President Donald Trump has signed a new decree that will prevent new green card holders and temporary foreign workers coming to the UNITED states in 2020. Trump signed the order because of the belief that it will help American workers who have lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 pandemic to find a job.
The minister of Mendicino has made numerous comments since the start of the coronavirus crisis that Canada is committed to welcoming immigrants, temporary foreign workers and international students.
While Canada’s economy has also been weakened by the pandemic, Mendicino and the government of canada believe that the fact that you continue to welcome the immigrants will help the economy.
Mendicino reaffirmed these views in a new television interview.
When asked about his thoughts on the suspension of immigration in the UNITED states, Mendicino said that immigration will be the spring of Canada’s economic recovery.”
We have a plan in place that seeks to draw the best and brightest from around the world. We have routes like the Express Entry program, and the Global Talent Flow, which will help entrepreneurs, engineers, and innovators. We also have lanes for manual workers and skilled workers.
In fact, Canada continues to welcome new immigrants through Express Entry, the provincial nominee Program (PNP), and other permanent resident pathways in the course of the pandemic. In addition, temporary foreign workers are largely exempt from Canada’s current restrictions on travel and technology, workers can enter Canada through temporary visa pathways such as the Global Talent Flow.
Before the pandemic, Canada will look to host another 341,000 new permanent residents in 2020 according to the record of the year, it was in 2019.
Canada has no target for temporary foreign workers and foreign students.
All in all, Canada has over 100 combined permanent and temporary residents, options for skilled workers who wish to pursue economic opportunities in the country.
Canada also offers various immigration streams temporary foreign workers and international students who wish to transition to canadian permanent residence status.
Mendicino remarks on immigration to start at 03:05:00 in the following video, which was aired on the June 23, 2020:
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