt, le taux d'intérêt applicable, ainsi que la forme et la teneur d'une demande de prêt. Est édicté par le décret n° 466-91 du 10 avril 1991.

  38. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret no 467-91 du 10 avril 1991 édictant les règles de preuve, de procédure et de pratique du Bureau de révision en immigration.

    Adoption: 1991-04-10 | Date of entry into force: 1991-05-10 | CAN-1991-R-22244

    En application de la Loi modifiant la Loi sur le ministère des Communautés culturelles et de l'Immigration (L.R.Q., c.M23.1) du 27 mars 1991, précise les modalités concernant la demande en révision et l'audition.

  39. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Immigration Act, 1976 and to amend other Acts in consequence thereof. Chapter 35.

    Adoption: 1988-07-21 | CAN-1988-L-7246

    The amendments deal in particular with refugees, visa requirements for students and workers, procedures and appeals.

  40. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Immigration Act, 1976 and the Criminal Code in consequence thereof. Chapter 36.

    Adoption: 1988-07-21 | CAN-1988-L-7247

    The purpose of the amendments includes preserving "for persons in genuine need of protection access to the procedures for determining refugee claims", and controlling immigration abuses.

  41. Canada - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Règlement sur la sélection des ressortissants étrangers (dans sa teneur modifiée au 1er mai 2017). - Règlement (dans sa teneur modifiée) Regulation (as amended)

    Adoption: 1981 | CAN-1981-R-93261

    Section I: Dispositions générales
    Section II: Certificat de sélection
    Section III: Conditions relatives au garant
    Section IV: Certificat d'acceptation
    Section V: Droits éligibles
    Section VI: Indexation
    Section VII: Victimes du séisme en Haïti

  42. Canada - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Loi sur l'immigration au Québec (dans sa teneur modifiée au 1er mars 2017). - Loi (dans sa teneur modifiée) Act (as amended)

    Adoption: 1968 | CAN-1968-L-93260

    Section I: Définition
    Section II Sélection des ressortissants étrangers
    Section III: Intégration des ressortissants étrangers
    Section IV: Règlements et ententes
    Section V: Enquêtes
    Section VI: Dispositions pénales
    Section VII: Recours devant le Tribunal administratif du Québec
    Section VIII: Disposition finale


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