On December 16, 2021, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau announced the 2022 Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mandate Letter. This power of attorney will explain the key tasks of Canadian immigration in 2022, and is the most accurate prediction about Canadian immigration policy next year. Canada will prioritize the following nine categories of issues next year!
1⃣️ Speed up the trial
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called on the immigration minister to shorten current processing times for applications, including delayed cases affected by COVID-19.
Create more opportunities for international students and temporary foreign workers to gain permanent residence through Express Entry.
The introduction of electronic applications for family reunification to provide temporary residency for overseas spouses and children awaiting approval for reunification immigration.
4⃣️Cancellation of naturalization application fee
Exempt Canadian citizenship application fees and encourage permanent residents to apply for Canadian citizenship.
5⃣️ Create a Municipal Nominee Program
Continue to complete the Municipal Nominee Program, which was delayed due to the pandemic.
6⃣️Establish a credible employer system
Establish a trusted employer system for Canadian companies that hire temporary foreign workers, and streamline and speed up the current work permit renewal process to improve the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
7⃣️ Undocumented workers
Build on existing pilots to further regulate the status of undocumented workers in Canada.
Continue to cooperate with the province of Quebec to support French-speaking immigrants and promote the integration of French-speaking immigrants across the country.
Working toward the goal of resettling 40,000 Afghan refugees.
More importantly, the Canadian government will also provide up to 85 million funds for the immigration system to strengthen the Immigration Bureau’s trial system and speed up case approval!