Friday, July 20, 2012

Bill C-38 is now a law (June 29, 2012) | Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act

Applications filed before February 27, 2008 will be returned and filing fees refunded.

 As was mentioned in the "Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act" (Bill C-38) which was made into a law last June 29, 2012. 

The bill contains amendment to Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) to include Section 87.4 abolishing all Federal Skilled Worker applications filed before February 27, 2008 which has not received a positive selection decision before March 29, 2012.

But there might still hope.

The amendments contained in section 87.4 of the IRPA terminating FSW applications are subject to litigation. The result of that litigation could affect how the terminated FSW applications are handled in the future.

Further information will be provided as the litigation progresses.

Read more about the Operational Bulletin 442 to understand how this may affect you, click here.

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