One mistaken choice value them Canadian everlasting residence

They thought they utilized for the English stream of the brand new TR to PR pathway, however they had been rejected as a result of they didn’t meet the language requirement for the French stream.

Himanshu swears he utilized for the English stream of the International Student Graduate immigration pathway, so he was shocked when his utility got here again refused for the French stream.

On Might 6 this 12 months, he was amongst tens of 1000’s of English-speaking worldwide pupil graduates throughout Canada racing towards the clock to fill out their immigration utility. The Worldwide Scholar Graduate stream of the limited-time Temporary Residence to Permanent Residence (TR to PR) pathway was first-come-first-served, and after 40,000 purposes had been entered it could shut indefinitely.

“I’m 100 per cent positive I chosen Worldwide Graduate. Me, my brother, and a few buddies had been watching me and correcting me, even when I made a small mistake,” Himanshu stated.

He’s amongst dozens of individuals in a WhatsApp group who say they had been refused beneath the French stream, though they supposed to use for English. Sandeep Singh Ghotra is part of this group. He says he utilized for the English Essential Worker stream for non-healthcare staff, however was refused for not assembly the requirement of the French stream for essential workers. This pathway closed in July after the consumption cap of 30,000 was reached.

He too says he’s sure he utilized for the English stream.

“I’m a pc engineer, I’ve 10 years of expertise, I do know what’s a glitch of the computer systems and easy methods to handle the computer systems, I do know every little thing about computer systems. So I can’t imagine that this may occur with me,” Ghotra stated.

He referenced different glitches which have affected TR to PR recordsdata, such because the 7,300 additional applicants accepted for the Worldwide Scholar Graduate stream, and the very fact that there have been points with paying the charges on the day the streams opened.

As for the French stream refusals, an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) spokesperson stated it was not a glitch within the system.

Candidates have the chance to pick out the stream they want to apply for within the devoted consumption portal for the Short-term resident to everlasting resident pathway (TRPR Pathway). The query posed within the portal is: ‘What pathway are you making use of for?’ and there’s a dropdown with all obtainable streams. French-speaking streams are proven within the dropdown as being French-speaking. The applicant is assessed towards the necessities of the stream they chose within the drop-down menu,” IRCC wrote in an announcement.

IRCC additionally stated that the streams had been faraway from the drop down menu after the utmost variety of purposes had been obtained.

It’s attainable that the applicant chosen the French-speaking stream as a result of the overall stream was already stuffed after they went to create their utility and as such, the overall stream was not current within the drop-down menu,” the assertion stated.

Nevertheless, this may solely be true if the candidates tried to use after Might 7 for Worldwide Scholar Graduates, and July 16 for non-healthcare important staff.

Wenjing Xie utilized on Might 6 for the non-healthcare important staff stream. She received a rejection letter from IRCC on September 14.

Just like the others, she indicated on one of many utility varieties, the IMM 0130, that she was making use of for the English stream, and in addition provided a legitimate English check.

“I guess they didn’t even check out all my paperwork. They only gave me a refusal letter and [didn’t] even [give me] an opportunity to elucidate,” Xie advised CIC Information.

She known as IRCC that day, the agent advised her there was nothing they might do. She additionally stuffed out a webform to no avail. All of the whereas, she too is constructive that she didn’t choose the French program within the dropdown menu.

Because the packages are full, there isn’t a means for any of those folks to reapply to the identical program. IRCC says if these candidates are eligible, they could apply for Canada’s different immigration programs.

Nevertheless, Himanshu says he doesn’t suppose it’s an possibility for him.

“My [Post Graduation Work Permit] might be expired subsequent 12 monthsI’ve 9 months I can’t even apply for Specific Entry. I gained’t have sufficient factors,” Himanshu stated. “There are a lot of folks like me, they don’t have sufficient work allow to go together with one other Canadian immigration program.”

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