What is the fastest way to reach Canada as an immigrant?


nettoffee
#1
Hi there my brother in law is a 28 yrs old Iraqi and has a Bachelor degree in agriculture/animal production. We call him Bob. He is living in Baghdad, the most dangerous capital in the world. He comes from a mixed family, a Shiite father and a Sunnie mother. (there is a cold civil war between Sheetes and Sunnies in Iraq now and daily tens are assassinated).

His father is a doctor and his mother is too. His family is secularism or laicism, that think is very dangerous in Iraq nowadays, because Sunnies insurgence will kill him because his father is Shiite, and Shiite militia will kill him because his mother is Sunnie. He worked for a while with a foreign company in Baghdad. The company he worked for, was attacked by unknown armed men, he was lucky because he wasn’t in the building during the attack.

If he applies to a regular application process for a permanent residence visa, it will take time and might not live to reach Canada. For example my friend applied in 1999 and received his file number in 2000 and only in 2006 he take the visa and reached Canada. Me my self I filed the Application in Aug2005 and received the file number in Jan2006 and I hop I reach Calgary in 2010.

I am asking if there is a faster way especially that my brother in law Bob can bring with him a good sum of money because his family is planning to sell a house in Iraq for $250,000.- CAD and he is ready to take this sum with him. Some body told me that he must try to be a province nominee for low population provinces that eager to investors. Can any one please help him?

Thank you for the time you spent on reading this
Last edited by nettoffee; Mar 3rd, 2007 at 02:49 AM..Reason: Remaoving the name for his safty
 
Ariadne
#2
Quote: Originally Posted by nettoffeeView Post

Hi there my brother in law is a 28 yrs old Iraqi and has a Bachelor degree in agriculture/animal production. We call him Bob. He is living in Baghdad, the most dangerous capital in the world. He comes from a mixed family, a Sheete father and a Sunnie mother. (there is a cold civil war between Sheetes and Sunnies in Iraq now and daily tens are assassinated).
His father is a doctor and his mother is too. His family is secularism or laicism, that think is very dangerous in Iraq nowadays, because Sunnies insurgence will kill him because his father is Sheete, and Sheete militia will kill him because his mother is Sunnie. And he worked for a while with a foreign company in Baghdad. The company he worked for, was attacked by unknown armed men, he was lucky because he wasn’t in the attacked building.
If he applies to a regular application process for a permanent residence visa, it will take time and might not live to reach Canada. For example my friend applied in 1999 and received his file number in 2000 and only in 2006 he take the visa and reached Canada. Me my self I filed the Application in Aug2005 and received the file number in Jan2006 and I hop I reach Calgary in 2010.

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I did a little searching and it seems that in order to be a province nominee, you must have a skill that the province has identified as an area where there is a shortage of local skilled workers. Each province has it's own criteria. Alberta is cattle country, but there isn't usually a shortage of people that ranch. Saskatchewan is wheat country and I don't know if there is a shortage of farm workers. The bottom line is that you have to have a job offer. About 20 years ago, I know that families immigrated under some rule that allowed for investment as a criteria to immigrate (check Ontario) but I don't know if that has changed.
http://www.alberta-canada.com/pnp/faqNominees.cfm

Alberta has a huge shortage of people in the building and construction trades. BC also has shortages. In fact, both provinces have a shortage in skilled trade workers and are looking to bring people from Eastern Europe.

Why not apply as a graduate student to one of the Universities and work into the population that way ... get married or something like that. If one person marries a Canadian, the whole family can be sponsored into the country. I don't mean to sound crass, but if you have a beautiful sister, she should come to Canada to study at one of the Universities and see where her life takes her. It wouldn't be the first time that a beautiful daughter married a Canadian citizen to give her family the opportunity to immigrate.
Last edited by karrie; Feb 26th, 2008 at 08:14 PM..
 
nettoffee
#3
Please Ariadne remove the name from your replay wich I thank you very much on it he might be in danger because this is his real name as fast as you can
Last edited by nettoffee; Mar 3rd, 2007 at 02:58 AM..Reason: Spelling
 
Riyko
#4
Honestly no matter what route he goes, he'll still probably have to wait to get approved and then get the visa. An example is a study visa it can take up to a year to get the visa itself and that's applying from the US it can be alot longer for other countries.

I only really know the requirements for Ontario since i'm going to be going to school there, but i've read up on all of the work, immigrate, visit, study ect. visas.
 
Zzarchov
#5
@ Ariadne, hey its Canada..

The brother could come to Canada and marry some nice young man. How bad do they all want out?
 
nettoffee
#6
thank you for your replies. He is in KL now.
 
Tonington
#7
NS has a program which will fast track immigration for skilled workers. The caveat is your brother would need to have a full time job offer. My school is an agricultural school, the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. I could check out the job offerings and let you know. We may also have programs designed for this purpose, I can get back to you on that too. What is your brother's major in?

Here's the link for the Province's program.
www.novascotiaimmigration.com/en-page1078.aspx (external - login to view)
 
nettoffee
#8
Thank you all again.thank you:
Ariadne
Riyko
Zarchov
Tonington
 
ProjectH
#9
Quote: Originally Posted by nettoffeeView Post

Thank you all again.thank you:
Ariadne
Riyko
Zarchov
Tonington

Hello nettoffee, glad your brother-in-law could make it to Canada eventually. But you didn't tell us how he'd done it in less than 1 year. I'm from Syria trying to get to Canada and we're having in the country pretty much a similar situation to what you had described. Any tips?
 
karrie
+1
#10
Quote: Originally Posted by ProjectHView Post

Hello nettoffee, glad your brother-in-law could make it to Canada eventually. But you didn't tell us how he'd done it in less than 1 year. I'm from Syria trying to get to Canada and we're having in the country pretty much a similar situation to what you had described. Any tips?

This thread is over five years old. I wouldn't suggest waiting on an answer from him.
 
Nuggler
+5
#11  Top Rated Post
..................Why do we do this ??


Let's go back say, as far as the building of the Titanic, and post a thread saying we don't think that boat is safe.............
 
EagleSmack
#12
Quote: Originally Posted by NugglerView Post


Let's go back say, as far as the building of the Titanic, and post a thread saying we don't think that boat is safe.............

Love it. That was a good laugh. Thanks Nuggs
 
L Gilbert
#13
Quote: Originally Posted by NugglerView Post

..................Why do we do this ??


Let's go back say, as far as the building of the Titanic, and post a thread saying we don't think that boat is safe.............

lmao
 
SLM
+1
#14
Quote: Originally Posted by NugglerView Post

..................Why do we do this ??


Let's go back say, as far as the building of the Titanic, and post a thread saying we don't think that boat is safe.............

You know that someone will just come along and ask where they can buy tickets for the voyage don't you?

Lol.
 
ProjectH
+1
#15
lol
Hey I just figured he'll get it on his email and probably want to reply back. Better late than never, right? even for buying a ticket for the Titanic voyage.
Oh and if anyone happense to know if the Titanic is passing by Syria, please let me know, I'll take my chances with that :P
 
Bella12
#16
Quote: Originally Posted by ProjectHView Post

lol
Hey I just figured he'll get it on his email and probably want to reply back. Better late than never, right? even for buying a ticket for the Titanic voyage.
Oh and if anyone happense to know if the Titanic is passing by Syria, please let me know, I'll take my chances with that :P

Did the titanic pass by Syria or not yet? i have been doing my research on this whole immigrating to canada thing..it takes forever..WHat have you tried doing so far?
 
EagleSmack
+1
#17
Quote: Originally Posted by ProjectHView Post

lol
Hey I just figured he'll get it on his email and probably want to reply back. Better late than never, right? even for buying a ticket for the Titanic voyage.

Oh I think I would have liked being too late to purchase a ticket on the Titanic
 
B00Mer
#18
The Original Post was made Feb 18th, 2007, I hope he made it already..

 
Bella12
#19
Quote: Originally Posted by B00MerView Post

The Original Post was made Feb 18th, 2007, I hope he made it already..

No i was actually sending this to ProjectH that posted this like months back
 
ProjectH
#20
Quote: Originally Posted by Bella12View Post

No i was actually sending this to ProjectH that posted this like months back

Hey Bella12, no the titanic never came. The Canadian embassy along with every other embassy has closed in Syria because of the war. Also the airports are all suspended now. And the money is going down, so I think I'm quite stuck here in Syria for the time being until further notice, unfortunately.

What I know is either you have to pay for the immigration papers and wait about a year or so to pass. Or you need miracle for someone or some party to pull you from Canada out of your country, which is unlikely.
I've been trying a lot with the second option, I've sent hundreds of resumes. No use so far. And the first option I can't afford at the moment.

If you know something I don't please share.
Anyway, better luck with you hopefully.

Peace.
 
petros
#21
Apply for a temporary work permit they are super easy to get, when you arrive, do the full immigration application, return home and apply for another temporary work permit and keep do doing that until full immigration is approved.
 
Blackleaf
+1
#22
Quote: Originally Posted by karrieView Post

This thread is over five years old. I wouldn't suggest waiting on an answer from him.


For all you know he might have a time machine.
 
Bella12
+1
#23
Quote: Originally Posted by petrosView Post

Apply for a temporary work permit they are super easy to get, when you arrive, do the full immigration application, return home and apply for another temporary work permit and keep do doing that until full immigration is approved.

Applying for a work permit isnt east at all. He needs to find an empolyer that has a positive LMO and believes in his skills and qualifications as well

Quote: Originally Posted by BlackleafView Post

For all you know he might have a time machine.

We are actually here

Quote: Originally Posted by ProjectHView Post

Hey Bella12, no the titanic never came. The Canadian embassy along with every other embassy has closed in Syria because of the war. Also the airports are all suspended now. And the money is going down, so I think I'm quite stuck here in Syria for the time being until further notice, unfortunately.

What I know is either you have to pay for the immigration papers and wait about a year or so to pass. Or you need miracle for someone or some party to pull you from Canada out of your country, which is unlikely.
I've been trying a lot with the second option, I've sent hundreds of resumes. No use so far. And the first option I can't afford at the moment.

If you know something I don't please share.
Anyway, better luck with you hopefully.

Peace.

By the way, there are some european countries that are accepting Syrian immigrants very easily.I heard Sweden is taking every Syrian that wants to immigrate. But i honestly think Canada is a better option but a tough one. Why dont you visit Jordan or Lebanon and apply from there..If you dont mind me asking..What is your degree?
 
Christianna
#24
Quote: Originally Posted by Bella12View Post


..What is your degree?

I think what ever happened , did a few years ago, the original post was in 2007.
 
Bella12
#25
Quote: Originally Posted by ChristiannaView Post

I think what ever happened , did a few years ago, the original post was in 2007.

You are right, but we still discussing options with ProjectH
 
taxslave
#26
Quote: Originally Posted by Bella12View Post

Applying for a work permit isnt east at all. He needs to find an empolyer that has a positive LMO and believes in his skills and qualifications as well


We are actually here


By the way, there are some european countries that are accepting Syrian immigrants very easily.I heard Sweden is taking every Syrian that wants to immigrate. But i honestly think Canada is a better option but a tough one. Why dont you visit Jordan or Lebanon and apply from there..If you dont mind me asking..What is your degree?

Work permits are easy to get, at least for Europeans. No skills required. They do have a time limit.
 
Bella12
#27
Quote: Originally Posted by taxslaveView Post

Work permits are easy to get, at least for Europeans. No skills required. They do have a time limit.

You mean that getting a work permit in Europe requires no skill?

Quote: Originally Posted by taxslaveView Post

Work permits are easy to get, at least for Europeans. No skills required. They do have a time limit.

Oh now i know what you meant.
You are right actually but ProjectH is Syrian and they are being treated differently these days because of their situation,however ,there is definitly a way to make him leave Syria and go to Canada.

There are some ways like applying as a skilled worker if he is one or a provinicial nominiee or apply to join uni in Manitoba or Regina(as they could get a acceptance quicker than the rest of the provinces) or invest if he has the right some of money....etc
 
taxslave
#28
Quote: Originally Posted by Bella12View Post

You mean that getting a work permit in Europe requires no skill?

Never paid much attention but there were 4or5 people from Europe passed through our place this year with work permits and some of them are just out of school The two girls that just left today are hoping to get jobs in Banf for the winter season.
 
hunboldt
#29
Quote: Originally Posted by NugglerView Post

..................Why do we do this ??


Let's go back say, as far as the building of the Titanic, and post a thread saying we don't think that boat is safe.............


The boat was surprisingly safe for the time, if the White star line had placed a competent captain and some binoculars on board.
back on topic, the Iraqi Bro is best off to contact a reliable snakehead. get here, then claim distressed refugee status.
 
Zipperfish
#30
Fastest way? Probably a rocket.
 

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