More Parents and Grandparents Allowed to Move to Canada

Many changes are coming to the immigration policies in Canada. The executive director of Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, Erick Ambtman, said his organization had raised the issue of family separation, and he is happy the government is finally listening. One of the main changes will be the number of parents and grandparents allowed to relocate to Canada. If you are considering immigration to Canada, contact Become A Canadian. Their team of experts can walk you through the process of obtaining the required visa to live and work in Canada.

This year, 17,000 relatives were allowed to move under the program, but that is going to increase. Up to 20,500 parents and grandparents will be admitted in 2019, 2020 and 2021 under the reunification program. Minister Amarjeet Sohi said, “Parents and grandparents often help care for children, for example, increasing their parent’s ability to work and study and to make a meaningful contribution to their communities.” Living in Canada is possible with the right guidance along the way. Contact Become A Canadian for help and to have your questions answered.