May 19, 2011
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FILES SUBMITTED TO THE MICC IN 2010

Quebec Investor Program: Files Submitted to the MICC in 2010

We have just received from the MICC the below charts that indicate the number of files submitted under the Quebec immigrant investor program in 2010 and 2009.  Please note, that the following numbers might not be the exact number of files that have been submitted in 2010 as there are still some files that have not yet been opened.

Files submitted under the Quebec
Immigrant Investor Program in 2010

The list below represents the top 15 countries
of the applicants last place of residence
 
Total 
Percentage 
 Last place of residence
 China
5999 
63.4% 
 Iran
1659 
17.5% 
 Pakistan
325 
3.4% 
 United Arab Emirates
158 
1.7% 
 Republic of Korea
139 
1.5% 
 India
134 
1.4% 
 Egypt
130 
1.4% 
 Republic of Turkey
117 
1.2% 
 Bangladesh
86 
0.9% 
 Saudi Arabia
66 
0.7% 
 Taiwan
55 
0.6% 
 Algeria
50 
0.5% 
 Russia
42 
0.4% 
 Vietnam
38 
0.4% 
 Jordan
32 
0.3% 
 Other
437 
4.6% 
 Total
 
9,467 
100.00% 

 

Files submitted under the Quebec
Immigrant Investor Program in 2009

The list below represents the top 15 countries
of the applicants last place of residence
 
Total 
Percentage 
 Last place of residence
 China
3072 
69.36% 
 Iran
471 
10.63% 
 Pakistan
172 
3.88% 
 Republic of Turkey
89 
2.01% 
 United Arab Emirates
87 
1.96% 
 Bangladesh
56 
1.26% 
 Republic of Korea
49 
1.11% 
 Saudi Arabia
45 
1.02% 
 Egypt
44 
0.99% 
 India
41 
0.93% 
 Taiwan
27 
0.61% 
 Sri Lanka
22 
0.50% 
 Morocco
22 
0.50% 
 Algeria
21 
0.47% 
 Jordan
18 
0.41% 
 Other
193 
4.36% 
 Total
 
4,429 
100.00% 
OTHER NEWS IN IMMIGRATION
  • Reappointment : Ministery of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism
    The Honourable Jason Kenney was reappointed as  the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism

  • Visa Sections of the Canadian Consulates :
    The Visa Section of the Canadian Consulate in Buffalo will be closed to all walk-in temporary resident service*  from Monday, 06 June through Friday, 10 June 2011. They will still be accepting mail-in applications during that time.  They will also continue to provide service to persons appearing to collect their Permanent Resident Visas on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and persons whose Permanent Resident interviews have been scheduled during that week in Buffalo.

    The Visa Sections of the Canadian Consulates in New York, Washington, Detroit, Seattle and Los Angeles will maintain their regular walk-in service during this time.

    * Temporary Resident service includes applications for Temporary Resident Visas, Work Permits, Student Permits, Permanent Resident Travel Documents, Applications to Return to Canada, Applications for Criminal Rehabilitation and Temporary Resident Permits.

  • Canada and New Zealand Partner to Tackle Immigration Fraud
    Canada's efforts to combat immigration fraud have been strengthened following the signing of a new information-sharing initiative with New Zealand, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney, announced today. Under this arrangement, Canada will be able to securely and confidentially check the fingerprint information of asylum seekers and foreign nationals facing deportation in Canada with those stored in New Zealand immigration databases.
    Consult the full press release posted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. 

 

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