Canada: New Live-In Caregiver Program

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that live-in caregiver would be able to get open work permits about 18 months sooner. Canadian Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced the processing changes last Dec.15.

“Too many live-in caregivers have completed their work obligations but must continue living in the home of their employer, waiting for their application for permanent residence to be reviewed,” Kenny said. Changes include: Allowing live-in caregivers to apply for permanent residence after 3,900 work hours, instead of two years of work; The elimination of the need IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR SUBSIDI aries horoscope , PARENT COMPANIES AND AFFILIATES, IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW. for a second medical examination when the caregiver applies for permanent residence; Increasing amount of time a caregiver has to complete their work obligations, from three years to four; The adoption of a standardized employment contract that ensures both parties agree to the salary, hours of work (PNA).

Source: Sunstar Cebu,Wednesday, December 21, 2011


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