IRCC Confirms Permanent Residence Pathway In The Works For Undocumented Migrants

IRCC Confirms Permanent Residence Pathway In The Works For Undocumented Migrants

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has confirmed it’s engaged on a brand new pathway for undocumented staff to develop into everlasting residents.

However the immigration division is refusing to reveal both what type that new pathway will take, what number of candidates it can admit to Canada, or when it could be unveiled.

“We can’t speculate on future program or coverage choices,” replied IRCC spokesperson Michelle Carbert in an e mail to

The IRCC spokesperson would solely verify work is underway and the immigration division is working with educational consultants and trade stakeholders, together with the Canadian Council for Refugees and Migrant Rights Community.

“IRCC can be informing our future coverage choices based mostly on the teachings discovered via latest progressive packages which have examined new approaches and efficiently transitioned people in Canada on a short lived standing or with no standing to everlasting residency,” wrote Carbert.

“Most notably, packages such because the Guardian Angels, the Out-of-Standing Building Staff Pilot, and the pathway to everlasting residence for momentary staff and worldwide graduates.”

The Guardian Angels particular pathway was shortly put in place on the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, between December 2020 and August 2021, for refugee claimants who had been than already offering direct affected person care within the well being sector.

As soon as we confirmed that candidates had been eligible and had the required work expertise for this program, often known as Guardian Angels, any elimination order underneath which they had been referred was suspended till a last resolution is made on there candidacy,” stated Carbert.

The momentary public coverage for Out-of-Standing Building Staff in Toronto is one other pathway to everlasting residency.

It was launched in 2020 after which prolonged via to Jan. 2 subsequent yr – or till 500 candidates and there relations have been granted everlasting residence, whichever comes first.

That pathway acknowledges the financial contributions of those staff and goals to deal with there vulnerability because of there lack of immigration standing, stated Carbert.

New Pathway To Construct On Success Of Pilot Applications To Retain Non permanent Residents

The federal government is working with the Canadian Labour Congress, which refers candidates who’ve a powerful probability of assembly the eligibility necessities of the general public coverage to IRCC,” she stated. “Eligible candidates could apply for a short lived resident allow and an open work allow to stay and proceed working in Canada whereas there everlasting resident software is processed and finalized.”

Final yr, the IRCC additionally launched the one-time Non permanent Resident-to-Everlasting Resident (TR-to-PR) pathway which was open to simply accept 90,000 momentary staff and worldwide graduates already in Canada.

Information of the present pathway underneath improvement by Immigration Minster Sean Fraser and his group on the IRCC was first damaged by the Toronto Star who quoted an nameless supply

With the brand new pathway, the IRCC hopes to faucet into an present pattern of momentary residents making use of for – and getting – everlasting residence in Canada.

Final yr, virtually 169,000 international nationals in Canada with work permits gained there everlasting residency, making up roughly 41.6 per cent of all new everlasting residents to Canada in 2021.

Moreover, greater than 157,000 former worldwide college students turned everlasting residents in 2021, a brand new file, together with greater than 88,000 who transitioned instantly from a SubmitCommencement Work Allow (PGWP) to everlasting standing,” stated Carbert.

“As we emerge from the pandemic, IRCC will proceed to discover new avenues to assist extra international nationals already dwelling in Canada to make this there everlasting dwelling.

“This is a chance for us to have a look at finest practices and classes discovered from our earlier experiences to make sure probably the most inclusive and efficient public coverage.”

The Quantity Of Undocumented Migrants is Unknown However Estimated At 500,000

Nobody is aware of for certain what number of undocumented migrants reside in Canada.

“A guesstimate of about half one million has been proposed nationally, however this quantity varies amongst different sources which counsel wherever from 20,000 to 200,000 undocumented staff,” stated a research first printed in 2010.

In a letter calling on the immigration minister to create a brand new pathway for undocumented migrants in Canada, Unifor – the identical union which represents Toronto Star journalists – suggests there could also be many extra of those individuals in Canada.

To ensure that these everlasting residency pathway and regularization packages to make an actual distinction within the lives of the over 1.7 million migrants at the moment with out safe standing in Canada, they have to be made as open and accessible as potential,” wrote Unifor nationwide president Lana Payne in that letter dated Aug. 30 this yr.

Actually, many individuals have crossed the border into Canada at unauthorized border crossings prior to now decade or so however official file holding solely goes again so far as 2017.

Within the first six months of this yr alone, the IRCC estimates that 30,238 asylum seekers got here into Canada and made refugee claims via these unauthorized border crossings, 24,811 of that are nonetheless pending.

Final yr, an estimated 79,052 such asylum seekers got here in at these crossings, with 64,254 of these nonetheless pending.


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