Canada Granted Permanent Residency to a Record Number of People in 2021

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic caused immigration to stop in the United States last year. Migrants already here in the U.S. aren’t doing much better for 2021. Processing times for naturalization or status adjustment applications remain at “Crises.” It doesn’t have be that way, but our neighbor to the north is showing us otherwise.

Canada WelcomeOver 401,000 people will become permanent residents by 2021. This article reads, “This surpasses the previous record of 1913. It is the most permanent residents in a single year in Canadian History.” StatementImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), is the federal department responsible for overseeing immigration.

These permanent residents are now “landed” here in Canada. Landing can be either ReferA person whose temporary resident status has become permanent. Canadian officials FocusedSince they are more familiar with Canada’s travel restrictions and other barriers, the focus is on Canadians already living in Canada. In 2021, roughly 70 percent of economic-class immigrants—high-skilled people who can perform jobs that are needed in the Canadian labor market—landed from within Canada, while 30 percent came from abroad.

Canada stood by its troops in the face of crises that arose beyond its borders. Canada stepped in when Afghanistan was under Taliban control. committedTo accept 20,000 Afghan refugees, and doubled it to 40,000 by September. U.S. ExpectationsCanada is committed to welcoming at least 50k Afghans on its territory. Canada, however, would have to accept 350,000 Afghans as a match for Canada’s population commitment.

Canada’s large number of permanent residents will increase in 2021 as part of its Immigration Levels PlanThe IRCC publishes the annual IRCC Report. Canada received 401,000 immigrants through Canada’s landing technicality in the 2021 plan. The goal of the plan is 411 000 permanent residents in 2022. This number will grow to 421 000 by 2023. One-fifth of Canadians are born overseas, making it one of the highest percentages among foreign-born peoples in the world.

Canada looks a lot like the United StatesThe country does not currently have sufficient workers to fill empty jobs. Deloitte Canada estimates that 30.3 percent Canadian companies are experiencingThere are labor shortages. Canada has 38 million people. reportedAs of September 20,21, there were more than 1,000,000 unfilled positions. Pandemic-related labor problems exacerbated the already grave demographic problem in this country. As per to Business Development Bank of Canada Chief Economist Pierre Cléroux: “Today, 16 per cent of Canadians are over 65. Many Canadians will soon retire over the next five-years.

Canadian officials recognize the severity of the shortages and are seeking to help alleviate them. Ontario Labour Minister Monte McNaughton So-calledFor the federal government, to increase his province’s permissible immigrant intake through a skilled workforce program. Heather Stefanson, premier of Manitoba Her province must “to increase immigration” and recognize credential holders. By far, economic migrants make up the majority of the immigrant population that is being targeted by The Immigration Levels PlanFamily, refugee, humanitarian and other admissions are all well in front of them.

Over the period of the pandemic, key immigration indicators in the U.S. fell and have not recovered. Admissions of refugees fellTo a record low 11,445 for the fiscal year 2021, which doesn’t include Afghan evacuees. These evacuees came to the U.S.A under an alternative immigration route. Tens of thousands were granted employment-based green card by the Biden government. ExpireIn fiscal year 2021. In fiscal year 2021. addedJust 247,000 Americans were added between 2020 and 2021. This is the lowest level in many decades.

The majority of immigrants are from the United States. essential partThe post-COVID recovery economic recovery. Canada is aware of this fact and actively works to help them live, work and prosper here. It is time for the United States to follow their lead.