CANADA – The Best Place For Immigrants
While the demand for skilled workers abroad is increasing, professionals take calculative measures in choosing the country of their interest in settling down.
What are the factors that they look at? Here it goes –
- Want a country which is economically stable
- Job security and the job market
- to be able to save and send home some money
- the social benefits that the government would let them enjoy
Surprisingly, as per the recent survey by American website U.S. News, Immigrants around the globe voted Canada to be the best place to live in, pushing the US to 7th place.
Immigration policy should be designed in a way that it brings long-term benefits for immigrants and the host country. This simple logic was a motto behind the design of immigration process that Canada had, through Express Entry system.
Express Entry was targeted on prospective immigrants and their responsiveness to the labour market and regional needs. Province, Territories and employers used this system to fill the needs of labour. The system also is dynamic in bringing in all positive changes to ensure more fair and responsive system that would help them in meeting emerging needs for long term requirements squaring both the economic needs and immigrants wellbeing
As per the Immigration Year End Report 2016, After Canada, it’s India that ranks second in having got more number of invitations to apply for the visa. India tops first to have received the grant for Citizenship.
Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program which earlier was targeting on CRS scores more than 400, is now welcoming more of IT professionals and professionals in target occupations (that is in demand). Professionals as least as 400 CRS scores, are now receiving NOI.
All these changes are to ensure that requirement and supplies are met keeping in view the long-term labour market response. If you have not thought about applying for Canada, here is the right time for you to explore your options!